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Access control, Identity theft, Security

Banks continue to prioritize risk management over customer convenience

April 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Almost three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to a recent poll by FICO. Of specific concern are transactions completed when neither the card nor the cardholder is physically […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

It doesn’t matter if you don’t use Internet Explorer, you could still be at risk from this IE zero-day vulnerability

April 17, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

You might think that any security issues with Internet Explorer shouldn’t be much of a problem anymore. After all, most computer users have moved on to more modern alternative browsers like Chrome, Brave, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge. And even […]


Cloud security, Security

What is driving organizations’ cloud adoption?

April 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Cloud adoption is gaining momentum, as 36 percent of organizations are currently in the process of migrating to the cloud while close to 20 percent consider themselves to be in the advanced stages of implementation, according to the second annual […]


Malware, Phishing

Bad security hygiene still a major risk for enterprise IT networks

April 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Unpatched vulnerabilities, along with growing network and application complexity pose an ongoing security risk which could threaten the security of enterprise IT networks. Analyzing the biggest security findings over the past year, Keysight has released the third annual security report […]


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 […]


Mobile security

What Is Endpoint Security Today? Big Data and Mobile Trends Point to the ‘Startpoint’

April 16, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Where does “it” end? We can probably all agree that securing and protecting the devices that communicate with our networks is a fair definition of endpoint security. Similarly, these devices are one of the best places to start when figuring […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]