Tripwire Reveals Security Flaws In Ruckus Enterprise-Class Hardware

Significant security flaws have been discovered in Ruckus routers, according to new research from Tripwire Cybersecurity Researcher, Craig Young. Findings include: Authentication Bypass: All requests containing a particular string received ‘200 OK’ responses. By creatively adding this string to other requests, I was able to get response data intended only for authenticated queries. This is […]

200 Million Yahoo Accounts For Sale on Dark Web

Yahoo says it is investigating reports of 200 million user credentials advertised for sale on the Dark Web by a hacker that goes by the handle “peace_of_mind”. Lamar Bailey, Sr. Director, Security R&D at Tripwire commented below. Lamar Bailey, Sr. Director, Security R&D at Tripwire: “Credentials get sold and resold many times after a breach. […]

Nearly a Quarter of all Identity Fraud Victims are Tech Savvy Users

A new report by Experian has revealed that nearly a quarter of all identity fraud victims in the UK last year were tech savvy mobile and social media users. The group, which represented 8% of the population, also experienced a 17% rise in victims when compared to 2014. Robert Capps, VP of Business Development at NuData Security, an […]

The Next Generation Enterprise: Elastic, Enlightened And Effective

Businesses are feeling tremendous pressure to ensure their organisation is data-driven in order to remain competitive. Yet C-Suite surveys show there is still quite a bit of confusion that remains about how to implement an effective data culture. According to a recent report by KPMG Capital, 96 percent of enterprise companies surveyed admitted they could do […]

ESET Discovered Fake Prisma Apps On Google Play

ESET researchers discovered fake versions of Prisma, a popular photo transformation app on the Google Play Store. Among them were also dangerous Trojan Downloaders. Before the release of the Android version of Prisma, a popular photo transformation app, fake Prisma apps of different types, including several dangerous Trojan Downloaders flooded the Google Play Store. Before being removed […]

Ofcoms Report On Digital Detox

Following the recent Ofcom news of the UK population taking a “digital detox”, David Emm, principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab commented below. David Emm, Principal Security researcher at Kaspersky Lab: “ I was surprised to see Ofcom’s research showing just how many people are finding it necessary to undergo a ‘digital detox’. Research Kaspersky Lab recently conducted showed […]

Banner Health Hacked – 3.7 Million Records Potentially Accessed

Arizona healthcare group Banner Health has said that hackers may have accessed records of 3.7 million of its customers. Hackers could have accessed information including names of customers, their social security numbers and date of birth. An Ohio-based healthcare group was also recently targeted by hackers, who stole sensitive patient data and proceeded to leak it via Twitter. Jonathan […]

FANCY BEAR Has An (IT) Itch That They Can’t Scratch

Following news reports that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) was breached via a spoofed donation website, the ThreatConnect Research team and Fidelis Cybersecurity teamed up to collaborate and take a look at the associated domain to ferret out additional details on the activity. The initial indications from the DCCC breach suggest FANCY BEAR pawprints based on the following:  First, the […]

How To Maintain Your Payment Security

Online payment security is a collaborative effort, especially when it comes to electronic payments. Each participant in the purchasing process – banks, buyers and businesses – should pull their weight in making payment information safe and secure. As the merchant, ignoring your role in security leaves your online store open to attack by hackers and […]

White House Use Of Drones Across Various Government Departments

Following news that the White House wants to encourage the use of drones across various government departments and has released new privacy best practices to support this, Matt Jones, Technical Research Manager at Esri UK commented below. Matt Jones, Technical Research Manager at Esri UK:  “The news that the White House is looking to encourage the use […]