The more one uses and shares on social media, the more information is publicly available for cyber attackers to use to exploit users’ personal and professional information.

It is hard for people to realize that every single thing shared on any social media platform is available for friends and foes alike to access and use.

On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, the University of Texas at Austin announced that it has blocked TikTok access across the university’s networks. According to the announcement to its users, “You are no longer able to access TikTok on any device if you are connected to the university via its wired or WIFI networks.” The measure

According to the National Security Agency, actors backed by the Chinese government are actively targeting a zero-day vulnerability in two commonly-used Citrix networking devices.

The exploit (CVE-2022-27518) affects Citrix ADC, an application delivery controller, and Citrix Gateway, a remote access tool. Both devices are standard in mid-to-large enterprise networks. Analysts at the National

Palo Alto’s Unit 42 recently issued a threat assessment alert outlining a new, unique phishing scam that has been successful. The scam is believed to have been carried out by the Luna Moth/Silent Ransom Group and is targeting businesses in the legal and retail sectors. Unit 42 predicts that the scam is “expanding in scope.”

The State Bar of Georgia recently disclosed that it was the victim of a cybersecurity incident in April 2022, when an unauthorized individual accessed its systems and compromised the data of current and former employees and “some members of the State Bar.”

The incident included unauthorized disclosure of individuals’ names, addresses, dates of birth, Social

In response to Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed AB 1242 into law, which “prohibits law enforcement and California corporations from cooperating with out-of-state entities regarding a lawful abortion in California.”

In particular, AB 1242 prohibits California companies that provide electronic communication services from complying with out-of-state requests

Hackers caused a massive traffic jam in Moscow by exploiting the ride-sharing app Yandex Taxi and using it to summon dozens of taxis to a single location. While Yandex has not confirmed the attacker’s identity, the hacktivist group Anonymous claimed responsibility on Twitter. The group has been actively taking aim at Russian targets in response

Boise State Public Radio has reported that the Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on August 12, 2022. IHDE is a not-for-profit organization that was launched in 2009 to provide access to patient records for 194 different participating treatment providers.

According to the report, IHDE “operates a massive database of Idaho