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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary

COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
31 March 2020

Why Third-Party Risk Management Has Never Been More Important

Given today's coronavirus pandemic, the need for companies to collect cybersecurity data about their business partners is more critical than ever. Here's how to start.
31 March 2020

Latest Security News & Commentary about COVID-19

Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
31 March 2020

Data from 5.2M Marriott Loyalty Program Members Hit by Breach

The data was breached through the credentials of two franchisee employees.
31 March 2020

Patching Poses Security Problems with Move to More Remote Work

Security teams were not ready for the wholesale move to remote work and the sudden expansion of the attack surface area, experts say.
31 March 2020

Zoom Scrutinized As Security Woes Mount

Zoom Scrutinized As Security Woes Mount The New York Attorney General has inquired about Zoom's data security strategy, as the conferencing platform comes under heavy scrutiny for its privacy policies.
31 March 2020

8-Year-Old VelvetSweatshop Bug Resurrected in LimeRAT Campaign

8-Year-Old VelvetSweatshop Bug Resurrected in LimeRAT Campaign An old RAT learns an old trick.
31 March 2020

Palo Alto Networks to Buy CloudGenix for $420M

Palo Alto Networks plans to integrate CloudGenix's SD-WAN technology into its Prisma SASE platform following the deal.
31 March 2020

Millions of Guests Impacted in Marriott Data Breach, Again

Millions of Guests Impacted in Marriott Data Breach, Again The second breach in less than 24 months stemmed from employee account compromises.
31 March 2020

Does the 2020 Online Census Account for Security Risk?

Experts discuss the security issues surrounding a census conducted online and explain how COVID-19 could exacerbate the risk.
31 March 2020

How Much Downtime Can Your Company Handle?

Why every business needs cyber resilience and quick recovery times.
31 March 2020

Limited-Time Free Offers to Secure the Enterprise Amid COVID-19

Limited-Time Free Offers to Secure the Enterprise Amid COVID-19 These products and services could be of immediate help to infosec pros now protecting their organizations while working from home.
31 March 2020

Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy

Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy An informal Threatpost reader poll shows the majority of site visitors are privacy absolutists. But attitudes shift when the trade off is saving lives.
31 March 2020

Have you backed up your smartphone lately?

With World Backup Day upon us, we walk you through the ways to back up your iPhone or Android phone so that your personal data remains safe

The post Have you backed up your smartphone lately? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

31 March 2020

FBI re-sends alert about supply chain attacks for the third time in three months

The FBI says some attacks have also targeted the healthcare industry, currently grappling with the coronavirus outbreak.
31 March 2020

Personalized Scams

Cyber criminals now have a wealth of information on almost all of us. With so many hacked organizations now a days, cyber criminals simply purchase databases with personal information on millions of people, then use that information to customize their attacks, making them far more realistic. Just because an urgent email has your home address, phone number or birth date in it does not mean it is legitimate.
31 March 2020

Houseparty app offers $1m reward to unmask entity behind hacking smear campaign

App maker denies getting hacked after multiple reports in British media.
31 March 2020

Researchers Spot Sharp Increase in Zoom-Themed Domain Registrations

Attackers are attempting to take advantage of the surge in teleworking prompted by COVID-19, Check Point says.
30 March 2020

Nation-State Attacks Drop in Latest Google Analysis

Nation-State Attacks Drop in Latest Google Analysis Phishing and zero-days continue to be a core part of the APT arsenal.
30 March 2020

Microsoft Edge Will Tell You If Credentials Are Compromised

Password Monitor, InPrivate mode, and ad-tracking prevention are three new additions to Microsoft Edge.
30 March 2020