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Weekly Cybersecurity Report - Year End Review for 2018

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Weekly Cybersecurity Report - Year End Review for 2018

CNET 2018 Security Roundup

cnet.com- Author: CNET Staff - Date: December 13th, 2018 

CNET has released a video on their year end review of the biggest hacks of the previous year in 2018. Check it out in the link directly below.


Looking back on Facebook in 2018

csoonline.com- Author: Cynthia Brumfield - Date: January 7th, 2019 

This past year Facebook has faced some turbulence in their decade-long streak of growth in 2018. From their role in helping political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica, back in March to when members of Congress questioned Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg on their internal policies when handling user data the year was definitely a rocky one for the social media juggernaut.


California Ruling Prohibits Federal Agents From Unlocking Your Phone With Your Face

csoonline.com- Author: CSO Staff - Date: January 15th, 2019 

A judge in California has ruled that Federal Agents cannot force people to unlock their smartphones with a finger, thumbprint, face, or even iris. Oakland, California, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kandis Westmore said the government’s expectation to seize all devices and force people at the house to unlock them with their biometrics “runs afoul of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments.” She added, “The Government cannot be permitted to search and seize a mobile phone or other device that is on a non-suspect's person simply because they are present during an otherwise lawful search.”


World Economic Forum 'Global Risks' Report Outlines What's to Come for 2019

infosecurity-magazine.com - Author: Phil Muncaster - Date: January 17th, 2019 

According to the latest report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) expected data there and cyber attacks are set to increase in 2019. Senior Decision makes from around the globe were surveyed and 80% said that they expected cyber-related disruption to increase in 2019. A slightly smaller number also expected an increase in fake news by 63%, personal identity theft by 64%, and loss of privacy to companies by 63%.


Amazing Security Tricks and Tips to Start Your 2019 Right!

groundzeroweb.com- Author: GZ Staff - Date: January 3rd, 2019 

This week for our security treat we have a hilarious list of amazing security tips and tricks. Check them out at the link below!


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