10 Tips to Take Control of Your Public Wi-Fi Security

10 Tips to Take Control of Your Public Wi-Fi Security

The amazing ability to surf from anywhere sometimes distracts us from a very basic fact: the information may flow to us – but it can flow from us, in other, undesirable directions.So ...
The Rise of the Autobots: Into the Underground of Social Network Bots

Facebook’s Fake Account Crackdown, Privacy Upgrade to HTTPS, New Security Features in Apple iOS 12 – WB36

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for October 1st 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Facebook’s fake account crackdown, privacy upgrade to HTTPS, and new security features ...
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The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Bluetooth Vulnerabilities, Malicious Apps Removed from Twitter, Gmail Confidential Mode

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 30th, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was ...
Recently Patched Oracle WebLogic Flaw Used in Active Attacks

Recently Patched Oracle WebLogic Flaw Used in Active Attacks

Less than a week after a critical vulnerability was patched in Oracle’s WebLogic application server, attackers have already started exploiting the flaw to break into enterprise systems. WebLogic is a component of ...
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Google marks all HTTP sites ‘not secure’ starting today

Google marks all HTTP sites ‘not secure’ starting today

With the release of Google Chrome 68 today, technology behemoth Google is labeling all HTTP sites as “not secure,” in an effort to get developers to transition their websites to the safer ...
Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure.” Google hopes this move will ...
Detecting Malware/APT Through Automatic Log Analysis

Detecting Malware/APT Through Automatic Log Analysis

Legacy perimeter security mechanisms can be evaded very easily. It’s disappointing, but it’s true. Innovatively-designed malware and APTs have the potential to evade even the strongest signature-based security solutions that are currently ...
Chrome Will Drop the 'Secure' Connection Indicator Later This Year

Chrome Will Drop the ‘Secure’ Connection Indicator Later This Year

Browsers historically have used certain visual indicators in the address bar to mark encrypted connections, such as the green padlock and the word “Secure.” However, as HTTPS is becoming the norm on ...
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A week in security (May 7 – May 13)

A roundup of security news from May 7 – May 13, including a new zero-day for Internet Explorer, a Netflix phishing scam, a worm found in Facebook's Messenger, and more. Categories: Security ...
HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

Cheap hosting deals offering free certificates have made the green padlock a less convincing sign of security. Here's what to look for to ensure a website is safe to visit. Categories: FYI ...
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