Following the news that people could be asked to prove they’ve had the COVID vaccine to get into sports events and concerts, please find below a comments from Cybersecurity Expert.
Microsoft Director of Identity Security Alex Weinert advised in “It’s Time to Hang Up on Phone Transports for Authentication” that it’s time to move on from public switched networks for authentication such as SMS and voice call one-time codes, and move to more secure MFA solutions such as app-based authenticators and security keys.
American outdoor recreation retailer The North Face has reset the passwords of some of its customers following a credential stuffing attack launched on October 8 and 9.
Google is bringing Chrome in line with the likes of Safari and Firefox by introducing a security feature that will help to protect users against tab hijacking, according to TechRadar. A technique known as tab-nabbing is used in various attacks, including phishing campaigns that redirect victims to malicious sites, but it can be avoided if […]
Cloud-based Multi-factor Authentication: The Starting Point For Security, Compliance And User Experience
Banks and businesses are constantly under pressure to keep their data, customers, and employees secure. This has heightened in the last few months, as the global pandemic has seen cybercriminals ramp up activity. The number of phishing websites increasing by 350% since the start of the year, and £16.6 million lost in shopping fraud losses since the beginning of lockdown. Furthermore, […]
The immensely popular children’s online playground Animal Jam has suffered a data breach impacting 46 million accounts. This is confirmed when a hacker shared two databases belonging to Animal Jam for free on hacker forum stating it was obtained by ShinyHunters. These databases contain: 46 million player usernames, which are human moderated to make sure […]
Experts Insight On Steelcase Suffers Ransomware Attack, Forces 2-week Shut Down Of Global Operations And Production
On October 22, Steelcase was hit with cyberattck as per announcement by Steelcase in a filling with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on October 27. This is Ryuk ransomware attack that forced Steelcase to shutdown all impacted systems and related operations. Steelcase is the world’s largest office furniture manufacturer with $3.7 billion in revenue […]