December 05, 2014 Added by:Paul Lipman
The cloud has been widely hailed as the most disruptive force in modern business. Indeed, the world is in the midst of fundamentally profound transformations, enabled by the cloud, in the ways in which we access and interact with data and applications. Unfortunately, the security industry has not kept pace with these transformational trends, necessitating an equally profound change in the way we s...
December 03, 2014 Added by:Steve Durbin
Despite the undeniable corporate and consumer interest, the security and privacy implications of cloud and mobile connected devices are concerning many security professionals. Countless organizations are still playing catch up – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) polices are only starting to be embedded, reviewed and updated. IT departments are overwhelmed with the amount of devices entering the workp...
November 05, 2014 Added by:Steve Durbin
Password-based authentication is easy and familiar for customers, and is initially inexpensive for organizations to deploy at scale. But, while password-based authentication may be appropriate in some instances, it is no longer suitable for the wide range of services where it is currently being used.
November 04, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
In an effort to better serve advertisers, Verizon Wireless has been silently modifying its users' web traffic on its network to inject a cookie-like tracker.
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
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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?
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