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Privacy, Security

Google adds a VPN and enhanced network features to Project Fi

November 13, 2018

Via: Techradar

In an effort to further improve the browsing experience of its Project Fi customers, Google is introducing its new enhanced network feature which allows devices to switch between Wi-Fi and mobile networks faster as well as its new optional always-on […]


Privacy, Security

Severe vulnerabilities expose wireless access points to attack

November 2, 2018

Via: Techradar

Researchers from the enterprise IoT security company, Armis have discovered two severe vulnerabilities in several popular wireless access points that, if exploited, could allow hackers to compromise enterprise networks. The two critical vulnerabilities are related to to the use of […]


Privacy, Security

Preventing data loss in a perilous digital age

October 19, 2018

Via: Techradar

After decades of an eager and unbridled embrace of the online ecosystem, companies and consumers are becoming painfully aware of the vulnerabilities associated with the digital age. A superfluous series of high-profile data breaches, cases of corporate mismanagement, and tragic […]


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 […]