The Cyberwire – In an 8-k filed this week with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the large medical testing firm Quest Diagnostics disclosed that American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a third-party collection services firm, notified Quest that AMCA had detected unauthorized activity in its network. As reported by TechCrunch and others, the breach appears to have affected nearly 12 million people. IOActive and Bugcrowd partnership release.
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UK Tech News – As the global market for drones increases, with current predictions showing annual growth of 36% between 2018 and 2022 according to analysts, cybersecurity expert, IOActive, has expressed concerned at the threat potentially weaponised drones could pose to public safety. As the range and functionality of drones improve, and their cost reduces, weaponisation could become common, as poor cybersecurity could allow commercial drones to be hijacked by attackers.
Strategic partnership provides Global 1000 customers with more options to reduce risk and identify security gaps Infosecurity Europe – Olympia, London, June 4, 2019 – IOActive, Inc., the worldwide leader in research-fueled security services, today announced that it is joining forces with Bugcrowd, the #1 crowdsourced security company, to provide full-stack continuous testing options across all industries and key verticals, including healthcare, retail, financial services, transportation, technology and government. IOActive operates in over 30 countries and brings world-class services to businesses globally through its advisory…
Professional Security – If the commercial market for drones is left unchecked, we could start to see drones being weaponised, presenting potential hazards to public safety; so warns a cyber security and ethical hacking company. As the range and functionality of drones improve, and their cost reduces, weaponisation could become common, as poor cyber-security could allow commercial drones to be hijacked by attackers. This presents several risks not yet considered, says IOActive.