Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/scary-tech-that-keeps-us-up-at-night-in-2017/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Here are the products, apps, and trends that chilled our staff to the bone this year… no icicles necessary
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/blackberry-outlines-framework-for-securing-connected-and-autonomous-cars/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Four industry trends are making vehicles vulnerable to cyber attacks and failures: vehicles access, software control, autonomous driving, and the changing state of software, according to BlackBerry.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-old-software-fortress-weathers-the-storm-of-supreme-chaos/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Where we encounter the problem of applying the most modern security model we have to the most capable data centers we run and discover the two may come from different eras.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/industrial-firms-fail-to-adopt-security-measures-against-cyberattacks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 New research suggests that fewer than half of industrial businesses are even monitoring for suspicious entry into their systems.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/biometrics-centrepiece-of-new-visa-security-roadmap/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The financial services giant has launched its 2020 and beyond roadmap first in Australia, focusing initially on biometrics for payment authorisation, ‘3-D Secure’ fraud detection, and pushing the use of tokenisation.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/teamviewer-issues-emergency-fix-for-remote-access-vulnerability/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The dangerous bug allowed attackers to seize control of PCs through desktop sessions.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/quant-trojan-upgrade-targets-cryptocurrency-user-wallets/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Popular malware updates have highlighted a growing trend in targeting Bitcoin stashes.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/connected-cars-what-happens-to-your-data-after-you-leave-your-rental-car/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Personal information stored on infotainment systems of hire cars can linger long after the rental is over. So who is responsible for making sure it is wiped?
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/fcc-revisited-net-neutrality-changes-are-misleading-and-not-benign-says-gewirtz/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Upon finding updated but disturbingly unofficial source documents, David Gewirtz recants his earlier statement that the FCC changes are benign. The FCC’s intentions may be out there, but they were not published according to its own guidelines for rulemaking review.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/android-security-google-details-pixel-and-nexus-vulnerabilities-in-december-bulletin/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google fixes 42 bugs in an update for its flagship Android line, with details in its December security bulletin.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/popular-virtual-keyboard-leaks-31-million-user-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The app maker’s database wasn’t protected with a password, leaving exposed its users’ most private information.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/android-security-alert-googles-latest-bulletin-warns-of-47-bugs-10-critical/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google’s Android security bulletin for December includes a number of flaws that vendors will need to patch.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/a-giant-botnet-behind-one-million-malware-infections-a-month-just-got-shut-down/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Arrest made over Andromeda botnet following operation involving the FBI, Europol and other authorities working with cyber security companies.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/sec-cyber-unit-files-charges-over-ico-fraud/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 In a recent ICO, PlexCorps allegedly claimed PlexCoin would yield a 1,354 percent profit in less than 29 days. The SEC isn’t buying it.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/us-says-it-does-not-need-courts-to-approve-encryption-backdoors/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Critics have long argued that the government has wide latitude to conduct surveillance under broad approvals from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/computer-vendors-start-disabling-intel-management-engine/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Intel has admitted that its in-chip Intel Management Engine program has major security holes. Some PC vendors are now disabling Management Engine to protect their customers.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/there-is-no-net-neutrality-the-fcc-changes-arent-what-you-think/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 David Gewirtz argues that the FCC is not eliminating the no-blocking, no-throttling, and no-paid-prioritization restrictions on American internet providers. And he dives deep into the federal regulation code changes to explain why.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/forgotten-password-samsungs-future-phones-could-retrieve-it-using-your-palm/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The creases in your palm could become the key to recalling that elusive password.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/password-sharing-politicians-prompt-security-row/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Sharing passwords with staff is apparently common in the House of Commons, with security experts warning this a very bad idea.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/paypals-tio-networks-reveals-data-breach-impacted-1-6-million-users/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The company says evidence of “unauthorized access” has appeared during a recent investigation.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/security-making-yourself-a-hard-target-for-hackers-is-easier-than-you-think/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Even following the most basic advice can provide a barrier to stop hackers and cyber attacks.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-cracks-down-on-apps-that-snoop-on-you-even-if-theyre-not-in-play-store/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Unless apps come clean about the personal data they collect, Google will slap them with Safe Browsing warnings.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/security-warning-dont-use-russian-antivirus-on-secret-government-systems-warns-cyber-agency/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 As NCSC warns on Russian antivirus, Barclays Bank ends offer of free Kaspersky Lab security software for customers.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/optus-to-provide-managed-services-for-hastings-deering/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Hastings Deering, which supplies Cat equipment to the mining and construction services industry, will source its security, unified communications, and contact centre solutions from Optus Business for the next three years.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/former-nsa-staffer-pleads-guilty-after-classified-data-theft/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The classified data was later collected by Kaspersky software running on the staffer’s home computer.