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Challenges and implications of cybersecurity legislation

Read full post Cybersecurity legislation: organization, collaboration and diffusion across the globe, and working towards the populization of cybersecurity culture The post Challenges and implications of cybersecurity legislation appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 13, 2017

My friend stole my password!

Read full post News of yet another breach at Target or Yahoo seems pretty commonplace these days. Sometimes, the frequency of big, newsworthy hacks can make us forget about more personal threats we face: the people close to us who...

/ March 13, 2017

Blog Post Title

What goes into a blog post? Helpful, industry-specific content that: 1) gives readers a useful takeaway, and 2) shows you’re an industry expert. Use your company’s blog posts to opine on current industry topics, humanize your company, and show how...

/ March 12, 2017

Dahua, Hikvision IoT Devices Under Siege

Read full post Dahua, the world’s second-largest maker of “Internet of Things” devices like security cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs), has shipped a software update that closes a gaping security hole in a broad swath of its products. The...

/ March 10, 2017

Home Depot agrees to $25 million settlement for data breach

Read full post US retail giant Home Depot is set to pay a $25 million settlement in relation to a data breach suffered in 2014. The post Home Depot agrees to $25 million settlement for data breach appeared first on...

/ March 10, 2017

Home Depot agrees to $25 million settlement for data breach

Read full post US retail giant Home Depot is set to pay a $25 million settlement in relation to a data breach suffered in 2014. The post Home Depot agrees to $25 million settlement for data breach appeared first on...

/ March 10, 2017

Cyber News Rundown: Edition 3/10/17

Read full post The Cyber News Rundown brings you the latest happenings in cyber news weekly. Who am I? I’m Connor Madsen, a Webroot Threat Research Analyst, and a guy with a passion for all things security. Any more questions?...

/ March 10, 2017

Mobile security: The reality of malware … augmented

Read full post What awaits us in terms of mobile security trends? Throughout this article, we will discuss how risks might develop in the near future. The post Mobile security: The reality of malware … augmented appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 10, 2017

Mobile security: The reality of malware … augmented

Read full post What awaits us in terms of mobile security trends? Throughout this article, we will discuss how risks might develop in the near future. The post Mobile security: The reality of malware … augmented appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 10, 2017

Liquidmatrix Security Digest Podcast – Episode 71

Read full post Episode 0x71 Um… We’re back? I think it’s called falling off the wagon. We did that. We should get back on the wagon. Why is it always a wagon? Upcoming this week… /dev/random And if you’ve got...

/ March 9, 2017

The Internet of Toys

Read full post The convenience of having some kind of internet connection on more and more of the devices we use each day is undeniable. However, without proper security vetting, this convenience may come at a hefty price. In the...

/ March 9, 2017

WikiLeaks: We’ll Work With Software Makers on Zero-Days

Read full post When WikiLeaks on Tuesday dumped thousands of files documenting hacking tools used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, many feared WikiLeaks would soon publish a trove of so-called “zero days,” the actual computer code that the CIA...

/ 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

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

10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones

Read full post There is a real feeling that smartphones are becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals. So why are they so eager to get into our devices? The post 10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 28, 2017

10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones

Read full post There is a real feeling that smartphones are becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals. So why are they so eager to get into our devices? The post 10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 28, 2017