Schools Already Struggled With Cybersecurity. Then Came Covid-19

July 1, 2020

Via: Wired

THIS TIME LAST year, Jaggar Henry was enjoying the summer like so many other teens. The 17-year-old had a job, was hanging out with friends on the weekends, and just generally spending a lot of time online. But then, at […]

Twitter Warns Paying Customers of Potential Data Leak

June 25, 2020

Twitter is warning paying customers of its advertising and analytics platforms in an email that it is “possible” others could have accessed their personal and financial information as a result of a bug. As reported by BBC News, Twitter learned […]

Extended Tax Season in the US Spurs Additional Concerns for Identity Theft and Tax-Related Fraud

June 17, 2020

Fraudsters often stay ahead of the game, using every trick in the book to catch citizens off guard and steal millions of dollars in hard-earned money, and personal information each year. Although scammers are a year-round threat, the extended tax […]

Network security, Security

Domestic 5G development at core of US communications security plan

July 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In late March, during the first phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the White House issued a little-noticed document entitled The National Strategy to Secure 5G of the United States, which articulates a “vision for America to lead the development, deployment, […]

Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Solar power shines light on security for the renewable energy industry

July 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Cyberattacks on energy companies are becoming more common. State-sponsored groups such as Hexane or DragonFly target them routinely to sabotage operations and steal intellectual property (IP) while criminal groups try to extort money with the ransomware attacks like the one […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Google Removes 25 Malicious Google Play Apps Stealing Facebook Login Credentials

July 1, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Last month, Google removed 25 Android apps from its Google Play Store after discovering they were stealing users’ Facebook account credentials. The malicious apps, identified by security company Evina, appeared to be created by the same developer, Rio Reader LLC, […]