– SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends. Ransom Payoffs and Cellphone Location Information Exposure. This week’s Drilldown focuses on two items (included below): one from NewsBites Issue 61 , about ransomware payoffs, and one from Issue 62 , which …Continue Reading
For the fifth quarter in a row, the Great White North was ravaged by fraud-based phishing attacks, making it the most frequently targeted country by far, absorbing 66 per cent of all attacks, according to RSA’s Quarterly Fraud Report for Q1. The next m…Continue Reading
Protect yourself from cybercrime PR Image Factory – stock.adobe.com. $2.9 million. Hard to believe, but cybercrime costs the global economy $2.9 million every minute (according to the annual Evil Internet Minute report from RiskIQ). Whether the attacks…Continue Reading
For those who own a Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet, the Find My Mobile service offers much-needed peace of mind. That’s even truer now that Samsung has fixed several critical vulnerabilities in it.
A camera and fingerprint reader sit on the rear casin…Continue Reading
A woman working at home. AFP via Getty Images. In the U.S., the pandemic has driven many of us—the lucky ones—to working from home; this is likely to continue for some time . Amid this new reality, and in the name of maintaining productivity, many comp…Continue Reading
Microsoft has addressed 120 vulnerabilities with its August 2020 Patch Tuesday updates, including a Windows spoofing bug and a remote code execution flaw in Internet Explorer that have been exploited in attacks. The Windows spoofing vulnerability, trac…Continue Reading
Current Description. In faye-websocket before version 0.11.0, there is a lack of certification validation in TLS handshakes. The `Faye::WebSocket::Client` class uses the `EM::Connection#start_tls` method in EventMachine to implement the TLS handshake w…Continue Reading
Educational technology is critical but can come at huge costs to student and teacher privacy and security. Are those costs too high?
High-value users with no control over their infrastructure or security practices seem like characters in a dystopian n…Continue Reading
It’s a pervasive fact of life these days that, while your employees, your customers, and your data may be everywhere, your cybersecurity operations team simply can’t do the same. The pervasive use of SaaS applications, an increasingly remote and roamin…Continue Reading
HYAS Insight and King & Union Avalon Cyber Analysis Platform Integrate To Speed Cybersecurity Investigations.
Integration enables security teams to better visualize, investigate, and collaborate on investigations. ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES, …Continue Reading