Every industry is fair game for hackers. One mistake with any account information like reusing or sharing passwords and your organization can be shaken down for millions. So remember to practice good cybersecurity: do not reuse passwords, always confirm whom you are sharing sensitive information with, and be careful when clicking on suspicious links.
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A new Xbox Live bug has been discovered that allowed hackers to obtain the gamertag email addresses of Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S users. At the moment, this appears to be the extent of the exploit, which has seemingly been fixed, but not before exposing a serious bug in the system, one that Microsoft initially didn’t seem very concerned with because while the breach leaks emails, this is the only information it was leaking.
Researchers from the Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COIC), an Imec research group at the University of Leuven in Belgium, have “discovered major security flaws” in the key fob of the Tesla Model X, the small device that allows someone to automatically unlock the car by approaching the vehicle or pressing a button.
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That’s this week’s roundup, showing that every industry benefits when good cybersecurity habits are followed. So wash your hands and keep your passwords secure. Thanks for reading, stay safe and we’ll see you next week!
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