Social media security risks and real time communication security
- March 08, 2019
Facebook and Twitter executives say finding a pattern of malicious activity is more effective in identifying bad actors on sites than looking at the misleading information itself.
- October 12, 2018
The recent Facebook breach affected 20 million fewer accounts than was previously thought. The company now says 29 million accounts had data exposed to attackers.
- August 24, 2018
News roundup: Social media platforms shut down accounts spreading misinformation. The Facebook accounts deleted were tied to Iran, Russia. Plus, Ryuk ransomware spreads, and more.
- August 10, 2018
News roundup: New WhatsApp vulnerabilities enabled hackers to alter messages sent in the app. Plus, the PGA was hit with a ransomware attack, and more.
- May 04, 2018
News roundup: Researchers find tens of thousands of malicious apps use Facebook APIs and can access user data. Plus, AWS threatens to suspend Signal's use of the platform, and more.
- April 25, 2018
Rachel Tobac discusses how to train employees to avoid social engineering attacks and how individuals can keep themselves safe with awareness and by being 'politely paranoid.'
- August 11, 2017
Dell SecureWorks researchers detected suspicious activity on social media accounts of Mia Ash. When they dug deeper, they discovered a new, complex social engineering attack.
- July 13, 2016
The wildly popular Pokémon GO mobile game obtained a full account access token to iOS users' Google accounts, revealing a major issue with Google's OAuth authentication system.
- October 20, 2015
It's important for online users to understand social media risks and the caution they should use when sharing personal information online.
- March 23, 2015
Cisco says a vulnerability in some of its IP phones for SMBs could allow eavesdropping. A fix is not yet available, but Cisco has offered mitigation techniques.
- March 10, 2015
The mobile payment app maker responds to criticism by stepping up security with better verifications and notifications for email and phone number changes.
- September 19, 2014
News roundup: Rogue cell phone towers are popping up across the United States, heightening enterprise communication and data privacy concerns. Plus: Goodwill breach update; Adobe patches released; and security in 2025.
- September 27, 2013
As enterprises try to turn toward more proactive defense measures, open source intelligence could prove to be a valuable tool, an expert panel said.
- April 24, 2013
The attack seeks to compromise a Twitter webpage via a man-in-the-browser attack. Trusteer warns it could be a harbinger of broader future attacks.
- June 21, 2012
Hacktivist group UGNazi says it caused multiple Twitter outages Thursday. Update: Twitter says a "cascading bug" was to blame.
- June 06, 2012
More than 6 million passwords may have been stolen from the servers of social network LinkedIn and posted to a Russian hacking forum.
- January 09, 2012
A Facebook spokesperson said the malware is not propagating on the social network.
- October 26, 2011
- October 03, 2011
Many firms rely on antivirus and antimalware technologies to address social networking risks, according to a survey by the Ponemon Institute.
- September 08, 2010
Cybercriminals are dumping the traditional email phishing campaigns for social networks, where it's easier to social engineer attacks and gain trust of users.
- June 22, 2010
The research firm argues social networking isn't the responsibility of enterprise information security, but social media governance policies and monitoring practices are important.
- March 10, 2010
Social networking risks to enterprises may be outweighed by the benefits, but experts at the 2010 RSA Conference say infrastructure providers must improve security.
- March 03, 2010
Healthcare security managers say their bosses and others are increasing the pressure on them to allow access to social networking and other Internet services, making it more difficult for them to mitigate the potential threats those services pose.
- February 08, 2010
With sales and marketing teams using social networks to connect with clients and potential customers, CISOs need to meet business needs while addressing risks.
- January 11, 2010
Social networks are opening their wallets in a big way to bolster security teams and install new security technologies to combat attacks.
- December 08, 2009
The Cisco Annual Security Report highlights the best and worst in the cybercriminal investment portfolio for 2010.
- July 01, 2009
Security can't slow down the Twitter phenomenon, but it can take steps to prevent data leakage.
- February 18, 2009
Organizations are worried about increased use of blogs, wikis and other social media websites, but budget limitations may be holding back investments in DLP.
- May 27, 2008
The market is hindered by multiple standards and deployment options, analyst says.
- May 01, 2007
Attackers could access sensitive information and run malicious code by exploiting multiple flaws in Trillian, a chat program popular in many enterprises.
- March 07, 2005
The worms use MSN Messenger to spread. Don't use it in the enterprise? You could still be at risk.
- June 03, 2004
Instant messaging has become a vital tool for many businesses. But a lack of security and uniformity pose problems.
- July 31, 2002
Surnova worm takes liking to peer-to-peer, IM networks