Computer Security Tip of the Day
September 22nd
The first step to creating a cybersecure home is to start by securing your WiFi Access Point. Change your WiFi Access Points default adminstrator password to something only you know. Many WiFi Access Points or WiFi routers are shipped with default admin…
Bruce Schneier on Security
September 22nd
Amazon drivers — all gig workers who don’t work for the company — are hanging cell phones in trees near Amazon delivery stations, fooling the system into thinking that they are closer than they actually are: The phones in trees seem to s…
September 19th
SQUID news: Physicists have developed a small, compact superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) that can detect magnetic fields. The team l focused on the instrument’s core, which contains two parallel layers of graphene. As usual, you ca…
September 19th
Posted three years ago, but definitely appropriate for the times.
September 18th
Matt Blaze discusses (also here) an interesting mystery about a Cuban one-time-pad radio station, and a random number generator error that probably helped arrest a pair of Russian spies in the US.
Dark Reading Security News
September 23rd
In today's COVID-19 era, managing access has become even more difficult, especially for large organizations. Here's how to get it "just right."
September 17th
Most firewalls and security devices effectively protect systems and data, but are they enough to safeguard business-critical applications?
September 17th
While the demand for cybersecurity talent rebounds, organizations will need to focus on cyber-enabled roles to fill immediate skills gaps.
September 16th
As many organizations pivot to working from home, here are some considerations for prioritizing the new security protocols.
September 11th
This marks the latest step Zoom has taken to improve user security as more employees work from home.
New Security Threats
September 23rd
Microsoft announced a new Security Guide to help cybersecurity profession more quickly untangle relevant bugs in its monthly security bulletins.
September 23rd
Mozilla has fixed three high-severity flaws with the release of Firefox 81 and Firefox ESR 78.3.
September 23rd
The Call of Duty behemoth said that the reports of widespread hacks are false.
September 23rd
A too-large percentage of cloud databases containing highly sensitive information are publicly available, an analysis shows.
September 22nd
When it comes to endpoint security, a handful of threats make up the bulk of the most serious attack tools and tactics.