U.S. state and federal law enforcement officials appear poised to tap into public concern over the terror attacks in France last week to garner support for proposals that would fundamentally weaken the security of encryption technology used by U.S. corporations and citizens.
Whether you’re talking about soccer in Europe, or U.S. football in the states, fantasy football leagues have become very popular lately, which is why criminal hackers have noticed and might start targeting them. Today’s video talks about how a popular UK fantasy football site has become infecting with evil malvertising
Based on the masks they chose, you could probably guess that Hacktivists, like Anonymous, associate strongly with Guy Fawkes. So it’s not surprising that they also plan hacking campaigns for Guy Fawkes Day, which falls on November 5th every year. Watch today’s episode to hear about two hacktivist campaigns carried out this week, and what we can learn from them
No one wants an attacker or malware in their systems. That’s why the information security community spends so much time and effort on prevention
Both the FBI and local law enforcement are trying to get the genetic data stored at companies like 23andMe. No surprise, really. As NYU law professor Erin Murphy told the New Orleans Advocate regarding the Usry case, gathering DNA information is “a series of totally reasonable steps by law enforcement.” If you’re a cop trying to solve a crime, and you have DNA at your disposal, you’re going to want to use it to further your investigation
Have you installed free software lately. If so, there’s a chance you might think you’re surfing with Chrome, but in reality a look-alike browser is snooping on your web connections and forcing ads on you. In today’s video, I discuss eFast browser, a potentially unwanted program (PUP) shipping with certain free software installers.
Did you miss last week’s security news since you were too busy keeping your network running? If so, you’re not alone
Adobe just released a new Flash update Tuesday, but researchers have already found sophisticated threat actors leveraging a new zero day Flash exploit in the wild. Trend Micro, one of our security partners, found the Pawn Storm attackers leveraging this new Flash exploit. Watch today’s video to learn when the next patch will come out, and what to do in the meantime. UPDATE: Adobe actually sped up their schedule to release a fix