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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

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Holiday Shopping: Secure Your Online Purchases

As we gear up to feast with family and friends this Thanksgiving, we also get our wallets ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have practically become holidays themselves, as each year they immediately shift our attention from turkey and pumpkin pie to holiday shopping. Let’s take a look at [...]

By |2019-11-11T09:00:57-05:00November 11th, 2019|Consumer, Cybersecurity, Malware, mobile, Mobile Security|Comments Off on It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Holiday Shopping: Secure Your Online Purchases

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

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

Google Enlists Help to Fight Bad Android Apps

After years of unsuccessfully battling malware and bad apps in the Google Play store and on more than 2.5 billion Android devices, Google is finally doing something about it. The tech giant this week unveiled an alliance with three companies with specific expertise in endpoint security to help prevent the spread of malware on its [...]

By |2019-11-07T07:55:13-05:00November 7th, 2019|Android, Endpoint Security, ESET, google, google play, IoT, Lookout, malicious apps, Malware, mobile apps, Mobile Security, Vulnerabilities, Zimperium|Comments Off on Google Enlists Help to Fight Bad Android Apps

The infamous Spyware – Pegasus, The NSO Group and The WhatsApp snooping saga

The Indian media is abuzz these days with several news and allegations around snooping on several Indian citizens through a spyware named Pegasus, allegedly delivered through WhatsApp. It’s reported widely that Facebook Inc., the parent company of popular messaging app -WhatsApp, reached out to few users from India (and other…

By |2019-11-02T03:41:18-05:00November 2nd, 2019|Android, Antivirus, Malware, Mobile Security, WhatsApp|Comments Off on The infamous Spyware – Pegasus, The NSO Group and The WhatsApp snooping saga

Android Keyboard App Could Swindle 40M Users Out of Millions

The Ai.type app was removed from Google Play in June 2019 – but still remains on millions of Android devices and is still available from other Android marketplaces, researchers warn.

By |2019-11-01T08:30:10-05:00November 1st, 2019|40 million downloads, ad fraud, ai.type, Android, Android app, apple, google, google play, keyboard, malicious app, Mobile Security, premium services|Comments Off on Android Keyboard App Could Swindle 40M Users Out of Millions

China-Linked Hackers Spy on Texts With MessageTap Malware

Chinese state-sponsored hackers are attacking telecom networks to sniff out SMS messages that contain keywords revolving around political dissidents.

By |2019-10-31T12:54:28-05:00October 31st, 2019|APT41, China, Chinese state sponsored hack, cyber espionage, dissidents, espionage, Government, Hacks, Malware, messageTap, Mobile Security, SMS, Spyware, telecom networks|Comments Off on China-Linked Hackers Spy on Texts With MessageTap Malware

ThreatList: Most Retail Hardware Bug Bounty Flaws Are Critical

Overall, across all retail programs, more than 18 percent of all bug bounty submissions are critical in severity, a new Bugcrowd report found.

By |2019-10-29T09:00:42-05:00October 29th, 2019|bug bounty, Bugcrowd, Bugcrowd’s 2019 State of Retail Cybersecurity report, IoT, Mobile Security, Most Recent ThreatLists, point of sale, retail, Retail Security|Comments Off on ThreatList: Most Retail Hardware Bug Bounty Flaws Are Critical