Tuesday, August 4, 2020

There Is No Cloud Security Market Segment

Of 2,337 vendors of security products there are none that can be put in a separate Cloud Security segment.

Why You Should Ignore China’s Fury Over TikTok

China's warning over Trump's "smash and grab" of TikTok is not all it seems—and that will impact what happens next.

Is Your WhatsApp Still Exposed To This Dangerous Hack?

This is the WhatsApp hack that will most likely hijack your account—here's how you stay safe.

Meet The Scrappy Space Startup Taking Quantum Security Into Space

What do you get when you combine space, lasers, photons, the laws of physics, a Fortune 100 company, the Canadian Space Agency and a scrappy space startup?

Meetup Security Flaws Exposed 44 Million Members To Data Loss And Payment Threat

A popular community-building events platform was left open to attacks that could have resulted in data loss and, ultimately, the redirection of payments.

Zoom Just Made A Major China Move Amid TikTok Ban Fears

Zoom has just made a major China move to distance itself from the country amid growing scrutiny of firms such as TikTok in the U.S.

Microsoft Edge Overtakes Firefox To Become Number 1 Chrome Alternative

Microsoft Edge has overtaken Firefox to become the number one Google Chrome alternative, according to new figures. Is Edge worthy of the number two slot?

Could Trump Ban On TikTok Raise Tech Competition?

The White House has threatened a ban on TikTok. By taking Americans' consumer data and using it to advance the aims of the Chinese Communist Party, TikTok poses a threat to national security. The ban could raise indirectly competition...

Answers To Today’s Toughest Endpoint Security Questions In The Enterprise

Knowing if their autonomous endpoint security and enterprise-wide cybersecurity strategies are working or not is what keeps CIOs up the most at night

TikTok Users—Here’s What Happens Now

Ban or sale? If you’re one of TikTok’s hundreds of millions of users, this will be a very confusing time...

IRS-CI Announces Charges Against Three Individuals, Including Florida Teen, In Twitter Hack

Criminal Investigations (IRS-CI) has announced charges against three individuals for their alleged roles in the Twitter hack that occurred on July 15, 2020.

Can This Army Of Hackers Secure The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election?

Can an army of hackers overcome President Trump’s fears and help deliver a secure election in 2020?

This Sublime Samsung Security App Has 1 Billion Downloads, Here’s Why

If you have a Samsung phone running Android 7 or later, there's one sublime security app that beats all others. Here's what it is, how it works and how to use it.

Amazon Pulls Brilliant Alexa Feature In U.K. And Pays Out Users

Amazon has mysteriously pulled Alexa’s burglar-detecting Guard feature in the U.K. and paid compensation to customers who had enabled the feature.

TikTok Ban In America Suddenly Gets Real

President Trump has announced he will ban TikTokm in the U.S. as soon as this weekend...
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GreyNoise Raises $4.8 Million in Seed Funding to Combat Alert Fatigue

GreyNoise Intelligence, a startup focused on helping security teams reduce alert fatigue, has raised nearly $5 million in seed investment to help the company expand its intelligence service that helps teams “prioritize alerts that matter by quieting ones that...
SecurityWeek

Tampa Teenager Accused in Twitter Hack Pleads Not Guilty

A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of a scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple counts of fraud. read more
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Google Patches Over 50 Vulnerabilities in Android With August 2020 Updates

Google on Monday announced the August 2020 security updates for the Android operating system, with patches for a total of more than 50 vulnerabilities. read more

EU launching deep probe into Google’s planned $2.1 billion Fitbit buy

Enlarge / Logo of Google is displayed on a smartphone by logo of Fitbit in Brussels, Belgium on August 4, 2020. (credit: Dursun Aydemir | Andalou Agency | Getty Images) Regulators in the European Union are launching...

Newsletter WordPress Plugin Opens Door to Site Takeover

An XSS bug and a PHP object-injection vulnerability are present in a plugin used by hundreds of thousands of websites.