Cybersecurity


Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of Passwords Unencrypted

Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of Passwords Unencrypted

Facebook stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords unencrypted and viewable as plain text to tens of thousands of company employees, KrebsonSecurity reported Thursday.

Insider Threats: How to Stop the Most Common and Damaging Security Risk You Face

Insider Threats: How to Stop the Most Common and Damaging Security Risk You Face

Since each insider threat is very different, preventing them is challenging.

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

What does the future hold for audit and compliance?

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Despite their new image as a failed cybersecurity company, Equifax is warning Canadians to do more to protect their data.

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

A survey found that security professionals are making the move to biometrics, but that they could be doing more to protect data.

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act aims to establish a bare minimum of security standards for IoT devices used by the federal government

Three Million Vehicles Vulnerable After Security Flaw Found in Car Alarms

Three Million Vehicles Vulnerable After Security Flaw Found in Car Alarms

Vulnerabilities found in two different car alarms left three million vehicles susceptible to hijack globally.

New System Uses Machine Learning to Scan Tweets for Security Flaws

New System Uses Machine Learning to Scan Tweets for Security Flaws

Machine learning and Twitter could be the future of catching security flaws and vulnerabilities early.



Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

“I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and their messages and content won't stick around forever. This is the future I hope we will help bring about,” Zuckerberg wrote.

Google Chrome Vulnerability: Here

Google Chrome Vulnerability: Here's How to Fix It

Google has discovered a Zero-Day Vulnerability [CVE-2019-5786] that is being exploited by bad actors. If you are a Chrome user, you are at risk. Make sure your browser has been updated to the latest patched version [72.0.3626.121], which fixes the vulnerability.

Chinese Hackers Reportedly Targeted 27 Universities

Chinese Hackers Reportedly Targeted 27 Universities

The cyberattacks focused on universities that either studied underwater technology or had faculty with relevant backgrounds, according to reports.

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon takes its Data Breach Investigations Report and refocuses on Insider Threat reports.

Facebook Accused of Misusing the Phone Numbers

Facebook Accused of Misusing Phone Numbers

Facebook users have found that a phone number they added to their account for the sole purpose of two-factor authentication can be used to look up their account by advertisers and strangers.

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

What can you do to protect your personal data in 2019?

How to Offer Mobile Convenience While Keeping Health Data Secure

How to Offer Mobile Convenience While Keeping Health Data Secure

The solution isn’t to be afraid of mobile in healthcare

Looking Beyond the Hype

Looking Beyond the Hype

The past few years have seen significant advancements in computing power. With this, machines seem to have a greater ability to learn about us and participate in our lives.

Security Flaws Already Found in 5G Technology

Security Flaws Already Found in 5G Technology

5G is the talk of the town, but is it free of security risks?

Military File-Sharing Site Brought Back Online Following Security Concerns

Military File-Sharing Site Brought Back Online Following Security Concerns

The Defense Department website used to transfer large files containing sensitive unclassified information was brought back online earlier this month after being taken down due to security concerns last year.

Reverse Engineering is One of Your Best Weapons in the Fight Against Cyberattacks

Reverse Engineering is One of Your Best Weapons in the Fight Against Cyberattacks

Reverse engineering is a powerful tool to keep in your cybersecurity tool belt.

New Report Shows 550 Percent Increase in Consumer Security Risks Connected to Apps

New Report Shows 550 Percent Increase in Consumer Security Risks Connected to Apps

McAfee's Mobile Threat Report found that reporting backdoors, malicious cryptomining, fake apps and banking Trojans all increased substantially in 2018.

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  • Security Today Magazine - March 2019

    March 2019

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