Month: March 2017

Consumer Reports launches new privacy and data security standard

Read full post The US-based nonprofit organization Consumer Reports has come up with a new standard that aims to boost consumer confidence in privacy and data security. The post Consumer Reports launches new privacy and data security standard appeared first...

/ March 9, 2017

Consumer Reports launches new privacy and data security standard

Read full post The US-based nonprofit organization Consumer Reports has come up with a new standard that aims to boost consumer confidence in privacy and data security. The post Consumer Reports launches new privacy and data security standard appeared first...

/ March 9, 2017

New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play

Read full post ESET researchers discovered 13 new Instagram credential stealers on Google play and looked into the motivations behind their fraudulent schemes. The post New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 9, 2017

New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play

Read full post ESET researchers discovered 13 new Instagram credential stealers on Google play and looked into the motivations behind their fraudulent schemes. The post New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 9, 2017

Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap

Read full post ESET’s Lysa Myers looks at the shortage of qualified information security talent to fill positions, discussing ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap. The post Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap appeared...

/ March 9, 2017

Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap

Read full post ESET’s Lysa Myers looks at the shortage of qualified information security talent to fill positions, discussing ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap. The post Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap appeared...

/ March 9, 2017

A glimpse into Webroot’s International Women’s Day

Read full post In honor of International Women’s Day, we hosted our quarterly Women of Webroot meeting this afternoon at our World Headquarters in Broomfield. Women of Webroot brings together women from all parts of our business to celebrate wins...

/ March 8, 2017

Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users into leaving high ratings

Read full post ESET researchers have observed an increased number of apps on Google Play using social engineering techniques to boost their ratings, ranging from legitimate apps, through adware to malware. The post Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users...

/ March 8, 2017

Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users into leaving high ratings

Read full post ESET researchers have observed an increased number of apps on Google Play using social engineering techniques to boost their ratings, ranging from legitimate apps, through adware to malware. The post Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users...

/ March 8, 2017

Employment scams target recent college grads

Read full post As if the job market isn’t hard enough to break into, rising seniors and recent college graduates are employment scam targets. In January, the FBI issued a warning that employment scams targeting college students are still alive...

/ March 7, 2017

Good Weather App radio interview with Alexis Dorais-Joncas and Marc Saltzman

Read full post A full radio interview with ESET’s Alexis Dorais-Joncas and radio and TV personality Marc Saltzman – on NewsTalk 1010 – talking about a malicious weather app that was found on Google Play. The post Good Weather App...

/ March 7, 2017

Good Weather App radio interview with Alexis Dorais-Joncas and Marc Saltzman

Read full post A full radio interview with ESET’s Alexis Dorais-Joncas and radio and TV personality Marc Saltzman – on NewsTalk 1010 – talking about a malicious weather app that was found on Google Play. The post Good Weather App...

/ March 7, 2017

WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch six security holes

Read full post Another day, another important security update for WordPress. If you’re running a self-hosted version of WordPress, you must update the software on your website now. The post WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch...

/ March 7, 2017

WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch six security holes

Read full post Another day, another important security update for WordPress. If you’re running a self-hosted version of WordPress, you must update the software on your website now. The post WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch...

/ March 7, 2017

10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day

Read full post Technology is affecting our relationships and changing our lives, but are we taking the necessary measures to protect ourselves online? Here’s how to outsmart cybercriminals. The post 10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day appeared first on...

/ March 6, 2017

10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day

Read full post Technology is affecting our relationships and changing our lives, but are we taking the necessary measures to protect ourselves online? Here’s how to outsmart cybercriminals. The post 10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day appeared first on...

/ March 6, 2017

IoT of toys stranger than fiction: Cybersecurity and data privacy update

Read full post The Internet of Stranger Things came to life in the recent case of a cuddly connected toy, raising wider and deeper questions about cybersecurity, privacy, and the future of digital technology. The post IoT of toys stranger...

/ March 3, 2017

IoT of toys stranger than fiction: Cybersecurity and data privacy update

Read full post The Internet of Stranger Things came to life in the recent case of a cuddly connected toy, raising wider and deeper questions about cybersecurity, privacy, and the future of digital technology. The post IoT of toys stranger...

/ March 3, 2017

Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches

Read full post Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer has missed out on $2m from her annual bonus due to her management of security breaches affecting billions of users. The post Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches appeared first...

/ March 3, 2017

Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches

Read full post Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer has missed out on $2m from her annual bonus due to her management of security breaches affecting billions of users. The post Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches appeared first...

/ March 3, 2017

Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers

Read full post Bletchley Park, considered to be the birthplace of modern computing, is to train the generation of cybersecurity codebreakers. The post Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 3, 2017

Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers

Read full post Bletchley Park, considered to be the birthplace of modern computing, is to train the generation of cybersecurity codebreakers. The post Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 3, 2017

Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online safety’ for children in the UK

Read full post The UK is developing an internet safety strategy in an attempt to secure a position as “the safest place in the world for young people to go online”. The post Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online...

/ March 2, 2017

Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online safety’ for children in the UK

Read full post The UK is developing an internet safety strategy in an attempt to secure a position as “the safest place in the world for young people to go online”. The post Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online...

/ March 2, 2017

Talking Android ransomware extorts victims

Read full post Talking Android ransomware sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. It’s not – it’s very real, explains ESET’s Lukas Stefanko. The post Talking Android ransomware extorts victims appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 1, 2017

Talking Android ransomware extorts victims

Read full post Talking Android ransomware sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. It’s not – it’s very real, explains ESET’s Lukas Stefanko. The post Talking Android ransomware extorts victims appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 1, 2017