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Browser Security in Light of Cyber Attacks

The average cost of a data breach is $7.35 million. According to a recent study by Google, third-party data breaches have exposed 3.3 billion credentials, and 7% of passwords that... The post ...
WPA3 will protect weak passwords, simplify Wi-Fi configuration

WPA3 will protect weak passwords, simplify Wi-Fi configuration

The Wi-Fi Alliance, a consortium that certifies Wi-Fi products, has announced the next-generation network security protocol for Wi-Fi communication, dubbed Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3 for short). Although reported as vulnerable, the ...
Security Briefing: 5 Ways to Improve Your WiFi Security in Response to KRACK

Secure Devices in Response to WiFi Cyber Attacks

In the past year, IT admins and consumers have witnessed some pretty brutal cyber attacks. From new vulnerabilities in protocols to outdated devices and software, IT admins have been especially... The post ...

What’s in your Android’s December security update?

Android has released two security bulletins for December containing mitigations and fixes for 47 vulnerabilities for all devices ...

Apple fills the KRACK on iPhones – at last

KRACK is a Wi-Fi encryption bug - Apple patched it quickly, but only for iPhone 7 and later. Now everyone else gets a patch, too ...

Week in security (November 20 – November 26)

Learn what happened in the world of security during the week of November 20 to November 26. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: bitcoinsfacebookimgurImgur breachKRACKmac malwareOSX.ProtonsecurityTerdot TrojantrojanUber breachweek in security (Read ...
WPA2 Alternative

WPA2 Alternative

With the KRACK WPA2 vulnerability making headlines in October 2017, many IT admins are asking if there is a WPA2 alternative that is safer. The short answer is not really.... The post ...
Public WiFi in Response to KRACK

Public WiFi in Response to KRACK

WiFi security has been in the headlines lately in response to the Key Reinstallation Attack (KRACK). The KRACK vulnerability targets the WPA2 protocol – the protocol modern devices use to... The post ...
Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 07 – Issue 98

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 07 – Issue 98

Vol 07 Issue 98 November 2017 In This Issue October Had Some Large Security Incidents Social-Engineer News Upcoming classes As a member of the newsletter you have the option to OPT-IN for ...
Apple Updates

Apple Updates

Zeljka Zorz for Help Net Security summarizes: Apple protects its Wi-Fi enabled devices from KRACK attack. Also, updates addressing vulnerabilities in Webkit, Safari, iOS, 3rd party packages in macOS, APFS… iOS update ...
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