Business Security

A guide for detecting a phishing email for businesses

Find out why hackers are using phishing email scams and how to detect them and warn your employees

16 September 2019 min read
Security News

U.S. sanctions North Korean hackers behind WannaCry

perex__ Can threats to freeze assets be effective against groups backed by a foreign government?

Can threats to freeze assets be effective against groups backed by a foreign government?

14 September 2019 min read
Security News

DDoS attack forces Wikipedia offline

perex__ Plus, a BEC bust leads to 281 arrests, a new phishing scam cleverly uses captcha, and will the next trend of IoT hacking involve your local gas pump?

Plus, a BEC bust leads to 281 arrests, a new phishing scam cleverly uses captcha, and will the next trend of IoT hacking involve your local gas pump?

13 September 2019 min read
Viewpoints

A primer on the promise and pitfalls of the Internet of Things

perex__ Granular behavior profiling paves the way for new digital lifestyles – and creates big privacy and security questions

Granular behavior profiling paves the way for new digital lifestyles – and creates big privacy and security questions

12 September 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Hackers set the pace in security

perex__ {value=Criminals get a head start, but we can chase them down with laws, industry tools, and consumer protection}

Criminals get a head start, but we can chase them down with laws, industry tools, and consumer protection

11 September 2019 min read
Threat Research

Flashlight apps on Google Play request up to 77 permissions each, Avast finds

perex__ {value=Researchers analyze 937 flashlight apps and find permission requests that could expose users }

Researchers analyze 937 flashlight apps and find permission requests that could expose users

10 September 2019 min read
Security News

419M Facebook user records leaked in data breach

perex__ Plus, ransomware hits yet another NY school district, a phishing scheme uses hacked SharePoint accounts, and a unique RAT targets Brazilian Android users.

Plus, ransomware hits yet another NY school district, a phishing scheme uses hacked SharePoint accounts, and a unique RAT targets Brazilian Android users.

6 September 2019 min read
Security News

Critical flaw found in many Android smartphones

perex__ Android phones made by Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony have been found to have a major vulnerability.

Android phones made by Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony have been found to have a major vulnerability.

5 September 2019 min read
Threat Research

Avast discovers widespread security flaws in GPS child trackers

perex__ Researchers warn consumers about vulnerabilities affecting nearly 30 models for sale on large online retailers

Researchers warn consumers about vulnerabilities affecting nearly 30 models for sale on large online retailers

5 September 2019 min read
Security News

Voice fraud scams company out of $243,000

perex__ Criminals used AI to impersonate the CEO’s voice, and it worked.

Criminals used AI to impersonate the CEO’s voice, and it worked.

4 September 2019 min read
Avast News

The internet’s first thing – John Romkey’s ‘smart’ toaster

perex__ He knew it was ridiculous – but also realized putting devices online was opening up a whole new world

He knew it was ridiculous – but also realized putting devices online was opening up a whole new world

3 September 2019 min read
Security News

IRS alerts public to ‘tax reminder’ phishing scam

perex__ Plus, an Insta-scam snaps up login info, TrickBot makes a grab for your mobile PIN, and Brazil restabilizes after Telegram voicemail hacks

Plus, an Insta-scam snaps up login info, TrickBot makes a grab for your mobile PIN, and Brazil restabilizes after Telegram voicemail hacks

30 August 2019 min read