Fitting Forward Secrecy into Today's Security Architecture

Forward Secrecy’s day has come – for most. The cryptographic technique (sometimes called Perfect Forward Secrecy or PFS), adds an additional layer of confidentiality to an encrypted session, ensuring that…

GRIMM Opens Security Research Lab for ICS, Connected Vehicles

Cybersecurity research and engineering firm GRIMM has opened a new Grand Rapids, MI-based cybersecurity research lab. GRIMM provides security consulting, engineering and research services, including vulnerability research/testing and security training, to…

Okta Adds Threat Intel to Network Context to Eliminate Passwords

Okta Unveils Adaptive Single Sign-On and Enhanced Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication Products read more Source: Security Week Okta Adds Threat Intel to Network Context to Eliminate Passwords

Agari Employs Active Defense to Probe Nigerian Email Scammers

Agari, a firm that offers protection against email-borne threats, has spent the last 10 months analyzing the targets, tactics and identities of 10 separate criminal organizations. All ten organizations concentrate…

Massive Russia-Linked Botnet Raises Concerns of New Attack on Ukraine

read more Source: Security Week Massive Russia-Linked Botnet Raises Concerns of New Attack on Ukraine

Senator Asks DoD to Secure Its Websites

Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Tuesday asked the chief information officer at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to take immediate action to ensure that the organization’s websites use HTTPS….

VPNFilter – is a malware timebomb lurking on your router?

A Cisco paper reports on zombie malware that has apparently infected more than 500,000 home routers. Source: Naked Security Sophos VPNFilter – is a malware timebomb lurking on…

Surprise! Student receives $36,000 Google bug bounty for RCE flaw

What’s the only thing better than a bug bounty reward? A bug bounty reward you weren’t expecting. Especially one that’s worth $36,337. Source: Naked Security Sophos Surprise! Student…

Google in court over ‘clandestine tracking’ of 4.4m iPhone users

The search giant could be looking at a giant fine of up to $4.3b. Source: Naked Security Sophos Google in court over ‘clandestine tracking’ of 4.4m iPhone users

Vulnerabilities Found in RTUs Used by European Energy Firms

Several critical and high severity vulnerabilities have been found in remote terminal unit (RTU) modules designed for the energy sector and used in various European countries. read more …

Spam and phishing in Q1 2018

Quarterly highlights Data leaks Early 2018 will be remembered for a series of data leak scandals. The most high-profile saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US Congress, with many…

Backdoors in D-Link’s backyard

“If you want to change the world, start with yourself.” In the case of security research this can be rephrased to: “If you want to make the world safer, start…

FBI Inflated Numbers on Unhackable Devices

The FBI claimed it was unable to analyze roughly 7,700 devices last year due to strong encryption, but the actual number is likely much lower and the agency has admitted…

Best Practices in Securing DevOps

The growing demand for faster software delivery, using public cloud environments, microservices, and containers, has triggered a discussion on the role of security in the world of DevOps. read more…

'I'm sorry', Facebook Boss Tells European Lawmakers

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the European Parliament on Tuesday for the “harm” caused by a huge breach of users’ data and by a failure to crack down on…

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