Monthly Archives: July 2016

Welcome to the harsh new IT reality: You are the battlespace

  Now that NATO has recognized that cyberspace is as much a battleground as land, sea, and air, what does that mean for enterprise IT defense? Do you, as IT professionals, have to get involved in the battles between nations? You don't have a choice. By David Gewirtz for ZDNet Government | July 13, 2016…
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D-Link Bug Could Affect Over 400,000 IoT Devices

Phil Muncaster UK / EMEA News Reporter , Infosecurity Magazine It has been revealed that a previously disclosed serious vulnerability in D-Link IoT devices including baby monitors could affect more than 120 products around the world. The stack overflow bug can be exploited “with a single command which contains custom assembly code and a string…
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Did your smart watch and fitness tracker just give away your PIN?

Date: July 11, 2016 Source: Stevens Institute of Technology Summary: A new research report reveals that popular wearable devices may leak information as you use them. Researchers discovered that the motions of your hands as you use PIN pads, which is continually and automatically recorded by your device, can be hacked in real time and…
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4,000 cyber attacks on users per month: Alphabet

The company mentioned the figure at a conference on Monday while continuing to highlight the scale of warnings it sends to customers regarding government spying. By Jonathan Chadwick | July 12, 2016 -- 03:41 GMT (20:41 PDT) | Topic: Security Google parent company Alphabet has said it is notifying customers of the 4,000 state-sponsored cyber…
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The state of mobile device security: Android vs. iOS

Android or iOS is one of the biggest decisions you'll make for your company, especially regarding security. Here are the latest security updates from both ecosystems. By Conner Forrest | July 11, 2016 -- 11:02 GMT (04:02 PDT) | Topic: Securing Your Mobile Enterprise Major players in the mobile market have been making leaps and…
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