Dropbox Is Using A Mobile App To Authenticate Customers

Yesterday, DropboxK announced that it is introducing a new authentication system that will allow customers to use their Dropbox mobile app to verify their identity, instead of the usual code that the app can send to your Smartphone through SMS. Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData Security commented below. Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData Security: “More companies are working to evolve authentication […]

Fuzzing Analysis That Reveals ICS & IOT At Risk Of Zero Days

Vulnerabilities in WordPress and Horde

Fuzzing analysis conducted by Synopsys shows that Industrial Control Systems and IoT industries are most at risk of zero days cyber attacks. The data comes from fuzz testing, an automated process that systematically sends data to devices and systems with the goal of causing errors in a targeted network protocol. Andrea Carcano, Co-Founder and Chief […]

3 Steps For Smooth, Secure Business Software System Integration

Business intelligence (BI) is becoming essential to competing in today’s market. Data and analytics have gone mainstream, with nearly half of IT professionals now implementing new data and analytics projects, a Gartner study says. Consequently, business intelligence data is starting to drive business rather than merely reflect performance, a trend that will accelerate as the […]

FancyBear Use Leaked NSA “WannaCry” Exploit To Target Hospitality Industry

Following the news this that Fancy Bear – the hacking group allegedly responsible for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) hack last year – is using the leaked NSA ‘EternalBlue exploit’ that was used for the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks to target the hospitality industry across Europe and the Middle East. Chris Wysopal, Co-Founder and CTO […]

Ransomware: The Great White Shark Of Malware & How To Protect Against It

‘STOP! Are you really sure you want to load this attachment? Are you certain that this link is safe?’ A prompt from your computer may be the difference between a disastrous Ransomware infection and a regular day at the office. Right now, Ransomware is the Great White Shark of cyber-attacks, the most feared malware of […]

Lastline’s Market Momentum Dramatically Accelerates During Q2 2017

Record setting sales performance, Series C funding, and high-impact strategic partnerships reinforce company’s leadership position in advanced malware protection REDWOOD CITY, CA – Lastline, Inc., the leader in advanced network-based malware protection, announced today explosive growth and market momentum throughout the first half of the year. In Q2 alone, the company saw its highest ever quarterly sales […]

From Bad To Worse: The Future Of Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks continue to grab attention, with large-scale breaches disrupting some of the world’s largest companies. Britain’s National Health Service, FedEx, Honda, Merck, Mondelēz International, Nissan, Renault, and Telefónica are just a few on a growing list. While these companies are high-profile targets, the intent is changing, and so is the victim. No longer are hackers […]

One In Every 359 Emails Are Carrying A Malicious Payload

It has been reported that the number of emails carrying malware increased to a new high in July with one in every 359 emails carrying a malicious payload, according to Symantec’s July Intelligence Report. July also saw increases in the number of phishing attempts and spam, but the increasing use by cybercriminals of email to spread malware took center stage reaching a level […]

Password Security And Why Bill Bur Regrets The Advice Given On Complex Password Security

Following an exclusive interview, Bill Burr, the author of an influential guide to computer passwords has now acknowledged that several of the tips he gave have come unstuck in practise. Mr Burr’s original advice was distributed by the US government’s National Institute of Standards and Technology. It has since been amended several times, with the […]

F5 Named A Leader In Gartner Magic Quadrant For Web Application Firewalls

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of its Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), published August 7, 2017. “Application Security Manager—our WAF—has always been one of F5’s most popular products. Scores of customers have relied on it to protect apps from threats and defend against vulnerabilities,” said Ben […]