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4 Common Ways Your Employees Can Compromise Your Security

February 15, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Even though cybersecurity solutions are becoming increasingly sophisticated, hackers are still managing to keep up even with the most advanced technologies. Furthermore, companies get so caught up in trying to adopt new technologies in their endless search for 100% protection […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Security, Tech

New AI technology used by UK government to fight extremist content

February 14, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The UK Home Office on Monday unveiled a £600,000 artificial intelligence (AI) tool to automatically detect terrorist content. The Home Office cited tests that show the new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. That accuracy […]


Access control, Application security

Scary apps on Google Play, and what to do about them

February 14, 2018

Via: Kaspersky Blog

Jane, the mother of seven-year-old Samantha, was in the next room when she heard a horrible voice coming from the smartphone her daughter was playing with. She came running into the room as the voice continued: “You look afraid, is […]


Hacker, Privacy protection, Security, Tech

How safe are you around your smart TV?

February 14, 2018

Via: We Live Security

The times when all that our TV sets could do was show us ‘regular’ TV stations are now over. These days, such ‘old-school’ television sets are increasingly being replaced with their ‘smart’ successors, which we can use for streaming video […]


Privacy protection, Security, Tech

Blockchain Hardened devices: Can they restore privacy with security by design?

February 14, 2018

Via: We Live Security

Regardless of your favorite or most hated device due to security concerns, the technologists behind them and the software they use, should share a key concern: “Security by design (and by default)”. While a strong line of prose, Security by […]


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Combatting the Growing Threat of Ransomware

February 14, 2018

Via: itCurated

Given the current cybersecurity environment and the increasing sophistication of ransomware, getting to threats before they can have a business impact is more important than ever. If you find yourself questioning whether to pay a ransom, you’ve already lost the […]


Privacy protection, Security

Facebook’s privacy settings are illegal, says court

February 13, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Facebook tucks default privacy settings away where you have to go dig for them – not exactly what you’d consider a way to get informed consent, the Berlin Regional Court in Germany has decided. And what’s up with that real-name […]


Malware, Mobile security

Millions of Android devices forced to mine Monero for crooks

February 13, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

No device is safe from criminals looking to make it stealthily mine cryptocurrency for them. However weak its processing power is, it still costs them nothing. With that in mind, forced crypto mining attacks have also begun hitting mobile phones […]


Network security, Privacy protection, Security

Protect your Privacy with Bitdefender VPN

February 13, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

A Virtual Private Network – also known as a VPN – is a group of computers linked together over the internet. This basically allows someone who’s connected to the internet, from anywhere in the world, to access a network that’s […]


Email security, Malware, Spam

Necurs botnet is behind seasonal campaigns of Valentine’s Day-themed spam

February 13, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Necurs botnet made headline again, the experts at IBM X-Force research team observed a spike in the activity of the infamous botnet. Necurs was not active for a long period at the beginning of 2017 and resumed it activity in April 2017. The Necurs botnet was used in the past months […]