Mike Mimoso talks to privacy and security veteran Jon Callas of Silent Circle about the digital footprint businesses and consumers leave, how to secure our private data, and how a new documentary sponsored by Silent Circle called “Power of Privacy” helps visualize how personal information is shared-and abused-online.
Browsing Author: Chris Brook
Attackers have begun using rigged Microsoft Word documents propagated via spearphishing emails to spread the BlackEnergy Trojan.
Israel’s Electric Authority was hit by what officials are calling a “severe cyber attack.” Conflicting reports argue the agency was hit by ransomware.
Amazon’s new Certificate Manager is providing SSL certificates for free to AWS customers but experts warn it’s only a matter of time before they’re exploited.
Magento patched 20 flaws last week, including a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that could have let an attacker take over a site.
Researchers believe a single group, Scarlet Mimic, is responsible for a series of attacks over the years to spy on Tibetan and Uyghur activists.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including the Linux zero day–how it was patched in Android, Twitter users who are still looking for answers, and bot fraud.
Apple addressed a nasty bug that lingered in the wild for nearly three years and could have let an attacker steal cookies and impersonate victims.
Asacub, once thought just to be spyware, appears to have completed its transition into mobile banking malware, a researcher at Kaspersky Lab claims.
Attackers behind the Dridex Trojan have narrowed their sights on banks based in the United Kingdom frequented by high-value business accounts, researchers claim.