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News Wrap: Which Companies Are Doing Privacy Right and Which Aren’t?

24 Květen, 2019 - 15:42
The Threatpost team breaks down the top privacy-related data incidents of the week - including data leaks from HCL and a golfing app - and highlights some surprisingly good privacy news.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Goodbye Passwords: Hello Identity Management

23 Květen, 2019 - 22:59
As passwords are increasingly viewed as security liabilities, Identity Management solutions are picking up the slack.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Shade Ransomware Expands to U.S. Targets

23 Květen, 2019 - 22:24
Coming to America: The Shade ransomware, which has historically targeted Russian victims, was recently spotted expanding its sights.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Calibration Attack Drills Down on iPhone, Pixel Users

23 Květen, 2019 - 22:21
A new way of tracking mobile users creates a globally unique device fingerprint that browsers and other protections can't stop.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

SandboxEscaper Drops Three More Windows Exploits, IE Zero-Day

23 Květen, 2019 - 17:10
As promised, developer SandboxEscaper has dropped exploit code for four more bugs, on the heels of releasing a Windows zero-day yesterday.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Soaring Cryptocurrency Prices Draw Malicious New Onslaught of Apps, Malware

23 Květen, 2019 - 16:06
As Bitcoin prices surge, so too are malicious apps, malware-ridden scams and cryptojacking attacks looking to profit from the cryptocurrency industry.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WannaCry-Infested Laptop Starts at $1.13M in Art Auction

22 Květen, 2019 - 22:09
The "bestiary" houses six historical threats that combined resulted in at least $95B in damages worldwide.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Critical Flaws in Khan Academy Opened Door to Account Takeovers

22 Květen, 2019 - 19:44
The two critical cross-site request forgery flaws in the online learning non-profit Khan Academy have been resolved.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Windows Zero-Day Drops on Twitter, Developer Promises 4 More

22 Květen, 2019 - 16:56
SandboxEscaper has released her latest local privilege-escalation exploit for Windows.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Stored G Suite Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005

22 Květen, 2019 - 15:16
Google said it had stored G Suite enterprise users' passwords in plain text since 2005 marking a giant security faux pas.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mozilla Tackles Two Critical Flaws with Firefox 67 Release

21 Květen, 2019 - 23:21
Mozilla has released a host of fixes for its browser as it rolls out its latest 67 version of Firefox, which touts better speed and privacy.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Intel Fixes Critical, High-Severity Flaws Across Several Products

21 Květen, 2019 - 23:02
Intel has issued fixes for a slew of vulnerabilities, separate from the side-channel bugs disclosed last week.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Data Security in the Cloud: How to Lock Down the Next-Gen Perimeter

21 Květen, 2019 - 22:16
Enjoy the video replay of the recent Threatpost cloud security webinar, featuring a panel of experts offering best practices and ideas for managing data in a cloudified world.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cisco Starts Patching Firmware Bug; Millions of Devices Still Vulnerable

21 Květen, 2019 - 18:01
A flaw in the Secure Boot trusted hardware root-of-trust affects enterprise, military and government network gear, including routers, switches and firewalls.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

HCL Exposes Customer, Personnel Info in Wide-Ranging Data Leak

21 Květen, 2019 - 17:15
HCL domain pages exposed sensitive data - including passwords and project analysis reports - for thousands of employees and customers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Millions of Golfers Land in Privacy Hazard After Cloud Misconfig

21 Květen, 2019 - 16:22
A database with millions of data points on games played plus sensitive information was left right in the middle of the internet fairway for all to see.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Sharing Threat Intelligence: Time for an Overhaul

20 Květen, 2019 - 22:08
All too often, information-sharing is limited to vertical market silos; to build better defenses, it's time to take a broader view beyond the ISAC.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Windows 10 Update Bricks PCs, Microsoft Offers Workarounds

20 Květen, 2019 - 20:44
A glitch in Microsoft's Windows 10 update is causing systems to freeze after users tried to use the System Reboot function. Luckily, workarounds exist.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Salesforce Woes Linger as Admins Clean Up After Service Outage

20 Květen, 2019 - 17:55
An accidental permissions snafu caused a massive outage for all Salesforce customers that continues to affect some businesses.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Behind the Naming of ZombieLoad and Other Intel Spectre-Like Flaws

20 Květen, 2019 - 17:14
A lot of thought and meaning goes into the naming of infamous CPU side channel flaws, like ZombieLoad, Spectre and Meltdown.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security