In the brave new world of border checks, any traveler entering or leaving the United States may have his or her cell phone seized without a warrant and its entire contents copied for future use. Learn more -- including how to avoid this stunning violation of privacy.
The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) embedded in some Internet connected devices allows an attacker to bypass authentication by simply sending random values in specific requests, security researchers have discovered.
The new STEAM-Con Connection offers cybersecurity vendors an alternative to staffing trade show booths with models. Here's how it works.
What tool can help you grab all the information you need about your online visitors and turn it to your advantage?
TLS certificate vendor says it will even audit its previous audits to prevent having Google reduce its trust on Symantec certificates.
IBM X-Force researchers warn that this sophisticated malware family is fast becoming one of the most prevalent forms of data-stealing banking Trojans
Spies, bank raiders gravitate to growing stealth technique
A newly uncovered cyber-espionage campaign targeting Israeli organisations relies on "fileless" malware, a hacker tactic that's becoming a growing menace.…
In an in-depth interview, Verizon's Ashish Thapar analyzes the results of the company's latest Data Breach Investigations Report, noting, for example, the spread of cyberespionage in several sectors worldwide. He also shares insights on effective mitigation strategies.
Visa, MasterCard, and Symantec among dozens affected by "suspicious" BGP mishap.
The data was exposed for at least six months -- likely longer.
47 minutes ago Microsoft Turns Off Wi-Fi Sense After Risk RevealedInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Researcher Demonstrates a Dangerous Attack ScenarioRemember Microsoft's Wi-Fi Sense? A security researcher has discovered how the beleaguered feature in Windows 10 could force an unsuspecting user to automatically connect to a rogue access point.
The future will be powered by a set of objects connected through a network known as the Internet of Things ("IOT"). However, just as data security protects humans from identity theft, the same will be required within IOT. I spoke with two startups to learn how blockchain will solve these issues.
Augmented reality is the future, and it will impact many areas of health care.
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Apps that claim to boost the performance of sluggish PCs have been around for years. Today, some are being used to push tech support scams.
Facebook's security team doesn't disagree with the US Director of National Intelligence's conclusion that Russia tried to sway the US Presidential election.
In October, Google will begin phase two of its plan to label all HTTP pages as non-secure.
We have witnessed a number of political decisions being made around the world these last twelve months and all of them will influence IT communities in those countries. This article provides an overview of these decisions and the expected effects.
A critical vulnerability that affects some of GE's protection relays poses a serious threat to the power grid, researchers have claimed. The vendor has started releasing patches for the security hole.
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Review of MBOX to PST converter software by email expert
The ISMG Security Report leads with an analysis of how tactics used by Kremlin-tied actors to hack political groups in France, Germany and the U.S. to influence foreign elections could be employed to damage the reputation of businesses.
TalkTalk's £400,000 penalty was big - how about £59 MILLION?
Fines from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) against Brit companies last year would have been £69m rather than £880,500 if the pending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) had been applied, according to analysis by NCC Group.…
Kali's a favourite for white hats, but that doesn't stop black hats guys from using it too
Think passwords, people. Think long, complex passwords. Not because a breach dump's landed, but because the security-probing-oriented Kali Linux just got better at cracking passwords.…