Category: Security

Cybersecurity, Security

Securing IoT Devices with Microsoft’s Azure Sphere

April 26, 2018

Via: InfoQ

In an effort to improve security of IoT devices, Microsoft announced Azure Sphere, an end-to-end solution for Internet-connected microcontrollers (MCUs), during the April 2018 RSA infosec conference. Azure Sphere is organized around a three-layer architecture composed of hybrid microcontrollers running […]

Hacking, Security

Internet Explorer users need to watch out for this worrying security flaw

April 24, 2018

Via: Techradar

If you still use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, then be aware that there’s reportedly a major hole in the browser which could be an entry point for malware. Chinese antivirus firm Qihoo 360 found the zero-day exploit which as yet remains […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Google’s New Cloud Security Tools Increase DDOS Protection, Transparency and Usability

April 6, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Google have introduced several new cloud-focused security enhancements for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). These enhancements include new services like Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC), Google Cloud Armor, VPC Service Controls, and several new features for G Suite administrators. […]

Computing, Hacking, Hardware, Security

Intel to Make Chip With Built-In Spectre & Meltdown Malware Protection

April 3, 2018

Via: WebPro

In January of this year, the revelation of memory-related vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown rocked the entire computing world—everyone had been sitting on top of a potential landmine for decades that hackers could have taken advantage of. After the […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Tesla’s cloud account hacked to mine cryptocurrency

February 21, 2018

Via: TechSpot

There was a time when ransomware was the weapon of choice for hackers. Now, it seems that cryptohacking has become the preferred method of making money. Following a recent number of mining hacks, Tesla has become the latest firm to […]

Cybersecurity, Internet, Security, Wireless & Cloud

How to secure your wireless account against phone number thefts

February 9, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

In the last few years, there has been a simmering identity theft fraud, where scammers get a hold on your personal details, including your phone number, and try to access bank and other payment accounts you might have associated with […]

Hacking, Security

The security gadgets and apps you need to keep your information safe

February 2, 2018

Via: Popsci

With new data breaches constantly making headlines, you know about the need to secure your online accounts. But hackers aren’t the only threat to your personal information. Burglars could steal sensitive papers from your home, snoopers could raid your trash, and companies could track you […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Windows Defender will soon detect, remove cleaner scareware

February 1, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft is taking action against applications that use scare tactics to swindle money out of consumers. From March 1, Windows Defender and other Microsoft security products will classify programs that display “coercive messages” as unwanted software. Upon detection, such programs […]

Cybersecurity, Security

How a Zero Trust Network Can Keep Your Business Data Secure

January 19, 2018

Via: WebPro

The numerous data breaches that occurred over the years clearly indicate that cybersecurity is still prone to failure. Every new security measure system defenders come up with is eventually thwarted by hackers. The number of affected users is staggering. A […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Last Npm Incident Uncovers Security Vulnerability

January 15, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Last week, the npm registry had an operations incident that caused a number of highly depended on packages, such as require-from-string to become unavailable. While the incident was relatively straightforward to solve, it uncovered a major security vulnerability that could […]