At this time of year, Las Vegas turns into what many refer to as “hacker summer camp,” and the moniker is certainly a fitting one. The Black Hat 2019 conference, held August 3-8, is now in its 22nd year and drew over 20,000 security professionals from all across the country for technical training, presentations, briefings, networking, and more. BSides Las Vegas also held its annual conference from August 6-7, drawing a similar (and often overlapping) audience to help disseminate security knowledge throughout the industry. And of course, DEF CON 2019 took place from August 8-11, with security workshops, training sessions, and demo labs. For security professionals, it doesn’t get much better than this.
One of the Worlds Largest Consulting Firm “Accenture” Owned four Biggest cloud-based storage servers left Openly in Public without Securing Tons of Highly sensitive data that could be downloaded without a password by anyone who knew the servers web addresses.
Exposed Cloud Data servers belong to Accenture’s enterprise cloud offering, Accenture Cloud Platform, a “multi-cloud management platform” that is used for Accenture Customers.
State and federal authorities are investigating a cyber-attack on four Atlantic City online casino gaming sites, which were apparently targeted by a hacker who promised more disruption unless a ransom was paid in Bitcoin. Read more.