Category: Security

Network security, Security

Enterprise endpoint protection failures will continue until accountability increases

January 5, 2018

Via: CSO Online

There is a great need for sweeping changes, more so than most know. The Cyber War continues to heat up and no enterprise is left on the sideline. Smaller business are being left for dead, successful ransomware attacks are driving […]

Access control, Security

Behavioral biometrics will replace passwords by 2022

January 4, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

In just a few years, we can all safely forget those cumbersome passwords we use to secure and unlock our devices. And we will be able to thank on-device artificial intelligence (AI) for easing the strain on our memory, according […]

Network security, Security

Opera browser updated to stop crypto-currency mining

January 3, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

The last year has seen a rise in the number of websites hogging visitor’s CPU and browser resources by surreptitiously mining for cryptocurrencies while you surf. Sites like Pirate Bay have found themselves in hot water after visitors discovered it […]

Application security, Security

Browser data leakage bug – Mozilla to delete info just in case

January 2, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Mozilla published an unexpected security patch this week, bumping Firefox up to version 57.0.3. (You probably weren’t expecting a browser update between Christmas and New Year, but it’s good to know that security fixes don’t take second place in holiday season.) […]

Data loss, Network security, Security

Alteryx: a new massive data leak

December 22, 2017

Via: Panda Security

Researchers based in California reported that the information of 123 million US households had been found exposed on the internet. Every single person with an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account and the correct URL has been able to access the […]

Network security, Security

Overnight Cybersecurity: Senators unveil election security bills | North Korea denies WannaCry role

December 22, 2017

Via: The Hill

SENATORS UNVEIL ELECTION SECURITY BILL: A bipartisan coalition of Senate lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday meant to strengthen U.S. election cybersecurity following Russian election interference. The bill would authorize block grants for states to upgrade outdated voting technology. It would […]

Cyber-crime, Security, Vulnerabilities

WMWare addressed severe Code Execution vulnerabilities in several products

December 21, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

VMware has released security updates to address four vulnerabilities in its ESXi, vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA), Workstation and Fusion products. The flaws were addressed with the release of six patches for ESXi, version 12.5.8 of Workstation, version 8.5.9 of Fusion, and […]

Cyber-crime, Security, Spam

Happy holidays – and don’t get scammed!

December 20, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Looking for digestible, not-too-technical holiday season security advice? Here’s a video that gives you some handy tips that you can use yourself, or pass on to friends and family so they don’t get scammed while they’re supposed to be enjoying […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing, Security

Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas

December 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

A few years ago, fake support call scams were one of the most likely cybercrimes that would reach out and touch you at home. And, boy, how those guys used to reach out. Boiler rooms full scammers would make cold […]

Network security, Security, Tech

Mark Your Calendar for the Top Security Conferences of 2018

December 19, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Security conferences offer great opportunities to learn about the latest innovations and trends in the industry. They allow practitioners to interact directly with vendors and to network with their peers, putting a human spin on the technology-driven, often impersonal business […]