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Just-Released Checkra1n iPhone Jailbreak Stirs Security Concerns

Now that the checkm8 BootROM vulnerability has a working exploit, security pros are warning of potential attacks.

By |2019-11-14T12:13:06-05:00November 14th, 2019|A11 chip, A5 chip, App Store, apple, axi0mX, BootROM exploit, checkm8, checkra1n, Hacks, iOS 12.3, iOS 13.2.2, iPad, iphone, ipod touch, jailbreak, Mobile Security, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on Just-Released Checkra1n iPhone Jailbreak Stirs Security Concerns

California’s Domino Effect on U.S. Privacy Regulation

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect Jan. 1, will have a longstanding impact on privacy regulation across the U.S., a security expert says.

By |2019-11-14T10:32:16-05:00November 14th, 2019|California, CCPA, Consumer Privacy, Data Privacy, enfuse 2019, GDPR, Government, Hacks, IoT, janet de guzman, podcast, Podcasts, privacy, privacy regulation, security law, security regulation|Comments Off on California’s Domino Effect on U.S. Privacy Regulation

Understanding the Ripple Effect: Large Enterprise Data Breaches Threaten Everyone

Fallout from giants at the top is one of the largest drivers of cyber-impacts on everyday people and companies.

By |2019-11-08T14:44:37-05:00November 8th, 2019|advice, Breach, corporate risk, Critical Infrastructure, data breach, Featured, Fortune 500, Hacks, large enterprises, Malware, Mobile Security, number of records breached, operational technology, privacy, strategies, tips, Vulnerabilities, Web Security|Comments Off on Understanding the Ripple Effect: Large Enterprise Data Breaches Threaten Everyone

Art Imitates Life: Lessons from the Final Season of Mr. Robot

Unlike Elliot, real-world adversaries don’t have lofty ideals nor do they suffer crises of conscience.

By |2019-11-08T13:31:58-05:00November 8th, 2019|Bluetooth Low Energy, Breach, could it happen in real life, elliot, episode 1, final season, Hacks, InfoSec Insider, IoT, james plouffe, mobileiron, mossack fonseca, Mr. Robot, panama papers, real world parallels, Web Security|Comments Off on Art Imitates Life: Lessons from the Final Season of Mr. Robot

Pwn2Own Tokyo Roundup: Amazon Echo, Routers and Smart TVs Fall to Hackers

The latest edition of the bi-annual hacking contest saw creative exploits in new device categories.

By |2019-11-08T11:09:33-05:00November 8th, 2019|amazon echo, f-secure labs, hacking contest, Hacks, IoT, Master of Pwn, Mobile Security, PWN2OWN, Routers, Smart TVs, team flashback, team fluoroacetate, tokyo 2019, Vulnerabilities, Web Security|Comments Off on Pwn2Own Tokyo Roundup: Amazon Echo, Routers and Smart TVs Fall to Hackers

News Wrap: Voice Assistant Laser Hack, Twitter Insider Threats, Data Breach Fine Fails

From voice assistant hacks to insider threats, Threatpost editors break down this week's biggest news.

By |2019-11-08T08:00:27-05:00November 8th, 2019|Amazon Alexa, apple Siri, Breach, breach fine, data breach, Hacks, insider threat, IoT, laser hack, Podcasts, rogue employee, Trend Micro, twitter, twitter security, twitter spies|Comments Off on News Wrap: Voice Assistant Laser Hack, Twitter Insider Threats, Data Breach Fine Fails