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Apple confirmed that malicious hackers are exploiting serious security flaws in its flagship iOS and iPad OS platforms. Details are scant. [Read More]
A new phishing campaign delivering fake Office 365 password expiration reports has managed to compromise tens of C-Suite email accounts, Trend Micro warns. [Read More]
With Microsoft Edge 88.0.705.50, users get a built-in strong password generator that allows them to easily set up new passwords when signing up for new accounts or when changing the old passwords. [Read More]
Anti-malware researchers at Sophos posts evidence linking an Iranian company to the virulent 'MrbMiner' crypt-mining campaign. [Read More]
A misconfiguration resulted in more than 1,000 stolen corporate credentials exposed in plain sight. [Read More]
Microsoft has released another report detailing the tactics, techniques and procedures of the SolarWinds hackers. [Read More]
The Canadian data security startup closes a Series A funding round to expand its data discovery and classification offerings. [Read More]
According to a Wall Street Journal report, TikTok used a banned tactic to bypass the privacy safeguard in Android to harvest unique identifiers from millions of mobile devices. [Read More]
Mimecast learned from Microsoft that one of its certificates was compromised by sophisticated threat actors, but the email security firm says impact is limited. [Read More]
German software maker SAP has published 10 bulletins with fixes for a range of serious security vulnerabilities. [Read More]

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Erin O’Malley's picture
Conventional email security solutions may defend against spam, viruses, and malware, but they don’t defend against ignorance or egregious stupidity.
Bill Sweeney's picture
As data moves online, social engineering techniques have become far more personalized, technologically advanced and ultimately successful.
Travis Greene's picture
Yahoo's “Account Key” uses push notifications to their Yahoo Mail app on mobile devices. Will this securely replace passwords and two-factor authentication?
Travis Greene's picture
In the case of Hilary Clinton's personal email server, we know that Top Secret information was transmitted over a network that likely wasn’t equipped to safeguard it. If her server was a target of foreign state actors, the implications are frightening.
Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recent high-profile security breaches at major retailers stem from the fact that in-store networks and their components are evolving and spawning a range of attack vectors.
Marc Solomon's picture
Many continue to click on links or attachments sent via email without taking any steps to verify the origin of the email or the validity of the link or attachment. It only takes one click to for an attacker to establish a foothold in the target’s systems.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Social engineering attacks can happen at any time. Here are some strategies you can use to help reduce the chances of a successful social engineering/phishing attack you or your organization.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Tal Be'ery's picture
In this column, Tal analyzes the technical details of the DKIM vulnerability, evaluates possible implications of the exploit, and points to some general lessons.