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Internal threats: Amazon Alexa, “unfortunate case of human error and an isolated incident”

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Internal threats: Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa user receives 1,700 audio recordings of a stranger through ‘human error’ When a person using Amazon’s voice assistant in Germany requested to listen to his archive of recordings, he got much more than he was expecting. Along with receiving his own audio history captured by a home microphone, the user also gained access […]

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Internal threats: Elon Musk emails employees about ‘extensive and damaging sabotage’ by employee

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CNBC (GettyImages) Elon Musk on Insider Threat

Musk specified in his email that the person has conducted extensive and damaging sabotage to the company operations by leaking codes of internal products and exporting data to outsiders. Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk claimed that an employee attempted to sabotage the car maker in an email sent to employees Sunday night, according to […]

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Internal threats: How a Low-Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone’s Most Sensitive Code

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Insider threat - Apple- How a Low - Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone's Most Sensitive Code

On Wednesday 9th february 2018, an anonymous person published the proprietary source code of a core and fundamental component of the iPhone’s operating system. A user named “ZioShiba” posted the closed source code for iBoot—the part of iOS responsible for ensuring a trusted boot of the operating system—to GitHub, the internet’s largest repository of open […]

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Internal threats: British Airways

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Insider threat. Amenazas internas. British Airways

Internal threats: British Airways The uninterruptible power supply was interrupted. An outsourced technology analyst is said to be responsible for the collapse of the systems of the airline British Airways. Why did a blackout kill the BA data center and why did the spread spread across the world and put all flights on the ground? […]

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Internal threats: Infrastructures (Marrochy Shire, Queensland)

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Millions of gallons of raw sewage were pumped into the local environment by a computerised waste management system.

In Maroochy Shire, Queensland, millions of gallons of raw sewage were pumped into the local environment by a computerized waste management system. “Marine life died, the creek water turned black and the stench was unbearable for resident”, reported the Australian Environmental Protection Agency”. Police later found that a contractor at the sewage plant, V. Boden, […]

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The CERT for Safety and Industry (CERTSI) warns of insider threats

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Insider, las dos caras del empleado Publicado por INCIBE

Incidents of internal origin (insider) can bring terrible consequences for organizations. In the following article “Insider, the two faces of the employee“, the CERTSI * echoes the internal risk (intentional / unintentional) and considers some of the possible causes. The motivation of actions carried out by disgruntled employees or internal threats may have different origins, […]