Three for Thursday – Interesting Info Security News from Around the Globe
How one hacker exposed thousands of insecure desktops that anyone can remotely view
by Zack Whittaker for Zero Day
Badly configured software used on thousands of machines can let hackers into X-ray scanners, industrial control systems, doctors’ servers storing medical records, and more. Click the article title above to continue reading this piece.
Cyber attacks exposed taxpayers’ personal information more than 700,000 times last year
by Eric Pianin, The Fiscal Times
“A February 2016 “update” showed that another 390,000 accounts had been inappropriately accessed, bringing the new grand total to 720,000 “ Click the article title above to continue reading this piece.
Calling All Women: The Cybersecurity Field Needs You And There’s A Million Jobs Waiting
by Steve Morgan @cybersecuritysf
“Only 11% of the world’s information security workforce are women, according to the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) — a 501(c)3 non-profit passionate about helping and empowering women to succeed in the Cybersecurity field.” Click the article title above to continue reading this piece.