Computer Security Tip of the Day
November 26th
Never share your passwords with others, including your supervisor or coworkers. Your password is a secret; it only works if only you know it. If anyone else knows your password, you may be responsible for their actions.
Bruce Schneier on Security
November 27th
Research on the Vibrio bacteria and its co-evolution with its bobtail squid hosts. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.
November 26th
Following California’s lead, a new UK law would ban default passwords in IoT devices.
November 25th
Piling more on NSO Group’s legal troubles, Apple is suing it: The complaint provides new information on how NSO Group infected victims’ devices with its Pegasus spyware. To prevent further abuse and harm to its users, Apple is also seeking a p…
November 23rd
I have long been annoyed that the word “crypto” has been co-opted by the blockchain people, and no longer refers to “cryptography.” I’m not the only one.
November 20th
“Eerie video captures elusive, alien-like squid gliding in the Gulf of Mexico.” As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.
Dark Reading Security News
November 25th
The convergence and integration of OT and IT has resulted in a growing number of cyber-risks for critical infrastructure. Here are some of the ways attackers are targeting operational technology systems.
November 25th
Dark Reading co-founder and editor-in-chief Tim Wilson passed away on Nov. 23.
November 25th
MediaTek systems-on-a-chip are embedded in more than one-third of smartphones and IoT devices around the world.
November 25th
The acquisition adds next-generation network detection and response technology to OpenText Security & Protection Cloud.
November 25th
Standards need to reflect that most endpoints will be remote and/or wireless.
New Security Threats
November 26th
Fake merchandise and crypto jacking are among the new ways cybercriminals will try to defraud people flocking online for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
November 25th
A new trojan called Android.Cynos.7.origin, designed to collect Android users’ device data and phone numbers, was found in 190 games installed on over 9M Android devices.
November 25th
Customers of several brands that resell GoDaddy Managed WordPress have also been caught up in the big breach, in which millions of emails, passwords and more were stolen.
November 25th
Just weeks after a judge ruled that NSO Group did not have immunity in a suit brought by Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp, Apple is adding significant weight to the company's woes.
November 25th
Researcher discovered a “more powerful” variant of an elevation-of-privilege flaw for which Microsoft released a botched patch earlier this month.