Posts Tagged ‘cyberattack’

Cyberattacks on K-12 Schools and Higher Education

K-12 schools and universities are increasingly becoming targets for cyberattacks due to the valuable information they hold, such as student and staff personal data, financial information, and research data. Cyberattack statistics include: Proofpoint found that 90% of higher education institutions experienced at least one successful phishing attack in 2019. Malwarebytes found that the education sector…

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Access Control Systems Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

At the recent Black Hat security conference some researchers presented vulnerabilities to access control systems that enabled them to remotely lock and unlock doors just like you see in the movies, and even blocked the access from being logged. Separately, as part of a wider cyber attack on RuTube, Russia’s competitor to YouTube, employee access…

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