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University in Germany Handing Out Paper Passwords to 38,000 Students After Cyber Attack

2019-12-19T15:29:21-07:00December 19th, 2019|Tags: , , |

The students at Justus Liebig University (JLU) Giessen have been asked to provide proof of identity in person because of "legal requirements". The attack, on 8 December, initially took the entire university offline. It told students it was investigating the [...]

Gov. Scott announces education initiatives to develop cybersecurity careers

2018-09-12T11:47:07-06:00September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Barre, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Education announced this week the start of two major initiatives to develop state-wide career pathways in advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity. The Agency of Education is working in close collaboration [...]

​A Flaw in Google’s Bug Tracker Exposed Private Security Vulnerability Reports

2018-08-15T20:41:02-06:00November 6th, 2017|Tags: , , |

The bug allowed the researcher to see the most sensitive vulnerabilities in Google's services. However the bug was patched within an hour of learning about the exploit. Google has an internal platform called Google Issue Tracker that tracks a list [...]

Beware: Fake and Vulnerable WordPress Plugins

2018-08-15T20:41:09-06:00October 5th, 2017|Tags: , , |

A fake Wordpress plugin containing a backdoor and three zero-day vulnerabilities—all affecting the high-profile blogging platform WordPress—were recently discovered.  The three plugins with zero-day vulnerabilities which were exploited are Appointments, Flickr Gallery, and RegistrationMagic-Custom Registration Forms. The fake plugin which contains backdoor is [...]