60,000 Android devices hit by battery-saving app attack

60,000 Android devices hit by battery-saving app attack

Computer security experts have discovered an unusual attack targeting users of Android devices. The post 60,000 Android devices hit by battery-saving app attack appeared first on The State of Security ...

The FBI’s 10 Most-Wanted Black-Hat Hackers – #2

The State of Security’s countdown of the FBI’s 10 most-wanted black-hat hackers is nearly over. Just two criminals remain. At number two is Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, the leader of a cybercrime ring ...

Infosecurity Europe Survey: Security Professionals Gearing up for Rise in Nation-State Attacks

In the midst of some of the most interesting times in geopolitical history, Tripwire wanted to see how the infosec community is currently feeling about nation-state attacks. It thus decided to conduct ...

Organizational Cybersecurity: At the Crossroads of Culture & GDPR

GDPR has been in effect since May 25th, 2018. The purpose of the regulation is twofold: to enhance the privacy of an EU citizen’s related information and to strengthen the powers of ...

How Deep Learning Is Making Computers Better at Guessing Your Passwords

Recently, researchers from The New York Institute of Technology and the Stevens Institute of Technology computer science department released a paper about using a relatively new machine learning technique to make computers ...

Apple confirms it’s closing security loophole that police were using to crack iPhones

Yes, Apple is toughening up the security of iPhones with iOS 12. Yes, the steps Apple is taking will make it harder for law enforcement agencies to thwart iPhone security. But no, ...

2 Strategies to Tighten Your Cloud Security

Creating a thorough and effective security program is difficult enough when your data is stored on-premises. But most organizations and agencies straddle hybridized on-prem and cloud environments—or they’re cloud-native entirely. This complicates ...

Federal Agencies’ Digital Security Programs Need Work, Risk Assessments Reveal

On 11 May 2017, President Trump issued the Executive Order, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. This directive, among other things, identified agency heads as those who are ultimately ...
WhatsApp users targeted by homoglyph attack peddling free tickets to theme park

WhatsApp users targeted by homoglyph attack peddling free tickets to theme park

Many WhatsApp users would probably view the message as innocent enough, appearing to offer free tickets to Britain's Alton Towers theme park. But in truth they are being targeted by fraudsters deploying ...
Tripwire Survey: Energy IT and OT Pros Collaborating More Effectively on ICS Security

Tripwire Survey: Energy IT and OT Pros Collaborating More Effectively on ICS Security

With most industrial control systems (ICS) now connected to the Internet, energy organizations have had to shift how they think about security. Addressing new digital threats against the Industrial Internet of Things ...
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