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Cloud security

Misconfigured Google Groups Expose Sensitive Data

July 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

Researchers at cloud security firm RedLock believe hundreds of organizations may be exposing highly sensitive information by failing to properly configure Google Groups. Google Groups is a service that allows users to create and take part in online forums and […]


Email security

Endpoint Protection: Spotting the Cyber Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

July 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

When I worked as a Principal Researcher at RSA Labs around year 2000, I was tasked to identify what might affect our revenue stream. “Anything,” I thought. Upon further reflection, I argued that criminals would start trying to steal passwords […]


Mobile security

Google Rolls-Out Play Protect Services for Android

July 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

After introducing the product at the Google I/O conference in May, Google has now made its Play Protect security services available to all Android users. Play Protect was designed to combine various Android security services, including Verify Apps and Bouncer, […]


Vulnerabilities

88% feel vulnerable to data threats

July 24, 2017

Via: We Live Security

Organizations are increasingly aware of the threat posed by data breaches, according to Thales’ 2017 Data Threat Report. A remarkable 88% of respondents also admitted to feeling vulnerable to threats, with 9.1% feeling “extremely vulnerable”, which is significantly higher than the […]


Cyber warfare

20 Questions for Improving SMB Security

July 24, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Over the last few months, I’ve had the good fortune to chat with a number of small and medium-sized businesses about their unique security issues and challenges. What did I notice during many of my conversations? That most SMBs are […]


Cyber warfare

7 tips to stay cyber safe this summer

July 24, 2017

Via: Malwarebytes

You’ve probably already seen the back-to-school ads on TV and rolled your eyes a little bit. We’re with you: There’s still plenty of summer left. That’s why we want to remind you about some of the cybersecurity pitfalls you might […]


Malware

US Banks Targeted with Trickbot Trojan

July 21, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The Necurs botnet has begun delivering the Trickbot banking Trojan to financial institutions in the United States, a sign of increasingly larger and more complex attacks on the industry. Trickbot, which specifically threatens businesses in the financial sector, has been […]


Access control, Privacy protection

3 Ways to Keep Your Data Private When You’re in Public

July 21, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Public Wi-Fi has made it easier than ever to be productive no matter where you are – at the airport, in a coffee shop and, in some communities, even just sitting on a park bench. But that productivity can come […]


Application security

98% of Companies Favor Integrating Security with DevOps

July 20, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

An overwhelming majority of companies believe an integrated security and DevOps team makes sense, with 98% of survey respondents saying they are either planning to or have launched such an effort, according to a report released today by DigiCert. The […]


Virus & Malware

DDoS Tools availability Online, a worrisome trend

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

As cyber crime reaches new levels with new malware & viruses being realized online on a daily basis it also becomes apparent that the increase in DDoS tools that require no apparent skills to use them, just providing the IP address it […]