Hackers Love Procrastination

The industry reports and associated statistics are all providing the same fundamental insight about the state of cybercrime. A quick internet search of “Cybersecurity Trends” will consistently deliver similar basic findings. A survey of the people you trust in your professional network about cybercrime concerns will yield common, if not …

LastPass bug leaks credentials from previous site

LastPass bug leaks credentials from previous site | ZDNet http://ow.ly/AHGz30pxI8J It’s never good when your password manager has a bug. This brings up a few key points: 1. Patch Management – Always keep your applications up to date. 2. Always utilize Multi Factor Authentication anytime it is available. 3. Do …

Microsoft: Using multi-factor authentication blocks 99.9% of account hacks

Microsoft says that users who enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for their accounts will end up blocking 99.9% of automated attacks. The recommendation stands not only for Microsoft accounts but also for any other profile, on any other website or online service. If the service provider supports multi-factor authentication, Microsoft […] …

Logitech wireless USB dongles vulnerable to new hijacking flaws

A security researcher has publicly disclosed new vulnerabilities in the USB dongles (receivers) used by Logitech wireless keyboards, mice, and presentation clickers. The vulnerabilities allow attackers to sniff on keyboard traffic, but also inject keystrokes (even into dongles not connected to a wireless keyboard) and take over the computer to …

Adobe security update released for critical Flash, Acrobat, Reader bugs

Adobe’s May patch update has resolved severe security issues in Flash, Acrobat, and Reader which may lead to information disclosure or arbitrary code execution. On Tuesday, the tech giant released a set of advisories detailing the vulnerabilities reported and fixed this month. The largest security update relates to Adobe […] …

Microsoft starts notifying Windows 7 users that it’s time to buy a new PC

If you’re one of the 35% of Windows users who are still using Windows 7, you may want to look into upgrading. Microsoft have notified users that support for the OS is coming to an end early next year. The notification titled “After 10 years, support for Windows 7 […] …

Here’s why you should install iOS 12.2 update on your iPhone immediately

Earlier this week, Apple rolled out iOS 12.2 update for iPhones. The update fixed over 50 bugs in the OS making iOS more secure. However, there are two vulnerabilities that hold the utmost importance and are the reason why you should install the update immediately. According to Apple, the […] …

Google security engineer discloses zero-day flaw in TP-Link smart home routers

A zero-day vulnerability impacting TP-Link SR20 smart home routers has been exposed publicly after the company allegedly failed to respond to a researcher’s private disclosure. Matthew Garrett, a Google security engineer, revealed the bug after the company failed to fix […] Click here to view original web page at www.zdnet.com