Saturday, September 22, 2018

6 steps for building a robust incident response plan

Most InfoSec professionals are firmly focused on prevention. We build systems and adopt tools to help safeguard against phishing attacks and ransomware and all the other myriad threats that businesses...

Smashing Security #096: Bribing Amazon staff, and blinking deepfakes

Amazon staff are being bribed to delete negative reviews and leak data, deepfakes are getting more dangerous, an update on John McAfee’s bitcoin bet, and our guest gets a shock… All...

Android and Google Play Security Rewards Programs surpass $3M in payouts

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Coinbase deal lets you pay at Uber, Google, Apple and more with Cryptocurrency

The recent decline in Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in general makes us hear news like “Cryptocurrency is Dead” and “Bitcoin is a Bubble“. I never believed such news and having a...

New trends in the world of IoT threats

Cybercriminals’ interest in IoT devices continues to grow: in H1 2018 we picked up three times as many malware samples attacking smart devices as in the whole of 2017. And...

Tech Giants Charged with Tracking Children

New Mexico’s attorney general, Hector Balderas, announced a lawsuit, filed against Google, Twitter, Tiny Lab Productions, MoPub, AerServ, InModi PTE, AppLovin and IronSource, on allegations that nearly 100 gaming apps targeting...

Mirai authors avoid the jail by helping US authorities in other investigationsSecurity Affairs

Three men who admitted to being the authors of the Mirai botnet avoided the jail after helping the FBI in other cybercrime investigations. I’m...

Mobile spyware Pegasus found in the US and 44 other countries

In a new report, Citizen Lab researchers warned that sophisticated mobile spyware, dubbed Pegasus — made and sold by the Israeli company NSO Group — has been found not only...

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