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Category: Application security


Application security, Email security

Google introduces many G Suite security enhancements

April 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Last week, the big news from Google Cloud Next 2019 was that phones running Android 7.0 or higher can be turned into a security key for G Suite account 2-step verification. But at the event Google also announced a number […]


Application security, Network security, Security

Yahoo Offers $117.5M Settlement in Data Breach Lawsuit

April 11, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Yahoo is offering to cough up $117.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its massive data breaches that compromised the personal information of three billion users. The new $117.5 million settlement, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in San […]


Application security, Cloud security

Is Cloud Business Moving too Fast for Cloud Security?

April 9, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

As more companies migrate to the cloud and expand their cloud environments, security has become an enormous challenge. Many of the issues stem from the reality that the speed of cloud migration far surpasses security’s ability to keep pace. What’s […]


Application security, Network security

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now being readied for release

April 9, 2019

Via: TechRadar

The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has entered the final stage of testing, with the upgrade expected to be rolled out starting the end of May. In other words, Microsoft has pushed the May 2019 Update to the Release Preview […]


Application security, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Preinstalled Mobile Security App on Xiaomi Handsets Delivered Vulnerabilities, Not Protection

April 5, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Preinstalled apps on mobile phones can be just as annoying as crapware found on new PCs. Now a report from security experts at Check Point Research suggest those preinstalled mobile apps may be more than just annoying – they can […]


Application security, Network security

Facebook Data of Millions Exposed in Leaky Datasets

April 4, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Researchers say that two publicly exposed dataset are leaking Facebook data- from user names to plaintext passwords. Hundreds of millions of Facebook records – including account names and plaintext passwords – have been found in two separate publicly-exposed app datasets. […]


Application security, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Financial Apps are Ripe for Exploit via Reverse Engineering

April 2, 2019

Via: Threat Post

A white hat hacker reverse engineered 30 mobile financial applications and found sensitive data buried in the underlying code of nearly all apps examined. With this information a hacker could, for example, recover application programming interface (API) keys and use […]


Application security, Network security

CIOs admit certificate-related outages routinely impact critical business applications and services

March 29, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Certificate-related outages harm the reliability and availability of vital network systems and services while also being extremely difficult to diagnose and remediate. Unfortunately, the vast majority of businesses routinely suffer from these events. In fact, according to the study released […]


Application security

Enterprises fear disruption to business critical applications, yet don’t prioritize securing them

March 29, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The majority of organizations (nearly 70 percent) do not prioritize the protection of the applications that their business depend on – such as ERP and CRM systems – any differently than how low-value data, applications or services are secured. Even […]


Application security, Cloud security

Less than 20% of IT pros have complete access to critical data in public clouds

March 26, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Companies have low visibility into their public cloud environments, and the tools and data supplied by cloud providers are insufficient. Lack of visibility can result in a variety of problems including the inability to track or diagnose application performance issues, […]