A Single Data Breach Can Rob You of 78% of Your Customers, Study Indicates

A Single Data Breach Can Rob You of 78% of Your Customers, Study Indicates

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 15.11.2018

More than three-quarters of consumers would completely abandon a brand online if they heard the organization were breached by hackers, and around half would not sign up for a new online service that they heard was breached recently. read more

Router Safety Check

Router Safety Check

by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 15.11.2018

As the internet gateway to every smart device on the local network, routers are a frequent target of hacker attacks. Recently disclosed pieces of malware have managed to build massive botnets by infecting routers from at least 10 vendors. So it is logical to secure your door to the web to resist online compromise attempts. ... The post Router Safety Check appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Apple says nothing as Apple ID accounts mysteriously locked down

Apple says nothing as Apple ID accounts mysteriously locked down

by Graham CLULEY, from HotForSecurity , on 14.11.2018

Has someone been trying to hack into a large number of Apple ID accounts? Thatand#8217;s one of the theories circulating after a significant number of iPhone owners woke up on Tuesday to discover that their handsets were displaying a message saying that their Apple ID had been locked. All the indications are that Apple locked [and#8230;] read more

Don’t fall for fake NEO, Tether and MetaMask cryptocurrency wallets on Google Play

Don’t fall for fake NEO, Tether and MetaMask cryptocurrency wallets on Google Play

by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 14.11.2018

Fake cryptocurrency wallets continue to creep their way into Google’s application store for Android aficionados, as one researcher has recently discovered. Using his personal website, independent researcher Lukas Stefanko sounds the alarm over four new fake cryptocurrency wallets that trick users either into giving away their credentials, or impersonate legitimate cryptocurrency wallets. “These threats imitate [and#8230;] read more

Comparing the OWASP Top 10 to the Real-World Top 10

Comparing the OWASP Top 10 to the Real-World Top 10

by Business Insights , on 14.11.2018

Enterprise software is drowning in vulnerabilities and even organizations highly motivated to fix security flaws in their applications struggle to do it in a timely fashion. read more

Former CIA spy: make no mistake, Russia is going to keep interfering in US elections

Former CIA spy: make no mistake, Russia is going to keep interfering in US elections

by Filip TRUȚĂ, from Bitdefender Labs , on 13.11.2018

Russia expects relations with the United States to remain tense, according to one of Vladimir Putin’s spokesmen who publicly shrugged at the US midterm election results. “There is no rosy outlook for normalizing Russian-American relations on the horizon,” Dmitry Peskov, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, told reporters last week. “It can hardly happen that they will […] read more

Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier calls on U.S. to regulate IoT landscape

Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier calls on U.S. to regulate IoT landscape

by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 13.11.2018

While the United Kingdom is urging Internet of Things (IoT) vendors to design products with security in mind, the United States currently doesn’t have a rulebook for such endeavors. But that doesn’t mean no talking heads are raising the question of cybersecurity in the IoT realm state-side. Smart gadgets – from home appliances to enterprise ... The post Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier calls on U.S. to regulate IoT landscape appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

WhatsApp overwhelmed by volume of fake news spread in India through group messaging, researchers find

WhatsApp overwhelmed by volume of fake news spread in India through group messaging, researchers find

by Luana PASCU, from HotForSecurity , on 13.11.2018

A lack of trust in the mainstream media has led to dissemination of a large amount of false digital information on social networks, but in India it appears things have taken a turn for the worst, according to BBC researchers. The acute spread of fake news via groups on WhatsApp, one of the most popular [and#8230;] read more

User suggestions and feedback have made BOX 2 better

User suggestions and feedback have made BOX 2 better

by Bitdefender Team, from IoT Security Insights , on 13.11.2018

A host of new features and improvements, including IP reservations, the ability to create a guest network, cyberbullying detection, better network speed and many more have made Bitdefender BOX 2 better in the past year — and we are thanking users for all of it. At Bitdefender, technology serves people, and we have heard our ... The post User suggestions and feedback have made BOX 2 better appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Small Companies, Big Security Concerns

Small Companies, Big Security Concerns

by Razvan Muresan, from Business Insights , on 13.11.2018

Many people might tend to associate security breaches and malware attacks with large enterprises. After all, the attacks that grab the big headlines generally occur against global companies or large governmental organizations. read more

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