Neustar International Security Council (NISC) research revealed yesterday that system compromises are now the greatest cyber concern for IT security leaders, with nearly one in four (23%) security leaders citing them as the biggest threat to their business.
News has surfaced that security researchers have discovered 23 vulnerabilities in Circle with Disney monitoring software which could be used to hijack full families of devices. Circle with Disney is touted as “the smart way for families to manage content and time online, on any device.”
Security researchers researchers have discovered 23 vulnerabilities in ‘Circle with Disney’ monitoring software. The Android and iOS-compatible product pairs wirelessly, and can be used to create a network of devices including smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs, monitoring Internet use and websites visited. These exploitable vulnerabilities could enable hackers to gain various levels of access and privilege, which could give the attackers the opportunity to tap into every family member’s activities and spy on every device.
It’s being reported this morning that over 46 million Malaysians have been affected by a severe and wide-ranging data breach, mostly stolen from Malaysian telecoms companies, but also including some 80,000 medical records. Records including mobile phone numbers. names and SIM card data is also among the information stolen.