Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Apple iPhone SE2 Security Features: Here’s What To Expect

According to a new report, the iPhone SE2–AKA the iPhone 9–will launch at an event on March 31. Here are the important security features to expect.

This Israeli Cyber Billionaire Battles Hackers In China, Russia And Iran: ‘It Will Only Get Worse’

Gil Shwed invented the computer firewall and then amassed a $3 billion fortune tackling cyber threats across the world. Here are his views on the dangers we now face.

Arm Ups Its IoT Intelligence Game With New Chips

Patrick Moorhead gives his take on Arm unveiling last week's key parts of their portfolio moving forward—a selection of offerings and IP geared specifically towards machine learning and AI.

Hackers Join Forces Against U.S. And Israeli Targets: This Is What An Iranian Cyber Attack Looks Like In 2020

Iran state-sponsored "advanced" hacker groups have likely combined to target aviation, energy, government and telecommunication targets, research reveals.

Americans Are Losing Billions Due To Internet Crime Every Year [Infographic]

Financial losses from internet crime in the United States have reached their highest level since the FBI started recording cybercrime statistics in 2000.

Skeletons In The Closet: $2 Billion Cybersecurity Firm Darktrace Haunted By Characters From HP’s Failed Autonomy Deal

The well-regarded co-CEOs of cybersecurity firm Darktrace have deep ties to Sushovan Hussain, the convicted former CFO of British data analytics company Autonomy.

Terrorist Android Malware Exposed: Here Are The Hamas Apps That Targeted Israeli Soldiers

Israel has confirmed that a Hamas honey trap cyber operation targeted hundreds of its soldiers. Here are the details.

Amazon Primed: Ring Ineffective, Alexa Winning, IP Infringement…Win?

‘Amazon Primed' is just a tiny recap of the larger stories that dominated the headlines this week surrounding everyone's favourite cardboard abuser, Amazon.

Ransomware Damage To U.S. Healthcare Industry Passes $150 Million In Four Years

Dealing with ransomware isn't cheap, and few victims know that better than those in the healthcare sector.

Windows 10 Alert: Microsoft Says Install THESE 3 Security Updates In THIS Order

This Patch Tuesday addressed 99 Microsoft vulnerabilities, but one Windows 10 update is more complicated than the others

Microsoft Windows Users Beware: Pentagon, DHS And FBI Just Issued This ‘Malicious’ New Malware Warning

A joint warning from multiple U.S. government agencies as the North Korean state-sponsored hackers behind WannaCry look set to strike again.

Ransomware Is Back: Tips For Avoiding The Growing Context-Based Ransomware

With the ease and effectiveness of ransomware attacks, don’t expect attackers to abandon what works.

DOJ Charges Against Chinese Concerns Alert US Businesses To Watch Their Supply Chains

This week, the United States Department of Justice charged China’s Huawei for racketeering and stealing trade secrets, as well as China’s People’s Liberation Army with computer fraud, wire fraud, and espionage for hacking into Equifax alerting US businesses to...

Three Network Launches ‘Real’ 5G In 66 Locations, Live In 2 Weeks

A network traditionally regarded as the challenger player today announced big plans for ground-breaking 5G roll-out, at no extra cost to customers. And it'll launch now, well before any 5G iPhone might be announced.

12 Tips To Help Shift Your Business To Data-Centric Cybersecurity

Data-centric cybersecurity can offer greater protection for your company’s sensitive data, especially in an era where security breaches are far too common.

Sensitive plastic surgery images exposed online

Researchers at VPN advisory company vpnMentor have found yet another online data exposure caused by a misconfigured cloud database.

Lenovo, HP, Dell Peripherals Face Unpatched Firmware Bugs

A lack of proper code-signing verification and authentication for firmware updates opens the door to information disclosure, remote code execution, denial of service and more.

12 hottest new cybersecurity startups at RSA 2020

Starting on February 24, the RSA Conference (RSAC) 2020 gives security vendors old and new a chance to demonstrate their capabilities. The event has become an attractive venue for startups to make their debut. This year’s crop will be...

Hundreds of Millions of PC Components Still Have Hackable Firmware

The lax security of supply chain firmware has been a known concern for years—with precious little progress being made.

Remote Wipe Plugin Bug Hits 200,000+ WordPress Sites

Remote Wipe Plugin Bug Hits 200,000+ WordPress SitesSecurity researchers are warning of a new plugin vulnerability which is exposing over 200,000 WordPress sites to the risk of being remotely wiped by an attacker. The problem lies with versions 1.3.4 and...