Drug smugglers are ‘hacking into computers that control worldwide shipping’ sparking fears terrorists could deliberately capsize one of the enormous vessels

Drug smugglers are ‘hacking into computers that control worldwide shipping’ | #TpromoCom #drugs #hackers #hacker #shipping | sparking fears terrorists could deliberately capsize one of the enormous vessels.

The gangs gain remote access when a widely used system is poorly protected to alter container ship manifests, making their contraband shipment appear innocent and thereby avoiding detection. To read the remainder of this news story, click here.

Experts fear hackers could cause a ship to capsize. Pictured: MV Hoegh Osaka ran aground in the Solent. There is no suspicion that the ship’s loading plans were altered or hacked

NAFCU testifies on data security, serves as industry lead

NAFCU testifies on data security, serves as industry lead | #TpromoCom #NAFCU #data #testimony | NAFCU representative Debra Schwartz, NAFCU Board treasurer and president and CEO of Mission Federal Credit Union in San Diego, Calif., delivers prepared remarks today

WASHINGTON, DC (November 1, 2017) — Debra Schwartz, National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) Board treasurer and president and CEO of Mission Federal Credit Union in San Diego, Calif., is scheduled to deliver the following prepared remarks during today’s hearing, “Data Security: Vulnerabilities and Opportunities for Improvement,” by the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.  To read this news story, click here.

Hilton agrees to $700,000 settlement over data breaches

Hilton agrees to $700,000 settlement over data breaches | #TpromoCom #Hilton #data #breach| The hotel chain’s data breaches exposed hundreds of thousands of customer credit card numbers.

On Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that the Hilton Domestic Operating Company, formerly known as Hilton Worldwide, will pay $700,000 in recompense for failing in its duty — not simply by having poor security in the first place which allowed the data breaches to occur, but for then leaving customers in the dark. To read the remainder of this news story, click here.