Social media security risks and real time communication security
- 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.