Critical iPhone IoS/Safari Vulnerabilities

Google’s Project Zero team has disclosed the details behind numerous vulnerabilities that they uncovered in Apple’s IoS operating system and Safari browser. These vulnerabilities, when properly chained together allow an attacker to access and download sensitive information from an IoS device when the user simply browses to a website serving up the attack. The vulnerabilities … Continue reading Critical iPhone IoS/Safari Vulnerabilities

McAfee Labs Threats Report August 2019

Available at: https://www.mcafee.com/enterprise/en-us/threat-center/mcafee-labs/reports.html Key report takeaways: Ransomware attacks grew by 118% in the first quarter of 2019 New ransomware malware continues to be developed Cryptojacking, designed to steal credentials, continues to grow IoT grows as a target due to weak security and growing adoption More than 2 billion accounts were exposed in data dumps in … Continue reading McAfee Labs Threats Report August 2019

Biometric Database Exposed

Another day, another publicly accessible Elasticsearch database discovered, again by the research team from vpnmentor. This latest discovery included the fingerprints, facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of over 1 million people. The data was part of the BioStar 2 biometric security platform from Suprema, one of the world’s top 50 … Continue reading Biometric Database Exposed

Symantec 2019 Cloud Security Threat Report

Available at: https://www.symantec.com/security-center/cloud-security-threat-report Key report takeaways: The gap between the perception of how much cloud services are being used in corporations and the reality is significant, with the reality being 300% greater than the perception 84% of respondents noted the need for additional staff to manage and secure their cloud environments Only 1 in 10 … Continue reading Symantec 2019 Cloud Security Threat Report