Monday, September 25, 2023

Don’t make this USB mistake! Protect your data with this encrypted gadget instead

From a military-standardized build to a complex passphrase mode, Kingston's IronKey is one of the most secure USBs you can buy.

Apple issues emergency security updates for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

Aimed at iOS 17/iPadOS 17 and WatchOS 10, the bug fixes are designed to combat zero-day vulnerabilities that could let someone remotely control your device.

How to create custom fields in Bitwarden password manager (and why you should)

If you use Bitwarden password manager, there's a simple feature that can come in very handy. Let's find out how to use custom fields.

SMBs face growing cybersecurity threats, but basic measures can lower risks

Small and midsize businesses are targets of cybercriminals and might not have expandable resources, but they can take heart in having a smaller attack surface to safeguard.

Cisco to buy Splunk in $28B bid to secure enterprises in AI era

Estimated to be worth $28 billion, Cisco's planned acquisition of Splunk will form one of the world's largest software vendors that will look to help enterprises better safeguard themselves as AI becomes pervasive.

The best security cameras of 2023: Expert researched and reviewed

The top home security cameras are easy to set up and equipped with motion detection, sirens, night vision and more to make for a safer and smarter home.

What are passkeys? The life-changing magic of going passwordless

Here's how to take the first steps toward ditching passwords for good.

The best VPN trials: Try for free

VPN trial offers are a great way to test a VPN's speed and reliability before you commit. See ZDNET's top picks for the best VPN trials.

Your data is at risk from prying eyes. This USB drive will help keep it safe

From a rugged build to a complex passphrase mode, Kingston's IronKey is one of the most secure USBs you can buy.

Why you can still trust (other) password managers, even after that LastPass mess

Don't let the terrible mistakes LassPass made scare you away from a good alternative.

Bitwarden adds passwordless SSO to make enterprise customer lives easier

Bitwarden is one of the more reliable and flexible password managers on the market and it just made things even easier for enterprise customers with SSO for trusted devices.

Mind the trust gap: Data concerns prompt customer caution over generative AI

A general lack of trust in data security and privacy is holding organizations back from going all in with generative artificial intelligence.

How to use Norton’s free AI-powered scam detector

Norton Genie will analyze suspicious emails and other content and alert you if a scam is afoot. Here's how to use it.

Businesses need pricing clarity as generative AI services hit the market

Transparency around how exactly services are charged will be essential as organizations look to avoid bill shock from consuming generative artificial intelligence tools.

6 simple cybersecurity rules to live by

How do you train others to avoid being victims of online crime? It's all about human behavior.
Infosecurity Magazine

BEC Scammer Pleads Guilty to Part in $6m Scheme

Nigerian was extradited to the US from Canada
Infosecurity Magazine

Researchers Spot Novel “Deadglyph” Backdoor

Malware is linked to UAE-backed spies
Infosecurity Magazine

Almost US 900 Schools Breached Via MOVEit

National Student Clearinghouse reveals more details of incident

Don’t Get Burned by CAPTCHAs: A Recipe for Accurate Bot Protection

Traditional CAPTCHAs, such as reCAPTCHA, no longer protect online businesses adequately. Real users hate them. Bots bypass them. It's time to upgrade.
The Hacker News

New Report Uncovers Three Distinct Clusters of China-Nexus Attacks on Southeast Asian Government

An unnamed Southeast Asian government has been targeted by multiple China-nexus threat actors as part of espionage campaigns targeting the region over extended periods of time. "While this activity occurred around the same time and in some instances even simultaneously...