Binance Creates New Cryptocurrency Venus

Binance Creates new Form of Cryptocurrency called Venus

This month, Binance announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency independent of the mainstream coins called Venus. Binance is currently the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world. The company, which is based in Malta, is a platform that combines finance and … Continue Reading

Netflix Requires PIN for Profiles

Netflix Creates PIN Protection for Profiles

The days of sharing your Netflix account with friends and family may be long gone with the company’s new layer of protection. The media provider with television shows and movies is in the early stages of creating a password requirement … Continue Reading

FDNY Loses Hard Drive With Medical Records

New York Fire Department Loses Hard Drive with Patient Files

In the age of online connection, data loss dangers still reside within physical storage solutions. An employee for the New York Fire Department lost his personal external hard drive with thousands of medical records on patients that were treated by … Continue Reading

US Wants Back Doors for Encrypted Media

US Attorney General Calls for Encryption Back Doors

US Attorney general, William Barr, recently addressed the ever-controversial topic of encryption art the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University. While encryption has grown in use since the creation of the internet and other electronic devices, governments worldwide … Continue Reading

Monzo Bank PIN Storage

Monzo Bank Stores User PINs in Accessible Internal Systems

Don’t let the size of challenger banks fool you, they are just as susceptible to mishandling information as the chain banks. The United Kingdom challenger bank, “Monzo” recently admitted to storing close to 500,000 user PINs incorrectly in their internal … Continue Reading

Biometric Indicators Rise In Healthcare Filed

Use of Biometrics is Rising in the Healthcare Field

Using faces or fingerprints to unlock a personal device or clock in to work in the morning has become part of our everyday routine. The evolution of technology also results in the need for more digital privacy, especially when dealing … Continue Reading

Comodo Publicly Exposes Passwords

Internal Comodo Files Exposed Due to Unsecured Password

Despite the constant warnings about securing passwords, businesses still fail to implement proper network security. Comodo, a cybersecurity platform that offers SSL certificates and other services, exposed many of their internal documents when their password was exposed on the internet. … Continue Reading

IRS Audit Finds Security Vulnerabilities

IRS Audit Reveals Security Vulnerabilities

A regular audit by the GAO (Government Accountability Office) recently found over 14 data security vulnerabilities in the IRS’ IT infrastructure and financial reporting systems. This is in addition to the 87 security and control deficiencies and over 150 recommendations … Continue Reading

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Australian Anti-Encryption Laws Affect Data Privacy Globally

Australia’s new anti-encryption laws have been in place for less than a year, but have already begun to negatively affect the data privacy of technology companies worldwide. The bill, known as the Telecommunications Assistance and Access Bill, essentially gives law … Continue Reading

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Cryptocurrency Scams Rise in Recent Years

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have catapulted into popularity over the past decade. Bitcoin Market Journal noted that more than 32 billion bitcoin wallets exist, and more than 7.1 million people actively use bitcoin. The rise in popularity stems from the … Continue Reading