Tag: Tech

Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware

Apple proposes simple security upgrade for SMS 2FA codes

February 3, 2020

Via: Naked Security

Apple engineers think they’ve come up with a simple way to make SMS two-factor authentication (2FA) one-time codes less susceptible to phishing attacks: agree a common text format so their use can be automated without the need for risky user […]


Zero Trust Networks – A Cybersecurity Trend to Prepare For in 2020

January 6, 2020

Via: Michael Boyd

As cybersecurity attacks accelerate and tactics become more complex, modern organizations need a new security model that protects people, devices, apps, and data wherever they are located. In the following years, the traditional VPN will be replaced by Zero Trust, […]

Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

TikTok Banned By U.S. Army Over China Security Concerns

January 3, 2020

Via: Threat Post

With backlash swelling around TikTok’s relationship with China, the United States Army this week announced that U.S. soldiers can no longer have the social media app on government-owned phones. TikTok, a social media app used to create and share short […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hardware hacks: The next generation of cybercrime

December 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Every 39 seconds there is a cyber attack affecting one out of three Americans. All organizations need to take proactive measures and think like the attackers that are infiltrating their networks. Despite the fact that businesses around the world are […]

Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Will quantum computing overwhelm existing security tech in the near future?

December 13, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

More than half (54%) of cybersecurity professionals have expressed concerns that quantum computing will outpace the development of other security tech, according to a research from Neustar. Keeping a watchful eye on developments, 74% of organizations admitted to paying close […]

Network security

Top 5 cybersecurity predictions for 2020

December 9, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

When it comes to cybersecurity, staying ahead of threats – rather than reacting to them – is critical. In a constantly evolving threat landscape, plugging holes – or designing one’s security posture for yesterday’s threats – just isn’t enough anymore. […]


Cyber threats continue to evolve, but security teams remain confident

November 22, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Coming off of a year of major data breaches making headline news, it’s easy to draw the conclusion that security teams are losing the cybersecurity battle, a DomainTools survey reveals. Security teams remain confident Security pros are reporting real progress […]

Application security, Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Security

Twitter Spy Case Highlights Risks for Big Tech Platforms

November 11, 2019

Via: Security Week

The allegations of spying by former Twitter employees for Saudi Arabia underscore the risks for Silicon Valley firms holding sensitive data which make the platforms ripe for espionage. The two Saudis and one US citizen allegedly worked together to unmask […]

Network security

8 Holiday Security Tips for Retailers

November 4, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Another Halloween is in the books, Thanksgiving is only four weeks away, and, before you know it, the Christmas rush will be in full swing. Once again, the holiday season is upon us, and for retailers, especially, that means an […]

Network security

Adobe exposes 7 million Creative Cloud accounts online

October 29, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Creative software giant Adobe has issued a security notice confirming the embarrassing exposure of over 7 million user accounts, potentially leaving users vulnerable to phishing scams. On Friday, an Adobe blog entry titled “Security Update” disclosed that a misconfigured “environment” […]