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WhatsApp Phone Numbers Pop Up in Google Search Results — But is it a Bug?

WhatsApp Phone Numbers Pop Up in Google Search Results — But is it a Bug? A researcher found that phone numbers tied to WhatsApp accounts are indexed publicly on Google Search creating what he claims is a “privacy issue” for users.
05 June 2020

Local, State Governments Face Cybersecurity Crisis

Ransomware hit small government organizations hard in 2019. Now they have to deal with budget cuts, pandemic precautions, social unrest, and the coming election cycle.
05 June 2020

The Privacy & Security Outlook for Businesses Post-COVID-19

Long-term business needs -- and the ethical implications that result -- don't simply go away just because we're navigating a global health crisis.
05 June 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

A deep-clean of your Facebook history – Google's Advanced Protection-Nest integration – Talking to your kids before they join social media

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05 June 2020

How secure is your phone’s lock screen?

From the humble passcode to biometric authentication, there are quite a few options to lock your Android phone. But which of them are more secure than the others?

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05 June 2020

China, Iran, and Russia worked together to call out US hypocrisy on BLM protests

Report from social media research group shows foreign diplomats and state-controlled media pounced on the US' abysmal handling of the BLM protests to attack the US as a beacon of freedom and further their own political goals.
04 June 2020

New 'Tycoon' Ransomware Strain Targets Windows, Linux

Researchers say Tycoon ransomware, which has targeted software and educational institutions, has a few traits they haven't seen before.
04 June 2020

Tycoon Ransomware Banks on Unusual Image File Tactic

Tycoon Ransomware Banks on Unusual Image File Tactic To fly under the radar, the newly discovered ransomware is compiled into a Java image file format that's rarely used by developers.
04 June 2020

Trump, Biden Campaign Staffers Targeted By APT Phishing Emails

Trump, Biden Campaign Staffers Targeted By APT Phishing Emails Google TAG researchers warn that APTs are targeting campaign staffers for both Donald Trump and Joe Biden with phishing emails.
04 June 2020

Malware Campaign Hides in Resumes and Medical Leave Forms

The campaigns have been part of the overall increase in coronavirus-related malware activity.
04 June 2020

Strengthening Secure Information Sharing Through Technology & Standards

How data sharing, innovation, and regulatory standardization can make it easier for organizations to both contribute and consume critical threat intelligence.
04 June 2020

Google: Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaign staffers

Google's TAG team said phishing attacks against Biden and Trump campaign staffers were unsuccessful.
04 June 2020

Understanding the Payload-Less Email Attacks Evading Your Security Team

Understanding the Payload-Less Email Attacks Evading Your Security Team Business email compromise (BEC) attacks represent a small percentage of email attacks, but disproportionately represent the greatest financial risk.
04 June 2020

Zoom Restricts End-to-End Encryption to Paid Users

Zoom Restricts End-to-End Encryption to Paid Users The end-to-end encryption feature will not be offered to free users, Zoom's CEO said, in case Zoom needed to comply with federal and local law enforcement.
04 June 2020

U.S. Nuclear Contractor Hit with Maze Ransomware, Data Leaked

U.S. Nuclear Contractor Hit with Maze Ransomware, Data Leaked Westech International provides maintenance for the Minuteman III nuclear-missile program and runs programs for multiple branches of the military.
04 June 2020

We Are All in This Together: Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Global representatives of the PCI Security Standards Council recently came together, via a virtual video platform, to discuss how the Council is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as best practices for the payment industry during this unprecedented time.

04 June 2020

Mozilla fixes high‑risk Firefox flaws, bug in DoH feature

The browser maker rolls out updates on back-to-back days, including a patch to avoid unintentionally overloading DNS providers

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04 June 2020

Microsoft Office Files Most Popular for Exploit Tests

A new report examines attacker methodologies to better understand how exploit testing is conducted in the wild.
04 June 2020

How to remove yourself from Internet search results and hide your identity

Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.
04 June 2020

Could Automation Kill the Security Analyst?

Five skills to ensure job security in the Age of Automation.
04 June 2020