“We take your privacy seriously,” Saturday edition

As part of my research collaboration with Protenus for their Breach Barometer reports, I spend time every week reaching out to entities to ask them for details about incidents if I cannot find any notice on their site or a state attorney general’s si...

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Oct 31, 2020
The Legal Risks of Security Research

The Legal Risks of Security ResearchOctober 30, 2020https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2020/10/the-legal-risks-of-security-research.html Sunoo Park and Kendra Albert have published “A Researcher’s Guide to Some Legal Risks of Security Research.”...

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Oct 31, 2020
WordPress Patches 3-Year-Old High-Severity RCE Bug

WordPress Patches 3-Year-Old High-Severity RCE BugOctober 30, 2020https://threatpost.com/wordpress-patches-rce-bug/160812/ WordPress released a 5.5.2 update to its ubiquitous web publishing software platform. The update patches a high-severity bug,...

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Oct 31, 2020
FTC Commissioners Appeal to Hill on Section 13(b)

Last week, all five FTC Commissioners – Chairman Joseph Simons (R), and Commissioners Christine Wilson (R), Noah Phillips (R), Rebecca Slaughter (D), and Rohit Chopra (D) – sent a letter to the Chairs and Ranking Minority members of the Senate Commer...

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Oct 30, 2020
October Cyber update II from the Office of Rob Kleeger

,I hope this email finds you and your loved one's safe, secure, and healthy. In addition, that this Q4 provides as much success as you've had in the past.I've been receiving some very positive feedback on these little reminders about me and with ope...

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Oct 28, 2020
October Cyber update from the Office of Rob Kleeger

,I hope this email finds you and your loved one's safe, secure, and healthy. In addition, that this Q4 provides as much success as you've had in the past.I've been receiving some very positive feedback on these little reminders about me and with ope...

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Oct 13, 2020
September Cyber update from the Office of Rob Kleeger

,I hope this email finds you and your loved one's safe, secure, and healthy. It is my hope that you find value in the below and bi-monthly "top of mind" communications. Stay Cool.CURRENT DATA SECURITY NEWS:It's Time to Make the Donut's again:Dunkin'...

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Sep 16, 2020
Cyber update from the Office of Rob Kleeger

,I hope this email finds you and your loved one's safe, secure, and healthy. July has flown bye and soon the kid's will be back to school - whatever that means :)It is my hope that you find value in the below and bi-monthly "top of mind" communicati...

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Jul 31, 2020