Research finds security risks prevent consumers from “buying” into mobile banking

According to a recent report, banking customers are hesitant to use mobile features due to fraud and security concerns. The findings showed that of those not using mobile banking at all today (36 percent), more than half of them (74 percent) cited security Continue reading Research finds security risks prevent consumers from “buying” into mobile banking

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The rise of the information age and what you need to know about cyber defense

In today’s digital age, almost everyone has left a footprint on the World Wide 0Web. With so much data being shared online daily, there are those who use the relative anonymity of the internet to maliciously steal valuable and private Continue reading The rise of the information age and what you need to know about cyber defense

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Digital Forensics and Information Security Analyst Certification and Career Path guide

By: David Parker The demand for tech gurus who can solve crimes is growing all the time as hackers from home and abroad seek to crack servers and networks in the United States. Cyber security is fast becoming a necessary component Continue reading Digital Forensics and Information Security Analyst Certification and Career Path guide

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New Pokemon Go Ransomware discovered, industry experts comment

A new ransomware sample poses as a version of Pokémon Go for Windows. These features include a backdoor Windows account, spreading the executable to other drives, and creating network shares. IT security experts from Lieberman Software, ESET and Tripwire discuss the ransomware: Continue reading New Pokemon Go Ransomware discovered, industry experts comment

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Hackers attack over 20 hotels from various established brands

Following the news that hackers have attacked 20 hotels run by HEI Hotels and Resorts, including Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood and Intercontinental with a targeted malware, Ken Bechtel, malware research analyst, Tenable Network Security offered @DFMag the following comment; “The latest Continue reading Hackers attack over 20 hotels from various established brands

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Yahoo Data breach, 200 million users data allegedly offered for sale on dark web – industry comments

It has been reported that 200 million Yahoo! accounts appear to have been compromised following their appearance on dark web site, TheRealDeal. Usernames, hashed passwords and dates of birth appear to have been compromised. The data sample includes some credentials Continue reading Yahoo Data breach, 200 million users data allegedly offered for sale on dark web – industry comments

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Technical Report: Vulnerabilities in Ruckus Internet Routers

By: Craig Young Wireless routers designed for consumers often do not employ proper security practices.  This topic was extensively covered in VERT’s 2014 report, “SOHO Wireless Router (In)security”.  Our research revealed that 74% of the 50 top selling consumer routers on Continue reading Technical Report: Vulnerabilities in Ruckus Internet Routers

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