Cyber Security News of the Week, September 18, 2016

Individuals at Risk
Identity Theft
Identity Theft: How To Protect Yourself Or Resolve It: Identity theft impacts more than 17 million consumers every year, and consumers over 50 can be particularly vulnerable. This year is on track to exceed the 780 data breaches of 2015, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center.

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, September 18, 2016

Important Security Updates
Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version to fix at least 26 vulnerabilities. Updates are available from Adobe’s website. Updates are also available for Adobe AIR.

Apple iOS: Apple has released version 10.0.1 of its iOS to fix at least 1 vulnerability reported in previous versions.

Cyber Security News of the Week, September 11, 2016

Individuals at Risk
Identity Theft
Regulators Slam Wells Fargo for Identity Theft: For years, some Wells Fargo employees subscribed the bank’s customers to products they didn’t request, and that practice has now triggered $185 million in fines. BankInfoSecurity, September 9, 2016
Cyber Privacy
Location Privacy: The Purview of the Rich and Indigent: I’d just finished parking my car in the covered garage at Reagan National Airport just across the river from Washington, D.C. when I noticed a dark green minivan slowly creeping through the row behind me.