Security

Cybersecurity Tips: Keep Your Passwords And Pins Secure By Using One These Password Manager Apps

It’s difficult to remember passwords for all accounts you set up. Instead, most people recycle their passwords, which is a way to put your personal …

Network Security

MilkyDoor: Malicious Android malware lets hackers access your phone's connected network

Researchers said MilkyDoor seems to be a successor to the Android malware DressCode.<p>Security researchers have discovered a new strain of malware that …

Information Security

Russian carding industry pioneer sentenced to 27 years in prison

32-year-old Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, aka Track2, has been handed the longest US hacking sentence to date: 27 years in prison.<p>He was convicted in …

Fraud

Unroll.me head 'heartbroken' that users found out it sells their inbox data

Email service developed a side business after it was acquired by Slice in 2014 – selling aggregated data about users to apps they were unsubscribing from<p>The chief executive of email unsubscription service Unroll.me has said he is “heartbroken” that users felt betrayed by the fact that his company …

Data Breach

German cyber crime reportedly rose 80% in 2016

<i>(Reuters)</i> – The German government registered 82,649 cases of computer fraud, espionage and other cyber crimes in 2016, an increase of just over 80 percent from 2015, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.<p>German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere is due to release the new statistics, part of the …

Cybercrime

Sessions Says DREAMers Can Be Deported, Breaking With Trump

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Sunday that DREAMers, like "everyone that enters the country unlawfully," are "subject to deportation" — signaling a break not only with an Obama administration policy that protected undocumented young arrivals, but also with recent comments made by President …

Border Security

Did Donald Trump Commission Russia’s Hack of the US Election Himself?

Sources linked to the intelligence community say that Donald Trump accepted laundered Russian money which, through shell companies, supported Russian …

Russia

How to: Install Fuzzbunch & DanderSpritz?

I’m thinking I might already be a week late posting this today, but this post about <b>Fuzzbunch</b> and <b>DanderSpritz</b> has been sitting in my drafts for all …

Dridex spam campaign using PDF as infection vector | eternal

During this month a Dridex spam campaign using PDF documents as infection vector was spotted. I also received a couple of e-mails in my personal …

Russian Cyberspies Hacked Us For Two Years: Danish Defense Minister

Danish Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen said it's a "constant battle" to keep hackers away.<p>A Russian cyberespionage group hacked into the emails of Danish Defense Ministry employees for two years, the country’s defense minister says.<p>In an interview on Sunday with the Danish paper …

Russia

BBC World Service - Boston Calling, Your car may not be safe from hackers

Charlie Miller, an automotive security researcher, wants us to take car security more seriously. He knows first-hand that while hacking into cars may be difficult, it’s not impossible.<p>(Image: A traffic jam in Chicago, Illinois. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What to Mine After Ethereum’s PoS: World's First Bitcoin Mining Pool Adds Zcash Support

Zooko Wilcox, the CEO of Zerocoin Electric Coin Company (ZECC), the development team behind the anonymous cryptocurrency Zcash, revealed that Slush …

Bitcoin

The government has received parliamentary approval to begin work on the new Australian Cyber Security Centre, which will bring together security experts from intelligence and law enforcement agencies.

On the one-year anniversary of the government’s Cyber Security Strategy, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security Dan Tehan has …

North Korea's Spy Agencies Should Not Be Underestimated

The Kim regime’s intelligence apparatus is ruthless and effective and could be used to good effect during any conflict on the Korean peninsula.North …

North Korea

Women in cybersecurity

Many industries are working hard to even-up gender disparity within their fields – and with good reason. Not only do companies with a more diverse …

​Australia to work with China on cybersecurity

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has agreed to enhanced cybersecurity cooperation with China.<p>The federal government has announced it has agreed to …

Cybersecurity

Week in review: Open source security threats, secure C++ coding

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles:<p><b>Will blockchain liability be similar to Bitcoin liability?</b><br>Blockchain can …

Cybersecurity

Brash Games Shuts Down After Shady Business Gets Exposed; Domain Now For Sale

Brash Games is no more. The video game news site that claimed to be a source for unbiased game reviews has folded its website and its domain is now …

Data Breach

Here Are Some More Terrible Things Uber Has Been Doing

Silicon Valley and its enablers have mostly stood by (when they weren’t actively cheering) while ride-haling service Uber waged their long war …

Uber

Why and how businesses should protect against data breaches from within

As we become more connected and companies hold more data, breaches are increasing, with more than 4,000 reported in 2016 alone. A statistical …

Data Breach

Germany's Far-Right Party Picks Leaders Ahead Of September Elections

Germany's anti-immigrant party, the AfD, is in turmoil after its most prominent politician Frauke Petry dropped out of the upcoming German parliamentary elections.

Border Security

Germany approving less refugees

Germany approved just under 48 per cent of asylum applications from Afghan migrants in the first two months of 2017, down from close to 78 per cent …

Immigration

I've lost my Gmail password: Now what do I do?

<i>Q. I forgot to the password to my Gmail account and also no longer have the “recovery email” account I specified when I created the account. How can I get back into my Gmail?</i><p>A. Everybody forgets passwords, but Gmail’s can be easier to misplace mentally because the site doesn’t nag you for your …

Google

Protecting your client’s digital assets in the public cloud

Regardless of which particular model of cloud computing your clients adopt – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Revera’s Vault (or any other …

Cloud Computing

Mulvaney downplays chances of government shutdown

The White House is continuing to negotiate with congressional Democrats over funding for the government, and a shutdown after Friday is not likely, President Donald Trump’s budget director said Sunday.<p>Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," Mick Mulvaney, the Office of Management and Budget director, …

Politics

Flaws in Car Dongle Will Let Hackers Stop Your Car's Engine

Vulnerabilities found in Bosch Drivelog Connect car dongles allow an attacker to bypass authentication on the device and issue commands to cars, …

Information Security

Aadhaar detail leak in Jharkhand a sign of India’s deep cyber security flaws: Experts

The leak of confidential information of more than a million citizens from a Jharkhand government website exposes systemic vulnerabilities in India’s …

Cybersecurity

Uber rejects claims iPhone app tracked users after being deleted

The practice eventually led to Apple CEO Tim Cook threatening to remove Uber from the App Store.<p>Uber has denied any wrongdoing following reports that …

Uber

Homeland Security launches internal probe of attempt to unmask anti-Trump tweeter

Federal authorities rescinded an order to unmask @alt_USCIS after Twitter filed a lawsuit earlier this month<p>The US Department of Homeland Security has launched an internal investigation into an attempt from one of its agencies to unmask the identities of people behind an anti-Trump Twitter account. …

Technology

Lifespan notifies patients of potential data breach

Rhode Island's largest health care provider says an employee's laptop containing patient information was stolen, but there's no indication that any …

Data Breach