Researcher Bypasses Windows UAC by Spoofing Trusted Directory

A security researcher from Tenable, Inc. recently discovered that it is possible to bypass Windows’ User Account Control (UAC) by spoofing the execution path of a file in a trusted...
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New Cloudflare DNS App Brings Increased Privacy for Mobile Devices

Web security and performance company Cloudflare is making it easier for smartphone users to secure their Internet connections, courtesy of a new DNS resolver app for mobile devices. Available on...
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Intel Asks for Comments on Draft Federal Privacy Law

Intel Proposes "Innovative and Ethical Data Use Act of 2018" to Improve Protection of Personal Privacy Through Nationwide Standards The basic acceptance that personal privacy in a digital world can...
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Cyberattacks Top Risk to Business in North America, EAP, Europe: WEF

World Economic Forum releases report on risk for businesses
Cyberattacks are seen as the top risk to doing business in Europe, North America, and the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region, according to a report published on Monday by...
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Google Introduces Security Transparency Report for Android

Google last week added a quarterly Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report to its Transparency Report site.  The new report  aims to provide users with additional insights into how often it detects...
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Phishing Training is a Tool, Not a Solution

If You Find Yourself Frequently Blaming Users for Successful Attacks, You Know Your Security is Not Working Training users to recognize phishing is a best practice, an important “tool in...
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Researchers Link New NOKKI Malware to North Korean Actor

A recently observed variant of the KONNI malware appears tied to a remote access Trojan (RAT) previously attributed to a North Korean actor, Palo Alto Networks security researchers say. Dubbed...
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Foxit Reader Update Patches Over 100 Vulnerabilities

The newly released Foxit Reader 9.3 brings along patches for over 100 security flaws, including some that could result in remote code execution. Developed by California-based Foxit Software, the Foxit...
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Tanium Raises $200 Million at $6.5 Billion Valuation

Emeryville, CA-based endpoint security and systems management firm Tanium announced on Tuesday that it has raised an additional $200 million through the sale of common stock, which raises the company’s...
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New Twitter Rules Target Fake Accounts, Hackers

Twitter updates rules ahead of elections
Twitter on Monday announced that it has made some changes in preparation for the upcoming midterm elections in the United States. The changes include updated rules that target fake accounts...
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Using Compliance as a Springboard to Better OT Cybersecurity

ICS Cyber Security Conference
Although regulations may feel like a burden, their influence should be viewed as wholly positive. Firstly, they establish norms and standards, a baseline for good practice which individual companies can...
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Passcode Bypass Method Exposes Photos, Contacts on iPhone XS

An iPhone enthusiast has disclosed yet another method for bypassing the iPhone lockscreen. The latest technique has been confirmed to work on the new iPhone XS running the latest version...
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Google Tightens Rules for Chrome Extensions

Google this week announced a series of policy changes and updates to improve the overall security of Chrome extensions. There are currently more than 180,000 extensions available in the Chrome...
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Facebook Breach: Attackers Exploited Privacy Feature

Facebook Breach: Attackers Exploited Privacy Feature
Breach Response , Data Breach , Data Loss Attackers Hacked Three Separate Bugs to Breach 50 Million Accounts( euroinfosec ) • October 1, 2018     Facebook says that whoever...
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How Machine Learning Enhances Data Classification

) • October 1, 2018     10 Minutes    Machine learning could be a breakthrough for data classification, addressing fundamental challenges and paving the way to create and enforce automated...
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SOC Analytics: Building the Right Toolset

Gartner's Kelly Kavanagh on Moving from Reactive Alerts to Proactive Detection, Response As attackers become more adept at evading "reactive" security controls and alert mechanisms, proactively analyzing the behaviors of people...
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PCI DSS Works on Security for New Payment Options

) • October 1, 2018     10 Minutes    As new payment options continue to emerge via mobile phones and internet of things devices, the PCI Security Standards Council is...
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Facebook Submits GDPR Breach Notification to Irish Watchdog

Facebook Submits GDPR Breach Notification to Irish Watchdog
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Breach Response , Data Breach , General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Report Into 50 Million Breached Accounts Is Incomplete, Privacy Watchdog Warns( euroinfosec ) • October 1, 2018    The...
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U.S. Energy Department Invests Another $28 Million in Cybersecurity

DOE investing $28 million in cybersecurity
The U.S. Department of Energy on Monday announced that it’s investing up to $28 million in tools and technologies that will improve the resilience and cybersecurity of the power grid...
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Adobe Patches 86 Vulnerabilities in Acrobat Products

Adobe on Monday released updates for the Windows and macOS versions of its Acrobat products to address tens of vulnerabilities, including critical issues that allow arbitrary code execution. Acrobat DC...
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