Privacy, Security

A Rising China Could Mean Rising Cyberthreats Worldwide

Nick Espinosa – Forbes Councils Member https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2020/08/12/a-rising-china-could-mean-rising-cyberthreats-worldwide/#6ee3a6924218 Governments typically exist because of trust. Think about it: The general population is essentially required to place a certain level of trust into…Continue readingA Rising China Could Mean Rising Cyberthreats Worldwide

Security

State-backed hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaign associates, Microsoft says

Hackers linked with the Chinese government tried to breach associates of the Joe Biden campaign, while hackers with reported connections to the Iranian government targeted President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign,…Continue readingState-backed hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaign associates, Microsoft says

Security

Twitter’s New ‘Fact-Checking’ Label Has Dangerous Implications, Experts Say

https://www.theepochtimes.com/white-house-trump-campaign-respond-to-twitter-labeling_3366858.html Is it time for Twitter & Facebook to lose their immunity? Read the article from The Epoch Times: Twitter, in a first for the social media platform, has added a…Continue readingTwitter’s New ‘Fact-Checking’ Label Has Dangerous Implications, Experts Say

Breaches

Verizon’s data breach report highlights how unsecured cloud storage opens door to attacks

https://www.zdnet.com/article/verizons-data-breach-report-highlights-how-unsecured-cloud-storage-opens-door-to-attacks/ Anecdotally, it has been clear for a while that enterprises are often leaving cloud storage repositories open due to oversight or error. Now Verizon’s security research shows that the…Continue readingVerizon’s data breach report highlights how unsecured cloud storage opens door to attacks

Privacy

Android Users Beware: These Top Camera Apps May Secretly Be Spying On You

https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2020/01/19/android-users-beware-these-top-camera-apps-may-secretly-be-spying-on-you/?ss=cybersecurity#4b05025b58a0 Here we go again—please don’t install trivial apps from random developers because they seem fun and have tons of downloads on the Play Store. The latest warning has come…Continue readingAndroid Users Beware: These Top Camera Apps May Secretly Be Spying On You

Windows

U.S. Government Confirms Critical Browser Zero-Day Security Warning For Windows Users

https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2020/01/18/us-government-confirms-critical-zero-day-security-warning-for-windows-users/#393ffd183212 It’s been a lousy week for Windows users: first, the NSA curveball crypto vulnerability and now confirmation of a zero-day vulnerability that’s being actively exploited with no fix yet.…Continue readingU.S. Government Confirms Critical Browser Zero-Day Security Warning For Windows Users