Privacy Surveillance

Hikvision: the biggest in camera surveillance

The Chinese Hikvision’s products can be found anywhere from police surveillance systems to baby monitors with 4.8 million networks of Hikvision devices in more than 191 countries. Hikvision could be sanctioned for aiding the Chinese government’s human rights violations in Xinjiang. The US Treasury is reportedly considering adding Hikvision to the Specially Designated Nationals and […]

Vulnerability

Agent- or network-based vulnerability scanning

With remote working now the norm agent-based scanning is becoming a must, while network-based scanning is an optional extra.External vulnerability scanning can give a great overview of what you look like to a hacker, the information that can be gleaned without access to your systems can be limited. Internal vulnerability scanning is about protecting the […]

Privacy

33% of Top Hospital sites have a Facebook Tracker

Not only by visiting but also when making a appointment or login data is shared with the Technology giant. The Meta Pixel is a snippet of code that tracks users as they navigate through a website, logging which pages they visit, which buttons they click, and certain information they enter into forms. It’s one of […]

Privacy
Bing gets search results from Edge

The EU’s Digital ID scheme good for privacy?

The European Commission unveiled plans to introduce a bloc-wide digital ID. If approved, the plan would allow people to use an app to prove their identity online, whether that’s to verify their age or to check their driver’s license. The EU plans to start testing the app (wallet) in October 2022 after it has a […]

Vulnerability

Critical vulnerablity in Citrix Application Delivery Management

Citrix warned customers to deploy security updates that address a critical Citrix Application Delivery Management (ADM) vulnerability that can let attackers reset admin passwords.Citrix ADM is a web-based solution that provides admins with a centralized cloud-based console for managing on-premises or cloud Citrix deployments, including Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC), Citrix Gateway, and Citrix Secure […]

Data Breaches Email Security

Email hacked senstive personal data exposed

The America’s leading not-for-profit health plans and health care provider Kaiser Permanente,, has recently disclosed a data breach that exposed the health information of more than 69,000 individuals. An attacker accessed an employee’s email account containing patients’ protected health information (PHI) which included the patients’ first and last names, medical record numbers, dates of service […]