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Network security

Building a modern data registry: Go beyond data classification

April 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

For organizations, understanding what data they store and analyze is gaining increasing urgency due to new privacy regulations, from the Global Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (LGPD). But […]


Network security

Facebook’s latest blunders affected contacts and passwords for millions of users

April 19, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Facebook has a long, long record of privacy fails and data scandals, but even by its standards the latest one is a jaw-dropper: the platform has revealed up to 1.5 million Facebook users might have had their email contacts unknowingly […]


Network security

One hundred percent of endpoint security tools eventually fail

April 18, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Endpoint security tools and agents fail, reliably and predictably, according to the 2019 Global Endpoint Security Trends Report from Absolute. From there, every additional security tool only amplifies complexity and increases the probability of failure and decay, in turn, exposing […]


Featured, Network security, Security

Top 5G Security Challenges

April 18, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

In the past decades, the telecommunications industry has seen massive changes. We’ve gone from first mobile phone to 4G LTE, and we’re now getting ready to enter a new era of intelligent connectivity, the era of 5G networks. What is […]


Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

Ecuador Says Hit by 40 Million Cyber Attacks Since Assange Arrest

April 16, 2019

Via: Security Week

Ecuador said on Monday it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the webpages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of political asylum. Patricio Real, Ecuador’s deputy minister for information and communication technologies, said the attacks, which […]


Network security

Rogue Waves: Preparing the Internet for the Next Mega DDoS Attack

April 15, 2019

Via: Threat Post

When you think of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack at this point in the age of the internet, you might be thinking they’re old news. But when a multi-million-dollar business can be easily taken offline by an unskilled adversary and […]


Network security

Manufacturing sector most vulnerable to insider threats

April 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Almost three quarters of the 650+ international IT professionals Gurucul canvassed said they are vulnerable to insider threats, and ranked user error (39%) and malicious insiders (35%) ahead of account compromise (26%) as their leading concern. Small enterprises reported being […]


Email security, Network security, Security

Hackers could read users’ Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN email via compromised Microsoft support account

April 15, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Over the weekend Microsoft confirmed that a “limited” number of Outlook.com webmail accounts had been compromised, allowing hackers to access users’ email addresses, folder names, subject lines, and the names of other email addresses with whom they corresponded. The tech […]


Network security

77% of orgs lack a cybersecurity incident response plan

April 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

How prepared are organizations when it comes to withstanding and recovering from a cyberattack? The fourth annual benchmark study on Cyber Resilience by IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute showed that 77 percent of them are still do not have […]


Mobile, Network security, Wireless security

WPA3 design flaws affect security of new Wi-Fi standard

April 11, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Researchers have discovered a number of design flaws affecting the security of the recently introduced WPA3 data transmission protocol. Collectively dubbed Dragonblood (because they affect WPA3’s Dragonfly handshake), they can be exploited to mount a DoS attack against a vulnerable […]