GDPR-themed WordPress plugin flaw exploited. Google’s data charts path to avoiding malware on Android. Plus security researchers bypass encryption on self-encrypting drives The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Industry standard specification does not guarantee the safety of the self-encrypting drives despite verification The post Security researchers bypass encryption on self-encrypting drives appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Almost all young people recycle their passwords, often doing so across work and personal accounts The post Employees’ cybersecurity habits worsen, survey finds appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
The campaign’s goals aren’t immediately clear, as the malefactors don’t appear to be leveraging the hijacked websites for further nefarious purposes The post Attackers exploit flaw in GDPR-themed WordPress plugin to hijack websites appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
A look back at two of the most damaging malicious codes of the 1990s The post Malware of the 90s: Remembering the Michelangelo and Melissa viruses appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
How much higher are the odds that your device will be exposed to malware if you download apps from outside Google Play or if you use one of Android’s older versions? Google has the numbers The post Google’s data charts...
The recent spike in Emotet activity shows that it remains an active threat The post Emotet launches major new spam campaign appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Latest ESET research shows just how far attackers will go in order to steal bitcoin from customers of one specific virtual currency exchange The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
This is the third time that the air force wants ethical hackers to uncover chinks in its digital armor The post US Air Force invites white hats to find hackable flaws, again appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Prevention is the best option but people continue to search for the easiest way out The post The cyber insurance question appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
The move is part of Google’s continued clampdown on adverts that are intended to hoodwink users The post New Chrome version aims to remove all ads from abusive sites appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Latest ESET research shows just how far attackers will go in order to steal bitcoin from customers of one specific virtual currency exchange The post Supply-chain attack on cryptocurrency exchange gate.io appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
This instalment in our series of articles to mark Antimalware Day tells the stories behind two creations that are representative of the 1980s: a virus viewed as the first-ever PC virus and a worm that caused the greatest damage...
Halloween has provided a timely opportunity to remind kids that not everything on the Internet is as it seems. The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Celebrated annually on November 3, Antimalware Day is an opportunity to recognize the work of cybersecurity professionals The post Antimalware Day and the evolution of malicious code appeared first on WeLiveSecurity