PACE – People, Alignment, Culture, and Execution

McAfee was founded in 1987, and at 32 years old, we’re moving faster than ever before with more precision, agility, and innovation. With McAfee’s expected growth in 2019 as the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, we recognize the need to ensure that the Americas Channel Team is sharply focused. As I’ve met with members of my team, […] more…

CSRF Vulnerability in Facebook Earns Researcher $25,000

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Add Security to Your Website Agency Portfolio

As a website industry professional, you are aware of the importance of website security. This is especially true when managing 10 or more sites. How can you convey this message to your customers? Offering Website Security to Clients Website security should be part of any web professional’s portfolio. How can you get started talking with […] more…

Data breaches exposed 5 billion records in 2018

The number of publicly known data breaches decreased last year compared to 2017, despite harsher breach notification rules going into effect in Europe. The number of compromised sensitive records also went down by more than a third, from 7.9 billion records to around 5 billion. [ How much does a data breach cost? Here’s where […] more…

Apple fighting pirate app developers, will insist on 2FA for coders

Are you an Apple developer? Care about security? Using 2FA? You will be soon… more…

Judge won’t unseal legal docs in fight to break Messenger encryption

The Feds tried—and failed—to force Facebook to break its encryption so investigators could listen in on suspected MS-13 gang conversations. more…

Should we profit from the sale of our personal data?

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Chinese facial recognition database exposes 2.5m people

A company operating a facial recognition system in China has exposed millions of residents’ personal information online. more…

Photography site 500px resets 14.8 million passwords after data breach

Photography website 500px has become the latest site to admit suffering a serious data breach. more…

Mozilla, Others Want Big Retailers to Pledge Minimum IoT Security

Eleven organizations are asking major retailers in the United States to stop selling Internet-connected devices that don’t meet minimum security and privacy requirements. read more more…

Facebook Taps User Data to Defend Workers From Threat

Facebook gathers intelligence from its platform to identify people who threaten the firm or its workers, the social network said Thursday in response to media reports of the security tactic. read more more…

ST01: Cloud Adoption Trends with Sekhar Sarukkai and Vittorio Viarengo

Co-founder of Skyhigh Networks Sekhar Sarukkai and Head of Cloud Marketing Vittorio Viarengo discuss a range of topics from cloud adoption trends, to Office 365 security, AWS, and much more. The post ST01: Cloud Adoption Trends with Sekhar Sarukkai and Vittorio Viarengo appeared first on McAfee Blogs. more…

How To Sidestep Popular Social Scams

Each year, internet users lose billions of dollars to online scams, using clever ploys to trick us out of our information and money. By offering prizes, referencing current events, or just creating a sense of urgency, scammers know how to get us to click when we really shouldn’t. Check out these recent scams, so you […] more…

Mozilla to harden Firefox defenses with site isolation, a la Chrome

Mozilla plans to boost Firefox’s defensive skills by mimicking the “Site Isolation” technology introduced to Google’s Chrome last year. Dubbed “Project Fission,” the effort will more granularly separate sites and their individual components than is currently the case in Firefox. The goal: Isolate malicious sites and attack code so individual sites cannot wreak havoc in […] more…

Hackers Target WordPress Sites via WP Cost Estimation Plugin

Malicious actors have been hacking WordPress websites by exploiting vulnerabilities in a fairly popular plugin called WP Cost Estimation & Payment Forms Builder. read more more…

New Variant of Shlayer macOS Malware Discovered

Carbon Black’s security researchers recently discovered a new variant of the Shlayer malware that targets macOS versions ranging from 10.10.5 to 10.14.3. read more more…

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