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Coronavirus Poll: Cyberattacks Ramp Up as Work from Home Takes Hold

A poll of Threatpost readers shows that security preparedness is uneven as organizations make an unprecedented transition to remote working.

By |2020-03-19T17:49:29-04:00March 19th, 2020|Cloud Security, coronavirus, COVID-19, Critical Infrastructure, Government, Hacks, IoT, Malware, Mobile Security, remote working, results, security preparedness, threatpost poll, Vulnerabilities, Web Security, work from home|Comments Off on Coronavirus Poll: Cyberattacks Ramp Up as Work from Home Takes Hold

Authorities Eye Using Mobile Phone Tracking COVID-19’s Spread

Privacy advocates advise caution when tracking the movements of patients or those infected with the new coronavirus, as an effort to minimize the pandemic’s effect.

By |2020-03-18T09:28:17-04:00March 18th, 2020|ACLU, civil liberties, COVID-19, Data, Facebook, google, Government, individual rights, Israel, location tracking, mapping infection, mobile device, mobile phone tracking, Mobile Security, New coronavirus, Pandemic, privacy, U.S. Government, United States|Comments Off on Authorities Eye Using Mobile Phone Tracking COVID-19’s Spread

A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce

COVID-19 is changing how we work. Weigh in on how your organization is securing its remote footprint with our short Threatpost poll.

By |2020-03-17T17:55:31-04:00March 17th, 2020|best practices, Businesses, Cloud Security, coronavirus, COVID-19, Critical Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, Government, Malware, Mobile Security, ransomware, remote working, schools, telecommuting, Vulnerabilities, Web Security, work from home|Comments Off on A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce

ACLU Sues Over U.S. Airport Facial-Recognition Technology

Civil-liberties group wants more transparency about who the government is partnering with and how they are using the information gathered in biometric checks.

By |2020-03-13T11:19:56-04:00March 13th, 2020|ACLU, American Civil LIberties Union, facial recognition, Government, Lawsuit, legal action, privacy, Transportation Safety Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection|Comments Off on ACLU Sues Over U.S. Airport Facial-Recognition Technology

Spread of Coronavirus-Themed Cyberattacks Persists with New Attacks

In cybersecurity circles, the Coronavirus is spurring anxiety over the virtual abuse of the deadly disease by scammers.

By |2020-03-06T13:03:30-05:00March 6th, 2020|backdoor, coronavirus, COVID-19, email, Government, IBM X-Force, Kaspersky, Malware, MalwareHunterTeam, Microsoft Office, Phishing, Remcos RAT, Web Security, ZLab-Yoroi Cybaze|Comments Off on Spread of Coronavirus-Themed Cyberattacks Persists with New Attacks

Forrester: Keeping Smart Cities Safe From Hacks

As cities grow more connected, municipal operators must deal with new risks like ransomware, IoT hacks and more.

Bruce Schneier Proposes ‘Hacking Society’ for a Better Tomorrow

The security industry has the perfect skillset and adversarial defense outlook to deal with some of the emerging societal issues in today's world, said security technologist Bruce Schneier.

By |2020-02-28T15:06:22-05:00February 28th, 2020|Bruce Schneier, Code, Government, hack, hack society, privacy, RSA, RSAC, Security, security policy|Comments Off on Bruce Schneier Proposes ‘Hacking Society’ for a Better Tomorrow