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Category: Security


Privacy, Security

SimpliSafe’s home security system now works with Google Assistant

September 19, 2018

Via: The Verge

SimpliSafe, maker of the best do-it-yourself home security system, according to our recent review, is today releasing a new integration with Google Assistant that will let owners control their home security systems with a Google Home or another device that […]


Cybersecurity, Security

AI is crucial element of security strategy in the IoT era

September 18, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

Artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging as a key tool in the cyber security expert’s arsenal to fight new threats inside IT infrastructure, according to a global study produced by analysts at the Ponemon Institute and funded by Aruba, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security teams and C-suite exec views not aligned

August 29, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

While 96% of cyber security professionals are confident that their companies’ security planning is in line with the organisation’s risks, only 73% of the C-suite believe this to be the case. This is one of the main findings of a […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Homeland Security warns that US carriers are selling phones with compromised security

August 8, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

The Department of Homeland Security funded a research meant to investigate how safe are smartphones sold in the United States. Some of the research’s results were reported during a conference in Las Vegas this week. The team found multiple vulnerabilities […]


Hacking, Security

WhatsApp flaw lets hackers intercept and manipulate messages

August 8, 2018

Via: Techradar

WhatsApp users have been warned to be vigilant against a new security flaw that could allow outsider to intercept and alter messages. Researchers from security firm Check Point found that hackers could be able to take advantage of a vulnerability […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Hackers targeting software supply chains, US report warns

July 27, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

“Foreign intelligence services – and threat actors working on their behalf – continue to represent the most persistent and pervasive cyber intelligence threat,” said the Foreign economic espionage in cyberspace report. The report said China, Russia and Iran “stand out […]


Hacking, Security

Software development remains insecure

July 26, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

In particular, the number of cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities has remained largely stable, accounting for 18% of all vulnerabilities found. This is consistent with reports by white hat hacking community platform HackerOne that XSS is the most commonly exploited vulnerability […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Cyber security vulnerability concerns skyrocket

July 26, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

These are closely followed by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks (19%), financial theft (18%), and attacks on intellectual property (17%), the survey of security professionals across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the US shows. Nearly half of those […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

Safeguard your code: 17 tips to develop more-secure code

July 25, 2018

Via: Info World

The scary stories from the web are getting worse. First there were a few stolen credit card numbers. Then there were a few thousand. Now we hear about millions of financial records being exposed by security breaches, and we grow […]


Hacking, Privacy, Security

Gmail users at risk of phishing attacks, US intelligence officials warn

July 19, 2018

Via: DailyMail

A new feature added in the recent Gmail redesign could present an ’emerging threat’ to users, US intelligence officials have warned. The new feature, known as ‘Confidential Mode’, could leave an increased number of users susceptible to attacks from cyber […]