Thursday, September 20, 2018

You have five months to switch your website to HTTPS – Naked Security

As far as Google is concerned, unencrypted HTTP web connections should be nearing the end of the road. In 2014 at the I/O conference, it declared “HTTPS everywhere” as a security priority for all...

Recently patched CVE-2018-4878 Adobe Flash Player flaw now exploited by cybercriminalsSecurity Affairs

Threat actors are exploiting the use-after-free flaw to deliver malware. The CVE-2018-4878 vulnerability was fixed by Adobe on February 6, after security experts discovered it was...

Additional protections by Safe Browsing for Android users

Posted by Paul Stanton and Brooke Heinichen, Safe Browsing TeamUpdated on 12/14/17 to further distinguish between Unwanted Software Policy and Google Play Developer Program PolicyIn our efforts to protect users and serve developers,...

Windows XP Security can be upheld past its end-of-life operating system

Using the strategies and procedures we present in our paper could help prevent an attacker from taking control of your computer UPDATE (19 April – 04:45 CEST): Flexera, the developer of the Secunia PSI...

Your Kids Are My Problem, Here’s Why

This post was written by Jessica Brookes Snow falls outside the large steamy windows at a popular coffee shop in the suburbs of London. It’s crowded with dogs, children, people on laptops, people on...

Cryptomining with JavaScript in an Excel spreadsheet

Well, that didn’t take long. A few minutes after writing about the potential risks that might be introduced by Microsoft announcing JavaScript support in Excel custom functions, I wondered out loud how long it...

Critical RCE vulnerability found in over a million GPON Home RoutersSecurity Affairs

Security researchers at VPNMentor conducted a comprehensive assessment on of a number of GPON home routers and discovered a Critical remote code vulnerability that could be...

5 information security threats that will dominate 2018

If you thought 2017 was a dire year for data breaches, wait until 2018. The Information Security Forum (ISF), a global, independent information security body that focuses on cyber security and information risk...

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