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NIST’s new password rules – what you need to know

It’s no secret. We’re really bad at passwords. Nevertheless, they aren’t going away any time soon.<p>With so many websites and online applications …

Why do we need 'accidental heroes' to deal with global cyber-attacks? | Evgeny Morozov

Big tech firms say they are the only providers of large cybersecurity services – even as their products are compromised. The conflict of interest is huge<p>To appreciate the perversity of our reliance on US technology giants, you just need to grapple with the fact that one of the likely winners in the …

Experts Say We Can Finally Ditch Those Stupid Password Rules

Good news: cyber-security experts have reached the same conclusion as the rest of us when it comes to passwords—current rules are annoying and …

Explained — How Intel AMT Vulnerability Allows to Hack Computers Remotely

Earlier this week Intel announced a critical escalation of privilege bug that affects its remote management features shipping with Intel Server …

Number of HTTPS phishing sites triples

When, in January 2017, Mozilla and Google made Firefox and Chrome flag HTTP login pages as insecure, the intent was to make phishing pages easier to …

Why is China Home to Half of the Computers Infected With WannaCry Ransomware?

China is one of the countries that has been hit hardest by the ransomware program known as “WannaCry” launched on May 12, which infected over 230,000 computers in 99 countries in just one day.<p>China's National Computer Network Emergency Response Center has confirmed that by May 14, half of the …

Ransomware

New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two

Researchers have detected a new worm that is spreading via SMB, but unlike the worm component of the WannaCry ransomware, this one is using seven NSA …

WannaCry kill switch under nonstop botnet attack by hackers attempting to reignite ransomware - IBTimes India

Hackers are trying to funnel junk traffic to WannaCry's kill switch web address in an attempt to start the ransomware epidemic once again.<p>After …

Microsoft's Old Software Is Dangerous. Is There a Duty to Fix It?

A global ransomware epidemic is winding down, but questions over the fallout are just beginning. Who’s to blame for the crisis that hijacked hundreds …

Cool gadget instantly adds a head-up display to any car on the planet

It’s 2016 and you no longer need a $150,000 car to have a head-up display. In fact, you don’t need a $100,000 car, a $75,000 car, a $50,000 car or …

Tech Trends

Kaspersky Lab official blog

Our innovative products help to give you the Power to Protect what matters most to you. Discover more about our award-winning security.<p>Our FREE …

More than 135 million ARRIS cable modems vulnerable to attacks

Attackers can exploit the flaws in the ARRIS SURFboard cable modems to remotely knock out the device, more than 135 million device open to …

Android malware discovered on Google Play has infected millions of users with spyware

Russian security researchers have discovered a Trojan for Android that contains malware and spyware features hidden in 104 Android apps on the Google …

Your car's computers might soon get malware protection

Modern cars contain tens of specialized computers that control everything from infotainment functions to steering and brakes. The pressing need to protect these computers from hackers will likely open up a new market for car-related software security products.<p>Karamba Security, a start-up based in …

Information Security

Hacking Team In Trouble Again -- Loses License To Sell Malware Outside Europe

Less than a year after it was hacked, its emails leaked all over the Web, Milan-based government spyware creator Hacking Team is facing fresh trouble. Not from another hacktivist, however, but an official authority, which has revoked the company’s license to sell outside of Europe. At the same time …

Your car's computers might soon get malware protection

Modern cars contain tens of specialized computers that control everything from infotainment functions to steering and brakes. The pressing need to …

Information Security

Fake App Store hack helps steal iPhone users’ money | tech | top

Some iPhone users in China are being conned by the AceDeceiver malware. The hack that makes you think you’re buying a app on the App Store, but only …

Finding the Security Software That Suits Your Needs

Along with the numerous benefits the internet offers, not the least of which is access to information 24/7, hackers and malicious entities roam the cyberspace, justifying the oft-used expression, "This is why we can't have good things."<p>Spear phishing, spam, malware, viruses, worms, ransomware - …

Trend Micro

Panama Papers: Email Hackable via WordPress, Docs Hackable via Drupal

This entry was posted in General Security, WordPress Security on April 8, 2016 by Mark Maunder 32 Replies<p>The Mossack Fonseca (MF) data breach, aka …

Signal, the open-source encrypted messaging app, is now available for desktop

Already on mobile, you can now grab Signal — an open-source encrypted messaging app — through the Chrome web store. It employs the same security …

Apps

The U.S.’s Century-Old Snail Mail Surveillance Sparks A Modern Privacy Debate

Critics say the U.S. Postal Service, which photographs every piece of mail, doesn’t do enough to protect the privacy of Americans.<p>A lawyers’ group called this week for greater oversight of a program giving law enforcement officials access to metadata from private communications for criminal …

How to balance data privacy and healthcare improvements

The glut of healthcare information that is being generated through electronic medical records, wearable devices and centralized databases offers …

Online Privacy

Quantum Insert Attack, Author: Basil Alawi S.Taher

The Dutch company Fox-IT has revealed a detailed information about Quantum Insert Attack. "‘HTML Redirection’ attack by injecting malicious content …

Dark Web Email Service SIGAINT hacked by the Intelligence

<b>The Dark Web email service SIGAINT suffered a major attack that involved 70 exit nodes, a circumstance that suggests Government operation.</b><p>Law …

Pilot: US Government Claims Of Plane Wi-Fi Hacking Wrong And Irresponsible

The US government released a report yesterday warning of security threats facing modern aircraft, leading to stories from major publications claiming in-flght Wi-Fi could be hacked to take control of a passenger plane. But according to Dr Phil Polstra, a qualified pilot and professor of digital …

Russian hackers scooped up the President's unclassified email

Russian hackers may have had more success in breaching the White House network than first thought. <i>New York Times</i> sources understand that intruders who got into the White House's unclassified system managed to collect some of President Obama's email. They didn't compromise the account itself, and …