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Mobile, Mobile security

Apple Points to Android Malware Infections in Argument Against Sideloading on iOS

October 13, 2021

Via: Security Week

Sideloading is the process of downloading and installing mobile apps on Apple devices from sources other than the official App Store, such as through direct downloads or third-party app stores. There has been pressure on Apple to support sideloading, but […]


Network security, Security

Congress looks to strengthen government’s aging cyber infrastructure

October 12, 2021

Via: The Hill

Congress is working to funnel resources to beef up state and local government cyber infrastructure after the COVID-19 pandemic forced municipalities to move many essential operations to aging and vulnerable online sources. Included in the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

2021 nastiest malware: Here to stay and ever evolving

October 12, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

This year was yet another year with COVID-19 and malware running rampant in the headlines. Be it in person or online, the world is still struggling in the fight against viruses. This year took another ghastly turn when attacking critical […]


Network security, Security

6 ways the pandemic has triggered long-term security changes

October 11, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Some of the changes to IT environments prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic—primarily work-from-home (WFH) and cloud adoption—are here to stay and will require long-term revisions to enterprise cybersecurity strategies. The often hasty measures that many organizations have deployed to ensure […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Cybersecurity Awareness: How Much Data Can An Attacker Get From an Employee ID?

October 11, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Cyber awareness may seem fairly obvious, but it’s not always. For example, you would never post a photo of your driver’s license on Facebook, right? How about your company ID card? Then there’s that selfie you took at the office. […]


Network security, Security

Lawmakers introduce bill to identify and protect critical groups from cyber threats

October 5, 2021

Via: The Hill

House Homeland Security Committee ranking member John Katko (R-N.Y.) and Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) on Tuesday introduced legislation to help the federal government identify and further protect certain critical groups from cyberattacks. The Securing Systemically Important Critical Infrastructure Act would […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Google Patches Over 50 Serious Vulnerabilities in Android

October 5, 2021

Via: Security Week

The most severe of the security flaws described in the October 2021 Security Bulletin is an issue in the Android System component that could be exploited to achieve remote code execution. Only 10 vulnerabilities were resolved with the 2021-10-01 security […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

A New APT Hacking Group Targeting Fuel, Energy, and Aviation Industries

October 4, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A previously undocumented threat actor has been identified as behind a string of attacks targeting fuel, energy, and aviation production industries in Russia, the U.S., India, Nepal, Taiwan, and Japan with the goal of stealing data from compromised networks. Cybersecurity […]


Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Google Pledges $1 Million to Secure Open Source Program

October 4, 2021

Via: Security Week

The pilot program financially rewards developers who help improve the security of critical open source projects and is meant to complement existing vulnerability management programs. Committed to boost the security of the open source ecosystem, the Internet search giant recently […]


Email security, Security

4 steps to protect the C-suite from business email compromise attacks

October 4, 2021

Via: CSO Online

The damage from executive email account takeovers can run into millions of dollars, as recent examples show. In 2019, Toyota Boshoku Corporation lost $37 million after the information in a payment direction from a third-party was changed, sending millions to […]