MIT Ceases Research Relationships with Huawei and ZTE

Laura BednarVulnerabilities

MIT ceased research Huawei ZTE

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is following in the U.S. government’s footsteps by no longer collaborating with Huawei and ZTE Corporation. Both companies are already in hot water with the United States after accusations of theft of trade secrets and violating U.S. sanctions. These accusations along with other security issues worldwide led to MIT updating their review process for … Read More

Singapore and Russia Create Strict Laws About “Fake News”

Laura BednarCybersecurity

singapore russia content laws

With rumors of “fake news” spreading like wildfire on the internet, two countries have taken drastic measures to ensure that their residents are not exposed to the “falsehoods.” The governments of Russia and Singapore have created regulations regarding online content and use of private networks, limiting what can be said and viewed online. New Bill Aims to Limit Fake News … Read More

App for Family Tracking Exposes Data of Thousands of Users

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family locator exposed user location

What was created as a way for families to keep track of their loved ones has turned into a serious threat to their safety. The family tracking app, Family Locator, leaked the real-time locations of 238,000 users due to an exposed server. How Does the App Work? Family Locator was built by Australian-based software company, React Apps. The family tracker … Read More

Health Tech Company Meditab Leaks Patient’s Medical Records

Laura BednarVulnerabilities

Meditab exposed insecure fax

Doctor’s notes, prescriptions, and blood test results are only a few of the types of medical information that Meditab leaked. The California-based company provides software in the healthcare industry. Their goal is to help medical practices and pharmacies organize their business operations. In addition to their software, they also process electronic faxes for healthcare providers. It was this insecure service … Read More

Cloud-Based System, Box, Leaks Data of Large Companies

Laura BednarVulnerabilities

Box data leak public links

Most companies use a cloud-based sharing system to make their professional lives more manageable. However, in the case of Box, it only led to more headaches over leaked data. Box is a cloud content management system that lets a group of coworkers share documents, work in apps securely, and create links to company information. Security Research Shows Public Links Something … Read More