U.S. bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies amid concerns of Russian espionage

The Department of Homeland Security issued a directive barring use of the Russian company’s product.

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke ordered that Kaspersky Lab software be barred from federal government networks while giving agencies a timeline to get rid of it.

Source: U.S. bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies amid concerns of Russian espionage

Popular TV cable company impacted by data breach of up to 4 million personal records

The personal records of up to four million Time Warner Cable customers were possibly leaked via an unsecured Amazon server. The breach, which involved more than 600GB of data (the equivalent of 20 HD movies), was discovered by Cologne, Germany-based cybersecurity firm Kromtech.

Do you use this popular cable and internet service provider? It may be time to change your password.

Source: Popular TV cable company impacted by data breach of up to 4 million personal records