Google Marks APKs Distributed by Google Play

Google this week announced that it is adding a small amount of security metadata on top of APKs distributed by Google Play in order to verify their authenticity. read more…

Stepping Up to the Increasing Demand for Managed Security Services

IDC’s recently released five-year (2018-2022) Worldwide and U.S. Comprehensive Security Services Forecast projects that the overall worldwide market will reach $69.6 billion in 2022 and will grow at a CAGR…

Why you may want to update your browser in the next 9 days

Want to keep shopping online? If you’re using an old browser you may find yourself locked out of PCI-compliant (e-commerce) websites. Source: Naked Security Sophos Why you may…

Microsoft Combats Bad Passwords With New Azure Tools

Microsoft this week announced the public preview of new Azure tools designed help its customers eliminate easily guessable passwords from their environments. read more Source: Security Week …

So long! ‘The internet’s most inept criminal’ goes to jail

The FBI took six months to track him down – what they found was a disturbed hacker with “no skills”. Source: Naked Security Sophos So long! ‘The internet’s…

Offline Android apps get new security check

How do Android users know whether an app is genuine? Source: Naked Security Sophos Offline Android apps get new security check

Dude Gets 20 Years in the Slammer for Attempting to Hijack Domain at Gunpoint

An Iowa man will go to prison for the next 20 years after he attempted to hijack an Internet domain at gunpoint, tased and shot the victim, and got shot…

Elderly victims conned out of millions by tech support scammer

The FTC has been battling tech support scams for years, especially ones targeting older citizens who are seen by fraudsters everywhere as susceptible to these cons. Source: Naked Security…

Cyber Intelligence Firm Intsights Raises $17 Million

Israel-born startup Intsights Cyber Intelligence has raised $17 million in a Series C funding round led by Tola Capital. It brings the total capital raised by the firm to $41.3…

Apple to share location data during emergency calls in iOS 12

iOS 12 users will automatically share highly-detailed location information when calling 911. Source: Naked Security Sophos Apple to share location data during emergency calls in iOS 12

la faible sécurité des routeurs vulnérabilise les Français aux cyberattaques

Les Français qui ne maîtrisent pas la sécurité de leurs routeurs sont exposés à un risque élevé de cyberattaques visant à prendre le contrôle de leurs appareils connectés, voler leurs…

Comment iOS continue de jouer la carte de la sécurité

Incontestablement, la cybersécurité est le sujet du moment. Dans ce contexte, force est de constater que la majorité des thèmes abordés traitent généralement de problématiques d’usurpation d’identité, de phishing etc. …

Are Your Hunting Rules Still Working?, (Thu, Jun 21st)

You are working in an organization which implemented good security practices: log events are collected then indexed by a nice powerful tool. The next step is usually to enrich this (huge)…

Sixteen Arrested After Deploying Coinminers Across Internet Cafes in 30 Cities

Chinese police have arrested 16 employees of a local IT company on charges of hacking after deploying cryptocurrency miners on thousands of computers at Internet cafes in 30 cities. […] …

New SamSam Variant Requires Special Password Before Infection

New versions of the SamSam ransomware will not execute unless the person running the malware’s payload enters a special password via the command-line. […] Source: leepingcomputer.com New SamSam Variant…

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