Huge Janus bug leaves Android apps open to unauthorized code modification

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/09/android-janus-security-vulnerability/ Researchers from security firm GuardSquare have discovered an Android vulnerability that allows for app code to be edited with affecting the apps’ signature. Dubbed Janus, the vulnerability has massive … Read more

Deception Security: Modern maturity for automated detection and response

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/08/deception-security-modern-maturity-for-automated-detection-and-response/ Deception in its various embodiments is becoming a critical part of organizations’ security infrastructure. According to Gartner, the need for better detection and response is creating new opportunities for … Read more

Privacy: Popular ai.type keyboard leaks personal details of 31 million users

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/06/ai-type-personal-data-leak/ Third-party Android and iOS keyboard ai-type is at the center of something of a privacy nightmare after a misconfigured database leaked the personal details of more than 31 million … Read more

WebGoat Teaches You To Fix Web Application Flaws In Real-time

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/webgoat-teaches-fix-web-application-flaws-real-time/ Good day, web developers! Today, we are going to discuss about a super useful application that teaches you web application security lessons. Say hello to WebGoat, a deliberately insecure … Read more

Privacy: Google updates Safe Browsing rules so apps must warn when they collect personal data

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/google-safe-browsing-privacy-warning/ Google is introducing changes to its Safe Browsing policies, requiring Android apps to display their own privacy warning if they collect users’ personal data. The company says that if … Read more

Want to switch from Apple macOS to Linux because of the ‘root’ security bug? Give deepin 15.5 a try!

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/30/macos-linux-root-debian-deepin-155/ Apple’s macOS is a great operating system. Not only is it stable and beautifully designed, but it very secure too. Well, usually it is. Unless you live under a … Read more

How to Check Integrity of File and Directory Using “AIDE” in Linux

Full Article : Tecmint – https://www.tecmint.com/check-integrity-of-file-and-directory-using-aide-in-linux/ In our mega guide to hardening and securing CentOS 7, under the section “protect system internally”, one of the useful security tools we listed for internal system protection against … Read more

Security: macOS High Sierra bug lets you log in as ‘root’… without a password

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/macos-high-sierra-root-password-bug/ If you thought that you needed a password to access a password-protected Mac, think again. A massive security hole has been discovered in macOS High Sierra that makes it … Read more