October 20, 2014 Added by:Thu Pham
iThemes, a WordPress (WP) security provider, was recently breached and approximately 60,000 clients in their membership database had a slew of information stolen, including usernames, passwords, IP addresses and more. But, what is of particular concern is the fact that the company was storing their members’ passwords in plain text, which they admitted was in error in a
October 15, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
What we often don’t realize, however, is the amount of personal information our phones actually store and how easily accessible we make this data, not only for ourselves, but for others, too. A recent Android study proves many of us are likely not careful enough.
September 29, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
When IT departments are not consulted, gaps in network security could appear.
September 08, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
There are 17 bogus cellphone towers operating across the US that could be used to snoop on, and even hijack passing calls, texts and other communications, according to an article published in Popular Science last week.
August 05, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Thanks to what some say are restrictive Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and remote access policies, some mobile devices users in the corporate world are rebelling against BYOD – specifically, they don’t want their personal mobile devices to be controlled by their employer’s IT administrators.
April 02, 2014 Added by:Dan Dieterle
Black Hat Asia presenter and security researcher Nitesh Dhanjani explained last week that the car could be locked and unlocked by cracking a short password.
March 06, 2014 Added by:Dan Dieterle
November 12, 2013 Added by:Jason Clark
Security Advisor Alliance is a nonprofit group of Top security leaders from the Global 1000 who have come together to donate time each week to help our peers in any area of security as a pro-bono service.
October 28, 2013 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Remember, anything that is connected to the Internet is a potential target for hackers and cyber criminals. If they’ll hack your smartphone, tablet or laptop computer, who is to say they won’t try to do the same to your car?
August 15, 2013 Added by:Mikko Jakonen
“SIGINT” on 802.11b/g/n distributed SDR station - deployment example is overview of using SDR (Software Defined Radio) receiver system deployment to capture 802.11b/g/n “traffic”, signals on frequency range 2412- 2484 MHz.
August 12, 2013 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
With the books closed on what was quite possibly the most controversial Black Hat conference ever, let’s take a few minutes to reflect on all of the hot button issues relating to remote access that spurred vigorous discussions and debates at this year’s event. Here are a few of our favorite remote access-related topics from Black Hat 2013.
August 01, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
There are powerful integrated security dashboards that can be installed and modified to meet each user’s particular needs. Now a company can create hundreds if not thousands of employee cyber warriors with a relatively small investment.
July 31, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
The country is at war and it is a cyber security war. The enemies are many, diverse and competent and fighting a defensive war is not the best way to win. Cyber security war is like any other war- taking the offensive will improve your chances of success. Like any other war, the cyber security war requires proper planning for success and a total winning strategy. Half hearted measures will not ...
July 30, 2013 Added by:Jon Stout
You can be doing all the right things, adding immense value to your customer and helping your company build a great brand. When a contract changes even incumbents are suddenly “on the bench” or “between projects” or “on overhead” . You are no longer billable. As a result you have now moved from a profit-generator to a cost center. When this happens you are at risk.
June 24, 2013 Added by:Larry Karisny
Knowing the reality and reasons behind cyberattacks, it’s time to stop talking and start offering resolution to these serious problems. There is no "it won’t happen to me" anymore. We must immediately deploy prevention and detection technologies to our critical processes or frankly, we could lose it all.
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