Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2041 Security lapse exposed New York airport's critical servers for a year
NEW YORK -- A security lapse at a New York international airport left its server backups exposed on the open internet for almost a year, ZDNet has found.

The internet-connected storage drive contained several backup images of servers used by Stewart International Airport, but neither the backup drive nor the disk images were password protected, allowing anyone to access their contents.

The airport, about 60 miles north of Manhattan, serves hundreds of thousands of passengers each year, and is regularly used by the military. The airport is known for accommodating charter flights of high-profile guests, including foreign dignitaries.
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#2041 Security lapse exposed New York airport's critical servers for a year
#2040 Watershed SHA1 collision just broke the WebKit repository, others may follow
#2039 Linus Torvalds on SHA1 and Git: 'The sky isn't falling'
#2038 SHA1 collider
#2037 Removing user admin rights mitigates 94% of all critical Microsoft vulnerabilities
#2036 List of sites possibly affected by Cloudflare's Cloudbleed HTTPS traffic leak
#2035 How security products are tested – part 1
#2034 The real cost of ransomware: Attacks take most victims offline for at least a week
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