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Network security

Google Rolls Out Security Center for G Suite Enterprise

January 18, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

New dashboards give admins a look at data such as suspicious device activity and spam email delivery across the business. Google is integrating a new security center into G Suite to give administrators a more granular view of security metrics […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Spectre and Meltdown explained: What they are, how they work, what’s at risk

January 15, 2018

Via: CSO Online

In the first days of 2018, published research revealed that nearly every computer chip manufactured in the last 20 years contains fundamental security flaws, with specific variations on those flaws being dubbed Spectre and Meltdown. The flaws arise from features […]


Network security

Advantages of Adding Security-as-a-Service to Reduce Alert Fatigue and Expand Protection

January 15, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Enterprises today are tasked with developing, implementing, managing and updating their security systems in an increasingly hostile environment. As a result, they are constantly devoting scarce resources to an ever-expanding array of threats. Security-as-a-service (SECaaS) can deliver extended protection to […]


Identity theft

New Year, New Account Fraud: Identity Theft May Be Holding Back Your Customer Experience Resolutions

January 15, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

The beginning of a new year is a great time to resolve to improve your customer experience. One of the best places to start is the new account creation process. Financial institutions can spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars per […]


Network security

Proposed Legislation Would Create Office of Cybersecurity at FTC

January 12, 2018

Via: Security Week

Two Democratic senators, Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Mark Warner, D-Va, introduced a bill Wednesday that would provide the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with punitive powers over the credit reporting industry — primarily Equifax, Credit Union and Experian — for poor […]


Application security

Security Flaws Found in Majority of SCADA Mobile Apps

January 11, 2018

Via: Security Week

Researchers from IOActive and Embedi have conducted an analysis of SCADA mobile applications from 34 vendors and found vulnerabilities in a vast majority of them, including flaws that can be exploited to influence industrial processes. Two years ago, researchers Alexander […]


Vulnerabilities

Meltdown Patch Broke Some Ubuntu Systems

January 11, 2018

Via: Security Week

Canonical was forced to release a second round of Ubuntu updates that address the recently disclosed CPU vulnerabilities after some users complained that their systems no longer booted after installing the initial patches. On January 9, Canonical released Ubuntu updates […]


Network security

Don’t Get Scared — Get Back in Operation With the Right Incident Response Strategy

January 10, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Incident response (IR) is a significant challenge because organizations are often shellshocked when faced with a cyberattack. IR teams may have the right skills to react to and resolve security events, but a lack of preparation can exacerbate the problem […]


Network security

Oracle WebLogic Exploit Used in Cryptocurrency Mining Campaign

January 10, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

PeopleSoft and WebLogic app servers, as well as cloud systems using WebLogic, hacked and used to net some $226K in digital currency. Enterprises that failed to install Oracle’s critical WebLogic patch last October could find their PeopleSoft and cloud-based servers […]


Mobile security

Android Malware Developed in Kotlin Programming Language Found in Google Play

January 10, 2018

Via: Security Week

Security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a malicious application in Google Play that was developed using the Kotlin programming language. Detected as ANDROIDOS_BKOTKLIND.HRX, the malicious program was masquerading as Swift Cleaner, a utility designed to clean and optimize Android […]