"CYBERSECURITY" content on TweakTown - Page 1
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Apple, Google, and Microsoft are seeking to ditch passwords
Apple, Google and Microsoft have announced they will adopt a common standard from the FIDO Alliance to enable passwordless logins.
31% of US companies are forced to close down after a ransomware attack
Data from Atlas VPN is shows that '31% of US companies close down after falling victim to ransomware', according to a new report.
Phison and Cigent team up on the first self-defending storage device
Phison and Cigent unveil the industry's first and only self-denfding storage devices, with cybersecurity built into the firmware.
Cyber Florida Announces General Paul M. Nakasone as Florida Cyber Conference 2019 Keynote Speaker
BullGuard And NordVPN Announce Partnership
PSN and Xbox LIVE hacker imprisoned for two years
Adam Mudd, creator of the infamous Titanium Stresser DDoS tool, has been caught and faces two years of imprisonment.
CNN demonstrates Russian hacking with Fallout 3 pic
What's the best way to demonstrate computer hacking to an everyday person? Just use a hacking screenshot from Fallout 3, of course!
San Francisco light-rail system got hacked
Just as we thought a videogame cannot get any more real. MUNI got hacked for a ransom.
Microsoft's new security leak puts Xbox LIVE user data at risk
Microsoft accidentally jeopardizes Xbox LIVE user accounts by leaking a website security certificate.
Silicon Valley readies for long battle with government over encryption
Tech companies and US government can't agree on encryption.
White hat hacker shows vulnerability in GM's OnStar system
GM OnStar vehicles at risk.
Argument rages over encryption and how much access government gets
Still a fierce debate between Silicon Valley tech experts and government.
Due to high-profile hack, Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4M vehicles
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles.
Hackers show vehicle infotainment systems are vulnerable to attack
Automakers need to be careful in regards to infotainment, as security issues are discovered.
FBI again speaks out against end-to-end encryption
The FBI isn't a fan of encryption.
US officials think China is behind massive OPM data breach
US officials think China is involved in massive OPM breach.
Malwarebytes offers amnesty program to help pirates go legit
Malwarebytes launches amnesty program.
Trying to sort out cybersecurity for US military is very difficult
US military officials trying to figure out how to keep military, government, and critical infrastructure safe.
Race to replace passwords with biometrics on smartphones continues
Will biometrics ever replace passwords on mobile devices?
Kaspersky: Connected things will be a popular target for hackers
Cybersecurity expert warns hackers will absolutely love compromised connected Things.
Researchers: Identifying Tor users isn't as hard as many think
Another confirmation that Tor isn't as secure as we'd like.
Damballa: Mobile malware infections overhyped in US
There is a lot of hype around mobile malware, and it could be overstated, Damballa claims.
Cybersecurity market receiving strong boost from increasing VC funds
Cybersecurity startups are finding lucrative investors from the VC market, as the demand for security increases.
Cybersecurity researchers say Israeli military networks breached
Social engineering and publicly available software allows Arabic-speaking hackers to breach Israeli military networks.
Report: Need better breach crisis? IT manager may not be best bet
Companies must be prepared for a data breach, and it looks like IT managers may not be best choice for breach crisis.
The race is on to help develop cybersecurity for Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) has great potential for so many purposes, but could give cybersecurity experts complete fits.
Expert: Cyberattacks on nuclear power plants could be next 9/11
Leading cybersecurity expert in Israel expresses concern that hackers could target power grids, nuclear power plants, and other critical infrastructure.
Report: 29 million healthcare records compromised in past four years
New report indicates almost 30 million healthcare records have been stolen in the United States over the past four years.
Phishing is easy way for hackers to victimize users with cyberattacks
Companies need to focus on educating employees how to spot phishing emails, as the social engineering tactic is alarmingly effective.
US looking to re-establish technological edge, focus on cybersecurity
The US government wants to ensure the country's technological edge over political rivals is maintained, with increased focus on cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity firm outs computer spying campaign from Lebanon
Israeli cybersecurity experts note a cyber spy campaign from Lebanon.
Cybersecurity experts show concern over wearable security
The Apple Watch could help put a spotlight on the wearables industry, but that has raised concerns for cybersecurity experts.
Banks must work to improve cybersecurity defense to prevent fraud
Financial institutions have a number of cyberattack strategies they must deal with.
Mobile security issues open the door to compromise users
Poor mobile app security leaves users vulnerable to data breach.
Canadian intelligence accurately identified French Babar malware
Communication Security Establishment Canada discovers French malware sample, dubbed Babar.
Companies hiring hackers to help test their network cybersecurity
Nervous about cybersecurity? Hire a hacker to help test your company's defenses.
Obama failing to create security relationships in Silicon Valley
President Obama is calling on Silicon Valley to help boost cybersecurity, but some tech leaders seem hesitant.
Police department forced to pay $500 bounty in ransomware cyberattack
Police agency forced to pay $500 in bitcoins to end ransomware siege due to Cryptoware.
After data breaches, companies still nonchalant about cybersecurity
The number of major data breaches may be rising, but many companies are still rather nonchalant about cybersecurity.
Politics could get in the way of improved US national cybersecurity
There is a high demand for cybersecurity in the United States, but some are worried politics could get in the way.
DHS recommends users uninstall Superfish adware from Lenovo products
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is strongly urging users uninstall Superfish adware from their products.
Lenovo will no longer pre-install controversial Superfish PC adware
Lenovo faces public backlash, decides to disable Superfish PC adware.
IoT cybersecurity could help determine most popular smart products
Figuring out which IoT-enabled solutions are most secure could help determine the smart products that become most popular.
KnowBe4: Social engineering still extremely effective to victimize
Social engineering proves to be a valuable asset to cybercriminals yet again.
ABI Research: Biometrics industry to reach $13.8 billion in 2015
The security industry is booming, and biometrics will reach $13.8 billion in 2015, according to ABI Research.
Recent data breaches forcing companies to rethink cybersecurity fight
Even though some companies are improving cybersecurity, they must find newer and more innovative ways to fight cyberattacks.
Nexusguard: Expect DDoS cyberattacks aimed at the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) sector is growing, but so will cyberattacks aimed for the surprisingly soft target.
Damballa: Majority of antivirus solutions fail to detect malware
Security company Damballa finds majority of antivirus software programs unable to quickly identify - and address - malware infections.