Vade released its Phishers’ Favorites report for H1 2021, which revealed that there has been a major jump in phishing attacks since the start of the year with a 281 percent spike in May and another 284 percent increase in June, for a total of 4.2 billi…Read More Financial services accounting for nearly 40% of all phishing URLs
Qrypt unveiled its Quantum Data at Rest (QDAR) application. QDAR provides one-time pad encryption as a data-at-rest solution for companies to secure important files, proprietary information and all mission-critical data. Qrypt’s technology allows busin…Read More Qrypt Quantum Data at Rest app offers secure data storage with one-time pad encryption
How did investigators ask a romance scammer out on a date, how are smart homes continuing to play dumb, and is it time for social media sites to do more about racist football fans?
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the awa…Read More Smashing Security podcast #236: Stingrays, soccer, and smart homes
Every organization now relies on technology to remain competitive. Downtime is more expensive than ever and the volume and variety of machine data generated as logs, metrics, and traces means the old way of managing availability and performance is no l…Read More InsightFinder announces new customers, leadership, and funding to support increased market demand
With Files From Jori Negin-Shecter Donald Trump is suing a number of Big Tech companies, Major global leaders are making a push for the right-to-repair, and Steve Wozniak makes a powerful statement. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, July 9 and I’m your host Alex Coop. […]
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The discovery was made by malware analysts from Doctor Web. The specialists uncovered 10 of these trojan apps, of which 9 were available on Google Play. These stealer trojans were spread as harmless software and were installed over 5,856,010 times. The…Read More Malicious Google Play Apps Steal Facebook Users’ Logins and Passwords
With Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Apple responds to employee requests for remote work, Sony’s PlayStation 3 Console experiences a major leak, and Facebook’s stock value soars after a court decision. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, July 2nd and I’m your host Tom Li. Apple has […]Read More Hashtag Trending, July 2 – Apple’s Remote Work Pushback; Sony’s PS3 Leak; Facebook hits $1 Trillion in Value
Facebook is suing the suspects that took over the advertising agency employees’ accounts and managed to abuse the ad platform in order to run unauthorized or deceptive ads. Facebook is believing that four Vietnamese nationals (Thêm Hữu Nguyễn, Lê…Read More Facebook Is Suing the Hackers That Hijacked Advertising Agencies’ Accounts
Malicious COVID-19 online content – including racist content, disinformation and misinformation – thrives and spreads online by bypassing the moderation efforts of individual social media platforms. By mapping online hate clusters across si…Read More Malicious COVID-19 online content bypassing moderation efforts of social media platforms
COVID and reopenings wreak havoc on the global supply chain, social media site Nextdoor is garnering buzz, and Shopify is expanding its availability of ‘Shop Pay’ It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, June 16 and I’m your host Alex Coop. An article from the Globe and […]Read More Hashtag Trending, June 16, 2021- Global Supply Chain Chaos; The New Facebook; Shopify’s ‘Shop Pay’ Expands Rollout
Kensington introduced two new cross-platform solutions that feature the latest in biometric authentication, enabling secure biometric authentication in the office, at home, or abroad, on services that include Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and more, on a…Read More Kensington’s cross-platform solutions enable secure biometric authentication for any device
Report finds Facebook rampant with sex trafficking, an antitrust law that could reshape Big Tech, and Fastly releases a statementRead More Hashtag Trending, June 11, 2021 – Facebook’s Sex Trafficking Underbelly; Antitrust Bills Could Reshape Big Tech; Fastly Clears the Air
Fake, positive reviews have infiltrated nearly every corner of life online these days, confusing consumers while offering an unwelcome advantage to fraudsters and sub-par products everywhere. Happily, identifying and tracking these fake reviewer accounts is often the easiest way to spot scams. Here’s the story of how bogus reviews on a counterfeit Microsoft Authenticator browser extension exposed dozens of other extensions that siphoned personal and financial data.Read More Using Fake Reviews to Find Dangerous Extensions
Facebook says it’s sticking up for the little guys as it picks a fight with Apple, there are testing times on the trains, and Twitter takes a tip.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” pod…Read More Smashing Security podcast #227: Phishing foul-up, Twitter tip jars, and Facebook’s Apple fury
Signal tried to run targeted ads on Instagram that showed users *how* they had been targeted, and revealed the extraordinary amount of data Facebook collects about users.Read More Signal says its Instagram ads were banned for being too honest
A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, April 2021.Think Before You LinkedIn!Business social media platform LinkedIn is being exploit…Read More Cyber Security Roundup for May 2021
Code42 is introducing enhanced capabilities to the Code42 Incydr data risk detection and response product for identifying insider risk related to file uploads to unsanctioned websites. Incydr Browser Upload Detection is built to detect and alert securi…Read More Code42 enhances Incydr to help identify insider risk related to file uploads to unsanctioned websites
Facebook has managed to do the seemingly impossible – and had a data breach about its handling of a data breach. Meanwhile, we chat to the host of the brand new podcast about North Korea’s hackers targeting the rest of the world, and discuss if an inte…Read More Smashing Security podcast #224: The Lazarus Heist, Facebook faux pas, and no-cost security
The social network has goofed again.
But this time it’s Facebook’s PR team’s handling of a data breach rather than its users who have been left exposed.Read More Facebook suffers a data breach about how it’s hoping to stop the media talking about its last data breach
Experts urge users to secure accounts and passwords after breach exposes personal details of more than 500 million peopleAustralians are being urged to secure their social media accounts after the details of more than 500 million global Facebook users …Read More Facebook data leak: Australians urged to check and secure social media accounts
There is a growing generation of adults who have grown up in the digital age, not knowing a life without almost immediate access to a digital connected world. Most adults and children either carry or have access to connected computers, whether they be …Read More Book Review: Born Digital by Robert Wigley
Facebook – angry that the Australian government wants it and other tech giants to pay for content reposted from media outlets – has blocked users in Australia from sharing or viewing news content on the platform.
And in characteristic style, they’ve…Read More Breaking news: Facebook breaks news (and other pages) for Australian users
MaxLinear announced a collaboration with Facebook Connectivity to integrate silicon technologies and radio processing algorithms into Evenstar radio units (RUs) . The Evenstar program is a collaborative effort focused on building a general-purpose RAN …Read More MaxLinear and Facebook collaborate on Evenstar OpenRAN solutions
Valentine’s Day may be a day of love and romance, but if you’re not careful, you could end…
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Over the past decade, the firms that make up the so-called Big Tech have captured enough of the global economy to resemble industrial cartels from a bygone era. Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft form behemoths within their respective marke…Read More Big Tech will try to pre-empt harsh privacy laws by writing their own
Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter this week all took steps to crack down on users involved in trafficking hijacked user accounts across their platforms. The coordinated action seized hundreds of accounts the companies say have played a major role in facilitating the trade and often lucrative resale of compromised, highly sought-after usernames.Read More Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter Target Resellers of Hacked Accounts
“What are my kids doing online?” It’s a question that can give parents sleepless nights. With every generation,…
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UK information commissioner calls for international approach to emerging threatThe information commissioner has criticised the “antiquated process” that led to Facebook getting hold of Cambridge Analytica’s servers before the UK regulator itself, and r…Read More ‘Antiquated process’: data regulator on obtaining Cambridge Analytica warrant
It’s hard to believe, right, parents? In just a blink or two, you went from being the teenager dropping cool phrases like “rad” and “gnarly” to monitoring a teenager texting words like “lowkey,” “IRL” and “CD9” into her smartphone non-stop.* For generations, teens have been crafting terms to differentiate themselves from other age groups. The difference today is that […]Read More Can You Decode Your Teen’s Texting Language?