Category: Application security

Application security, Security

The state of application security: What the statistics tell us

August 13, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The emergence of the DevOps culture over the past several years has fundamentally changed software development, allowing companies to push code faster and to automatically scale the infrastructure needed to support new features and innovations. The increased push toward DevSecOps, […]

Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Snapdragon Chip Flaws Could Facilitate Mass Android Spying

August 11, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Heads-up on the existence of a serious security problem affecting many Android devices for which no fix is yet available, short of ditching any vulnerable gear. Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies have counted 400 flaws in Qualcomm’s Digital Signal […]

Application security, Security

TeamViewer flaw could be exploited to crack users’ password

August 6, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

A high-risk vulnerability (CVE-2020-13699) in TeamViewer for Windows could be exploited by remote attackers to crack users’ password and, consequently, lead to further system exploitation. About TeamViewer TeamViewer is an application developed by German company TeamViewer GmbH and is available […]

Application security, Security

9 container security tools, and why you need them

August 4, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The advent of containers has changed not only how applications are deployed, but how IT shops do their daily business. Containers offer many well-documented benefits that span the full breadth of a modern IT department and the full lifecycle of […]

Application security, Security

Latest Microsoft Windows security update options explained

July 29, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The need to manage patching on home machines that have no Group Policy, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) control means that you may be looking for alternatives. Employees’ personal machines might run Windows 10 […]

Application security, Data loss, Security, Threats & Malware

Dave: Mobile Banking App Breach Exposes 3 Million Accounts

July 27, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Mobile-only banking app Dave has suffered a data breach that exposed personal details for at least 3 million users. But it says no account information was exposed, and that there are no signs that the stolen information has resulted in […]

Application security, Network security, Security

What Would Happen If TikTok Was Banned?

July 24, 2020

Via: Wired

ALL THE KIDS are talking about it. And now, so are government officials and corporate bigwigs. An app typically known for short, clever videos (and lots of dancing), TikTok has recently found itself at the center of international scrutiny. Critics […]

Application security, Security

Video Conferencing Security Tips You May Have Overlooked

July 8, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Video conferencing applications grew substantially following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. According to Research and Markets article “Video Conferencing Demand Rises due to Social-Distancing,” video conferencing software experienced 62 million downloads in March 2020. This increase in […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

How do you secure the cloud? New data points a way

June 26, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The march toward the cloud for data and services has many companies rethinking their approach to cybersecurity. Do they need a new cloud security strategy? Recent surveys have shed light on how security strategies are changing, and more important, how […]

Application security, Security

Microsoft is giving Linux a significant security update

June 24, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is hoping to boost its security protection for Android and Linux systems with a new release of its Defender Adavanced Threat Protection (ATP) app. A public preview, or first version of Defender ATP for Linux and Android devices can […]