A sudden wave of attacks against insecure databases resulting in ransom demands points to wave of data hijacking attacks.
Browsing Category: Cryptography
RSA 2017 is previewed and last week’s report on iOS apps being vulnerable to interception attacks, macro malware coming to MacOS, and new Uber open source module are discussed.
Developers at Uber have unveiled a new module to help users enable the continuous re-authentication of SSH keys.
St. Jude Medical added another Merlin@home Transmitter medical device to its list of equipment vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack.
Locky ransomware and Kovter click-fraud malware are being spread in the same email campaign for the first time, with malicious .lnk files being used to infect computers.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including a Microsoft SMB zero day, the latest Netgear router vulnerability, and a new HTTPS milestone.
Google pumped more life into the use of physical keys as a second form of authentication when it added Security Key enforcement support to G Suite.
This week HTTPS hit a huge milestone. According to a two-week survey of telemetry data from the Mozilla Firefox browser, 50 percent of page loads used HTTPS.
Debian developers are recommending that the Cryptkeeper Linux encryption app be pulled from the distribution after a universal password was found.
The Star Wars Twitter botnet, the return of Lavabit, a critical Cisco Webex flaw, and the St. Louis Library ransomware story are discussed.