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Will biometrics replace passwords for online payment authentication?

June 6, 2019

Over half of consumers in the UK (53 percent) are worried that the shift to biometrics to authenticate online payments will dramatically increase the amount of identity fraud, according to new research conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. […]


Many are seeing the damage of cybercrime and identity theft firsthand

May 30, 2019

As massive data breaches continue to make international headlines and the Internet is an integral part of our daily lives, consumers are now grasping the risks they face. In a new F-Secure survey, 71% of respondents say they feel that […]


Slack Flaw Allows Hackers to Steal, Manipulate Downloads

May 20, 2019

Category: Vulnerabilities

A recently patched vulnerability in the Slack desktop application for Windows can be exploited by malicious actors to steal and manipulate a targeted user’s downloaded files. David Wells, a researcher at Tenable, discovered that version 3.3.7 of the Slack desktop […]


Network security

Democratic senator accuses White House of blocking election security legislation

June 18, 2019

Via: The Hill

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) on Monday said the White House is blocking election security legislation from moving through the Senate. Warner said during an event at the Council on Foreign Relations that multiple measures he has introduced to secure U.S. […]


Network security

House Homeland Security Republicans to introduce slew of cybersecurity bills

June 18, 2019

Via: The Hill

Republicans on the House Homeland Security Committee are gearing up to introduce a bevy of bills aimed at enhancing the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cybersecurity capabilities. The bills are the first glimpse into the new “American Security Agenda” that […]


Network security

Worldwide IoT spending forecast to reach $726 billion this year

June 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to pass the $1.0 trillion mark in 2022, reaching $1.1 trillion in 2023. CAGR for IoT spending A new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Internet of […]


Network security

Human error still the cause of many data breaches

June 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

With the incidence of reported data breaches on the rise, more than half of all C-suite executives (C-Suites) (53%) and nearly three in 10 Small Business Owners (SBOs) (28%) who suffered a breach reveal that human error or accidental loss […]