How to Stay Safe Online on Black Friday

How to Stay Safe Online on Black Friday

by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 19.11.2019

When the Black Friday craze engulfs the planet, people often throw caution aside for a good deal, opening a door for all sorts of cybercriminals. But staying safe online is not difficult if you follow a few simple rules. Six times more spam emails are sent than legitimate emails each day, and about 75% of [and#8230;] read more

Australian Man Stands Trial for Allegedly Installing Spyware on Ex-Girlfriend’s Car

Australian Man Stands Trial for Allegedly Installing Spyware on Ex-Girlfriend’s Car

by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 19.11.2019

Cyberstalking can take many forms, most of them involving personal computers and mobile phones. But one man allegedly settled for a car app connected to his girlfriend’s vehicle, allowing him to track her movements and start and stop the vehicle. Most recent offerings from the major players in the auto industry come with wireless capabilities ... The post Australian Man Stands Trial for Allegedly Installing Spyware on Ex-Girlfriend’s Car appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Compromised Disney+ Accounts Already Selling on Dark Markets

Compromised Disney+ Accounts Already Selling on Dark Markets

by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 18.11.2019

Immediately after launch, compromised Disney+ accounts started to show up on various online forums, sometimes for free, affecting thousands of legitimate users. While the launch of the Disney+ streaming service was a success, it didn’t come without problems. According to a ZDNet report, shortly after the service was launched, thousands of accounts were compromised, although [and#8230;] read more

Wi-Fi Signals Used to Determine People’s Location and Movements Inside Buildings

Wi-Fi Signals Used to Determine People’s Location and Movements Inside Buildings

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 18.11.2019

University researchers in the US have built a system that allows them to monitor movements of people inside a building using only existing Wi-Fi signals without affecting the transmitted data. The RF signals emitted in offices and homes undergo subtle changes based on their surroundings, whether it's a stationary object or moving targets, such as ... The post Wi-Fi Signals Used to Determine People's Location and Movements Inside Buildings appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

American Shoppers to Blame Financial Institutions in Case of Data Breach

American Shoppers to Blame Financial Institutions in Case of Data Breach

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 18.11.2019

University researchers in the US have built a system that allows them to monitor movements of people inside a building using only existing Wi-Fi signals without affecting the transmitted data. The RF signals emitted in offices and homes undergo subtle changes based on their surroundings, whether it's a stationary object or moving targets, such as ... The post Wi-Fi Signals Used to Determine People's Location and Movements Inside Buildings appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Two Valleylab Electrosurgical Medical Devices Can Be Compromised Remotely by Low-Skill Attacker

Two Valleylab Electrosurgical Medical Devices Can Be Compromised Remotely by Low-Skill Attacker

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 15.11.2019

US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) has disclosed vulnerabilities in the Valleylab FX8 and Valleylab FT10 Energy Platforms from Medtronic, saying they could let remote attackers compromise surgical equipment. The Valleylab FX8 and Valleylab FT10 Energy Platforms are electrosurgical solutions that feature tissue-sensing technology and other important features. The vulnerabilities identified in both of ... The post Two Valleylab Electrosurgical Medical Devices Can Be Compromised Remotely by Low-Skill Attacker appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Pipka JavaScript Skimmer Deletes Itself After Execution

Pipka JavaScript Skimmer Deletes Itself After Execution

by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 15.11.2019

Visa has identified a new type of JavaScript skimmer in the wild that can erase itself from HTML code after execution. The malware, named Pipka, was found running on several eCommerce websites in the United States. While the basic working principle behind this JavaScript skimmer is not new, its ability to delete itself after execution [and#8230;] read more

Keep Your Security Operations in Shape

Keep Your Security Operations in Shape

by Business Insights , on 15.11.2019

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FCC Settles with InfoTrax Systems for Failure to Secure Data of 1 Million Clients

FCC Settles with InfoTrax Systems for Failure to Secure Data of 1 Million Clients

by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 14.11.2019

Utah-based InfoTrax Systems, L.C. has settled with the FCC (Federal Trade Commission) for its failure to protect its data following a hack that exposed the data for 1 million clients. Hackers breached the InfoTrax Systems infrastructure and remained undetected until the company inadvertently discovered the breach when an archive created by the criminals filled one [and#8230;] read more

Record Number of Breaches and Leaked Records Registered in 2019, Study Shows

Record Number of Breaches and Leaked Records Registered in 2019, Study Shows

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 14.11.2019

2019 is on track to set a record for the highest number of security incidents ever recorded, with 5,183 data breaches and 7.9 billion records exposed by November in the United States alone, according to a report from Risk Based Security. read more

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