Learning from the Big Data Breaches of 2018

Learning from the Big Data Breaches of 2018

Guest article by Cybersecurity ProfessionalsWhat can we learn from the major data breaches of 2018?2018 was a major year for cybersecurity. With the introduction of GDPR, the public’s awareness of their cyber ...
Huawei Indicted, China Claims Foul

Huawei Indicted, China Claims Foul

There’s no doubt Huawei is in crisis management mode, as the company continues to get pummeled by the United States and others. In January, we have seen two of Huawei’s subsidiaries charged ...
Security Boulevard

US Government Shutdown, Privacy at CES 2019, Mobile Location Data Controversy – WB51

Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for January 14th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The US government shutdown and ...
Bug Bounty Hunter Ran ISP Doxing Service

Bug Bounty Hunter Ran ISP Doxing Service

A Connecticut man who's earned "bug bounty" rewards and public recognition from top telecom companies for finding and reporting security holes in their Web sites secretly operated a service that leveraged these ...
Busting SIM Swappers and SIM Swap Myths

Busting SIM Swappers and SIM Swap Myths

KrebsOnSecurity recently had a chance to interview members of the REACT Task Force, a team of law enforcement officers and prosecutors based in Santa Clara, Calif. that has been tracking down individuals ...
projectverify

U.S. Mobile Giants Want to be Your Online Identity

The four major U.S. wireless carriers today detailed a new initiative that may soon let Web sites eschew passwords and instead authenticate visitors by leveraging data elements unique to each customer's phone ...
Instagram’s New Security Tools are a Welcome Step, But Not Enough

Instagram’s New Security Tools are a Welcome Step, But Not Enough

Instagram users should soon have more secure options for protecting their accounts against Internet bad guys. On Tuesday, the Facebook-owned social network said it is in the process of rolling out support ...
Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

An entrepreneur and virtual currency investor is suing AT&T for $224 million, claiming the wireless provider was negligent when it failed to prevent thieves from hijacking his mobile account and stealing millions ...
Florida Man Arrested in SIM Swap Conspiracy

Florida Man Arrested in SIM Swap Conspiracy

Police in Florida have arrested a 25-year-old man accused of being part of a multi-state cyber fraud ring that hijacked mobile phone numbers in online attacks that siphoned hundreds of thousands of ...
Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data

Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the government needs to obtain a court-ordered warrant to gather location data on mobile device users. The decision is a major development for privacy rights, ...
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