Breaches and Bugs: How Secure are Your Family’s Favorite Apps?

Is your family feeling more vulnerable online lately? If so, you aren’t alone. The recent WhatsApp bug and social media breaches recently have app users thinking twice about security. Hackers behind the recent WhatsApp malware attack, it’s reported, could record conversations, steal private messages, grab photos and location data, and turn on a device’s camera […] more…

Who is Responsible for the Security of Your Website?

On a daily basis at Sucuri, we hear things like: “My host takes care of my website security.” “I have never been hacked, so why should I care?” Or here’s a personal favorite: “I’ll take care of it if (when) it happens.” Let’s be honest, no one wants to think about the possibility of their […] more…

How MVISION Mobile can combat the WhatsApp Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A new WhatsApp vulnerability has attracted the attention of the press and security professionals around the world. We wanted to provide some information and a quick summary. This post will cover vulnerability analysis and how McAfee MVISION Mobile can help. Background On May 13th, Facebook announced a vulnerability associated with all of its WhatsApp products. […] more…

Hacktivist Attacks Declined 95 Percent Since 2015: IBM

The number of hacktivist attacks that resulted in quantifiable damage to the victim has declined by 95 percent since 2015, according to IBM. read more more…

Slack Flaw Allows Hackers to Steal, Manipulate Downloads

A recently patched vulnerability in the Slack desktop application for Windows can be exploited by malicious actors to steal and manipulate a targeted user’s downloaded files. read more more…

Tenable Updates Free Vulnerability Assessment Solution

Tenable this week announced Nessus Essentials, an expanded version of its free vulnerability assessment solution previously known as Nessus Home.  read more more…

Wormable Windows RDS Vulnerability Poses Serious Risk to ICS

A critical remote code execution vulnerability patched recently by Microsoft in Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) poses a serious risk to industrial environments, experts have warned. read more more…

Google recalls Titan Bluetooth keys after finding security flaw

Google had egg on its face this week after it had to recall some of its Titan hardware security keys for being insecure. more…

Hacking gang stole millions in cryptocurrency via SIM swaps

Six alleged members of “The Community” were indicted, along with three phone service employees who allegedly helped target subscribers. more…

Europol arrests end GozNym banking malware gang

Arrests in Europe and the US appear to have ended the cybercrime careers of the gang behind the GozNym banking malware. more…

Trump seeks tales of social media bias – and your phone number

A tool from the White House invites those who suspect political bias in social media censorship to “share their story with President Trump.” more…

What is malware? How to prevent, detect and recover from it

Malware definition Malware, short for malicious software, is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs hackers use to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. As Microsoft puts it, “[malware] is a catch-all term to refer to any software designed to cause damage to a single computer, server, or computer network.” […] more…

Stack Overflow Discloses Security Breach

Stack Overflow, the popular Q&A platform for programmers, revealed on Thursday that someone gained access to its production systems over the weekend. read more more…

Fearful customers sensitive to size and scope of a data breach while angry customers are not

Customers who feel afraid in the wake of a data breach care more about the size and scope of the breach than do angry customers, according to new research. more…

How to Securely Blend Your IoT Data with Business Data

Opportunities Created by the Integration of IoT Data With the Rest of Your Business Environment Are Vast read more more…

Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

Microsoft on Wednesday resurrected Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 long enough to push patches to the long-dead products. It was the first time since 2017 that Microsoft deemed the situation serious enough to warrant a security fix for XP. Windows XP fell off the public support list in April 2014, while Windows Server 2003 […] more…

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