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February 17, 2019

CISOs Hit the Bottle as Workplace Pressures Build - Infosecurity Magazine
UK and US CISOs are facing burnout as they struggle to cope with escalating cyber-threats, insufficient budgets and a lack of engagement from the board.
Equifax Partner Breaches Customer Data - Infosecurity Magazine
A technology partner of the three big credit reporting agencies has been breached in what appears to be a classic supply chain attack. Hackers may have had a two-week window in which to steal sensitive personal information including Social Security numbers, names, dates of birth and home addresses.
UK Firms Drowning in Breaches - Infosecurity Magazine
The vast majority of UK businesses have suffered data breaches over the past 12 months, many of them multiple times, according to new research.
Dating App Says Stolen Data Was Sold on Dark Web - Infosecurity Magazine
The dating app Coffee Meets Bagel confirmed that the accounts of approximately six million users were compromised in a breach. This was part of a larger breach affecting 620 million accounts that got leaked across 16 companies.
Millions Affected by 500px Data Breach - Infosecurity Magazine
Online photography network 500px has forced a password reset for all users after revealing this week that it suffered a data breach last summer. The stolen data includes: users’ names, email addresses, usernames, hashed passwords and birth date, gender and city/state/country if provided.
On the Land, One-quarter of Vertebrates Die Because of Humans | SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Humans have a ''disproportionately huge effect'' on the other species of vertebrates that share Earth's surface with us, causing more than 25 percent of the deaths among an array of species all over the globe, according to a recently published study.
How the US has hidden its empire | News | The Guardian
The United States likes to think of itself as a republic, but it holds territories all over the world – the map you always see doesn’t tell the whole story.
New AI fake text generator may be too dangerous to release, say creators | Technology | The Guardian
The creators of a revolutionary AI system that can write news stories and works of fiction – dubbed “deepfakes for text” – have taken the unusual step of not releasing their research publicly, for fear of potential misuse.
Phishing, Humans Root of Most Healthcare Attacks - Infosecurity Magazine
Across healthcare organizations in the US, malicious actors are successfully leveraging phishing attacks to initially gain access to networks.