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New Android Downloader Masquerading as Flash Player Update

Feb 20, 2017, 08:37 AM Ben Gane

ESET researchers discovered a dangerous new app targeting Android devices is capable of downloading and executing additional malware. Detected by ESET security software as Android/TrojanDownloader.Agent.JI, the trojan is distributed via...

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Bad Choices, Exposed Data

Feb 17, 2017, 10:09 AM Ben Gane

Our researchers produce a lot of really interesting material. This week, they published a paper called, “U.S. Cities Exposed In Shodan.” The research looks systems that are exposed online…exposure that systems owners aren’t always aware of.

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Baby, I’m Watching You: 3 Wi-Fi Devices to Give Parents Peace of Mind

Feb 17, 2017, 09:46 AM Ben Gane

recently had my first baby (her name is Leanna Mar) and just like every other parent, I worry about her well-being night and day! As one of the things on my to-do list before she arrived, I wanted to make sure I was up to speed with all the new tech-driven Wi-Fi devices and apps that are available to us parents...

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With 7.3 billion connected devices predicted by 2020, businesses must get secure

Feb 17, 2017, 09:17 AM Ben Gane

A new report commissioned by Samsung which examines the impact that changes in society and technology will have upon the future of the workplace, reveals the stark challenge faced by businesses to create safe and secure ‘smart offices’...

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Absence of BYOD policies among local authorities putting data at risk

Feb 17, 2017, 08:49 AM Ben Gane

Recent research from Managed Services Provider (MSP) Annodata has revealed that a high proportion of local authorities in England are yet to implement a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) policy. According to the MSP,...

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Moving To Serverless Cloud Apps

Feb 15, 2017, 10:15 AM Ben Gane

One of the key benefits of the cloud is focus. Spinning up a virtual server in the cloud lets you focus on the operations and security of the operating system, you applications, and your data. Similarly migrating to a SaaS productivity suite lets you focus on your data and getting work done.

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Underground Scams: Cutting the Head Off a Snake

Feb 15, 2017, 09:43 AM Ben Gane

Shortly after publishing our post about Terror EK, "King Cobra" (a Twitter account that we mentioned at the end of that blog post), tweeted a note to us. This, along with other feedback from friends in the InfoSec community, made us realize that this is an opportunity to look at a different aspect of the underground economy through the escapades of one Mr. "King Cobra"...

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Unauthenticated Backdoor Access in Unanet

Feb 15, 2017, 09:37 AM Ben Gane

The default configuration of the Unanet web application has a backdoor that can allow unauthenticated users to login and manipulate the user accounts and the roles they maintain. This vulnerability is due to a code branch that exists...

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A Delayed Start for Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Replacement Program

Feb 15, 2017, 09:25 AM Ben Gane

Microsoft has delayed the release of this month’s security updates. Just minutes before the scheduled updates release, they provided a short statement on TechNet announcing a delay. No new timeline has been provided...

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The Importance of Security in an IoT World

Feb 15, 2017, 09:21 AM Ben Gane

Last October, the U.S. received a harsh wake-up call about the importance of IoT security. The trigger? A catastrophic DDoS attack on October 21, 2016 that created a massive Internet outage for millions of users.

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