WordPress Critical Vulnerability – Industry Comment

Following the news that hackers are exploiting a critical vulnerability affecting more than 350,000 WordPress sites, please see comment below from cybersecurity expert. Experts Comments September 02, 2020 Derek Weeks + Follow Me – UnFollow Me VP and DevOps Advocate Sonatype The attacks against WordPress’ File Manager underscore the critical need for companies to automate open source […]

Reactions To The UK Government’s Digital Identity Plans

UK government has now outlined next steps for the UK’s use of digital identity, in particular, the Digital Identity Strategy Board has developed new principles to boost secure use of digital identity and strengthen consumer rights around digital identity, as its wider use is rolled out across the country. Recent data from OpenText on the UK public’s perceptions […]

Data Of American Voters Appeared On The Russian Dark Web

A database of several million American voters’ personal information has appeared on the Russian dark web two months ahead of presidential elections clouded by claims of Russian meddling, Russia’s Kommersant business newspaper reported today. A user nicknamed Gorka9 advertised free access to the personal information of 7.6 million voters in Michigan in an unnamed discussion forum, according to […]

Android Users Must Immediately Delete Six Malicious Apps That Steal Money

Protect Against Insider Threats

It has been reported that six dangerous apps – that are found on Android devices – can fleece you out of thousands due to being loaded with a dangerous malware dubbed Joker, security researchers have discovered. Researchers from Pradeo explained: “Joker is a malicious bot (categorized as Fleeceware) which main activity is to simulate clicks […]

Comment: Latest Docker Container Attack Highlights Remote Networking Flaws

Healthcare Organisations Suffer one Cyberattack per month

It has been reported that a security flaw that provides a backdoor through which Docker containers can be compromised via unsecured remote connections may require IT teams to revisit their approach to DevSecOps. Experts Comments September 02, 2020 Sergio Loureiro + Follow Me – UnFollow Me Cloud Security Director Outpost24 This type of attack will be fueled […]

Experts On American Payroll Assn attack; Fed. Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act

The nonprofit American Payroll Association (APA) notified members and customers of a data breach resulting from a web skimmer on its website login and online store checkout pages. The Association and its 121 local chapters organize training seminars and events that are attended by more than 36,000 yearly. Experts Comments September 02, 2020 Saryu Nayyar + […]