51 UPS stores hit with PoS malware

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  UPS Stores, a subsidiary of UPS, has discovered malware on systems at 51 locations in 24 states (about 1%) of 4,470 franchised center locations throughout the United States.

Analysis reveals many malicious Chrome extensions

Posted on 20 August 2014.  |  An analysis of 48,332 browser extensions from the Chrome web store has revealed 130 outright malicious and 4,712 suspicious extensions, some of which have been downloaded by millions of users.

51% of consumers share passwords

Posted on 20 August 2014.  |  Consumers are inadvertently leaving back doors open to attackers as they share log in details and sign up for automatic log on to mobile apps and services.

Breaking the security of physical devices

Posted on 18 August 2014.  |  Silvio Cesare, Director of Anti-Malware Engineering at Qualys, discusses the security measures of a number of household devices and things.

Keeping college networks secure

Posted on 18 August 2014.  |  Morris Altman, the Director of Network Services and Internet Security Officer at Queens College, talks about his job, the biggest challenges and threats his team faces, exchanging knowledge, and more.

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Most popular Android apps open users to MITM attacks

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  An analysis of the 1,000 most popular free Android apps from the Google Play store has revealed a depressing fact: most of them sport an SSL/TLS vulnerability that can be misused for executing MITM attacks, and occasionally additional ones, as well.


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20 August 2014. | This PIN-activated USB flash drive is designed for everyday use, both private and corporate.

51% of consumers share passwords

20 August 2014. | Consumers are inadvertently leaving back doors open to attackers as they share log in details and sign up for automatic log on to mobile apps and services.

BGP hijacking for cryptocurrency profit

19 August 2014. | Joe Stewart, Director of Malware Research at Dell SecureWorks, talks about his team's discovery of suspicious activity occurring on mining systems.

Reactions to the massive breach at Community Health Systems

19 August 2014. | Community Health Systems, a major group that operates 206 hospitals throughout the US, has suffered a massive data breach.

Successful strategies to avoid frequent password changes

19 August 2014. | After a widespread, nonspecific data breach, the conventional wisdom is that people should change all their passwords. But, there’s a better way.

Keeping college networks secure

18 August 2014. | In this interview, Morris Altman, the Director of Network Services and Internet Security Officer at Queens College, talks about his job, the biggest challenges and threats his team faces, exchanging knowledge, and more.

Breaking the security of physical devices

18 August 2014. | Silvio Cesare, Director of Anti-Malware Engineering at Qualys, discusses the security measures of a number of household devices and things.


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