Threat Round Up for Sept 22 – Sept 29

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between September 22 and September 29. As with previous round-ups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavior….http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2017/09/threat-round-up-170922-170929.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20feedburner/Talos%20%28Talos%20Blog%29

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Popular Mobile Trading Apps Riddled With Vulnerabilities, Security Firm Warns

Original Article Here IOActive’s review of 21 of the most used mobile apps for investment trading shows a majority of them exposing users to various security risks. Many of the most popular mobile investment trading applications that people use to buy and sell stocks, monitor positions, and conduct….http://infosechotspot.com/popular-mobile-trading-apps-riddled-with-vulnerabilities-security-firm-warns/

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French companies are still struggling to comply with latest data protection regulations

Nine in ten IT professionals in France are concerned with the security of the public cloud, and almost 20% do not deploy security for sensitive data stored outside the company’s infrastructure, according to a recent Bitdefender survey. Half of those surveyed admit cloud migration has significantly….http://www.globalsecuritymag.com/French-companies-are-still,20170928,74013.html

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Private, But Not Secure: HTTPS is Hiding Cybercrime

Encrypted communications have boomed in popularity in the aftermath of the Snowden leaks in 2013 , which has ironically opened up a new pathway for cybercriminals. Since those fateful revelations years ago, the world has witnessed a sharp increase in encrypted web traffic—reaching half of all global….http://www.securityweek.com/private-not-secure-https-hiding-cybercrime?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20Securityweek%20%28SecurityWeek%20RSS%20Feed%29

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