Three things campaigns should learn from Mueller investigation, says Chime’s head of application and infrastructure security: Protect accounts with two-factor authentication, use “least privilege,” and beware of Mimikatz.
A newly-revealed vulnerability dubbed Kr00k affects more than one billion devices with Broadcom Wi-Fi chips. It's been patched for some but not all of them, and could let hackers steal Wi-Fi passwords and read your data.
Although it hasn't been a major focus of their time so far, browser privacy is poised to be become prime territory for feature development. Here's what Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Brave have to say about themselves and their competition.
It’s no secret that few Wi-Fi routers have strong security. It might be alarming, however, to hear that many of today’s high-rated routers have fewer protections than those of 15 years ago, says the CITL research lab at ShmooCon.
In its 5-4 decision that police need a search warrant to obtain a target’s location data, the Supreme Court says in Carpenter vs. United States that carrying a phone is “indispensable to participation in modern society.”
The state of Internet of Things security stinks, experts say. And while device manufacturers and lawmakers aren’t anxious to address it, there are clear signs of influence from other actors. IoT regulation is likely on its way.
In revealing that it had been storing unencrypted user passwords, the social media company requests, but doesn’t force, Twitter password resets of its 330 million users—the “bare minimum for doing right” by them, one expert says.
Software updates and security patches for critical-infrastructure systems like those of hospitals, 911 dispatchers, and power plants aren’t easy or cheap. But there’s no excuse, experts say, for neglecting them.
Without investing in technology and personnel to implement preventative measures, experts say, ransomware like the SamSam attack in Atlanta will continue to wreak havoc across computer systems and networks.