28,000 printers hacked for security awareness

CyberNews cyber security experts hijacked nearly 28,000 unsecured printers worldwide and forced them to print a printer security manual. How to secure a printer? Limit or disable network printing; Secure your print ports; Use a firewall; Update your printer firmware to the latest version; Change the default password to a strong passphrase. Read more on […]

Data Breach Privacy

What is the login code and password?

A desk clerk had difficulty logging into the hospital information system and asked aloud “How do I log in?” To a colleague who also had a patient in front of the splash screen.Then the login code and then the password were loud and audible for everyone. In hospitals people are notoriously careless, careless and thoughtless […]

Data Breach Privacy

Former Uber CISO charged for concealing hack

Yesterday Uber’s former security chief Joe Sullivan was charged with attempting to conceal a hack from federal investigators. This hack exposed the email addresses and phone numbers of 57 million drivers and passengers. As a result the former CISO could face up to eight years in prison for not promptly disclosing to the employee and […]

Privacy Security

How to improve cyber security within your organisation?

NCSC published the following Small Business Guide for Cyber Security with the following steps for which ID Control gives some free trials of cloud security services: Backing up your data; Protecting your organization from malware (f.e. https://antivirusservice.eu/ ); Keep your mobile devices safe (f.e. https://antivirusservice.eu/ ); Using password to keep your data safe (f.e. https://idcontrol.pw); Avoid phishing attacks. […]


Largest cruise line operator hit by ransomware

Cruise line operator Carnival Corporation has disclosed that one of their brands suffered a ransomware attack on 15 August and filed this with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Carnival expects that the security event included unauthorized access to personal data of guests and employees, which may result in potential claims from guests, employees, shareholders, […]


71% Dutch people are positive about working from home

Research by the Knowledge Institute for Mobility Policy shows that 71% of the Dutch are positive about working from home.45% of homeworkers want to continue to do this more often after the crisis. Currently, about 48% of workers (partly) work at home.Most home workers (about 60%) expect to work from home one to two days […]