IBM has allegedly issued a worldwide ban against the the use of removable drives, including Flash, USB, and SD cards, to transfer data. This new policy is being instituted to prevent confidential and sensitive information from being leaked due to misplaced or unsecured storage devices.
A Brazilian ISP appears to have deployed routers without a Telnet password for nearly 5,000 customers, leaving the devices wide open to abuse.
On the malware scene, there is no clearer sign of trends to come than the leaking of a malware family's source code. Based on this assumption, we can now expect an influx of Point-of-Sale malware in the coming months after the release of the source code of the TreasureHunter PoS malware on a Russian-speaking cybercrime forum.
A survey compiled last month at the RSA security conference reveals that most companies are still behind with proper security practices, and some of them even intentionally ignore security flaws for various reasons ranging from lack of time to lack of know-how.
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Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17666 (Redstone 5) to insiders in the fast ring. This is a big build, with Sets improvements, a new Clipboard experience, a finished Dark Theme for File Explorer, Linux & Mac line ending support in Notepad, Notepad Search with Bing, Search Previews, & custom Tile Folder names.
Reports are coming in from app developers that Apple has started cracking down on applications that share location data with third-party services. The crackdown comes after Apple has updated its App Store Review Guidelines to include sharing location data with third-parties as a punishable offense.
In today Windows 10 Insider Build 17666, a new "Search with Bing" feature was added to Notepad. This feature allows a user to select text in and then "Search with Bing..." to open the default browser and search for the selected text.
The Mozilla Foundation released Firefox 60 earlier today. The highlights of this new Firefox version are support for a policy engine for deploying Firefox across enterprise environments, support for the WebAuthn passwordless authentication system, and the addition of sponsored stories (ads) for US users.
With today's release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17666, Microsoft added an updated Dark Theme for File Explorer that is for the most part usable. We first reported on the File Explorer Dark Theme back in April, but at that time it was an ugly mess.
4iQ is a identity threat intelligence company that monitors the internet for identity records exposed in data breaches and accidental leaks. The latest 4iQ identity breach report indicates that between 2016 and 2017 there was a 182 percent increase in raw identity records discovered by its team.
Rotem Kerner, a security researcher with enSilo, has discovered a new process injection technique that can be abused by malicious actors to hide malware inside Windows-based CLI applications.
Almost all major OS vendors released security patches yesterday after a researcher discovered that some OS makers have misinterpreted an Intel CPU debug feature and left their systems open to attacks.
An unidentified hacker has breached Bycyklen —Copenhagen's city bikes network— and deleted the organization's entire database, disabling the public's access to bicycles over the weekend.
Security researchers have discovered the first IoT botnet malware strain that can survive device reboots and remain on infected devices after the initial compromise.
Microsoft announced today that they are adding support for Unix & macOS End of Line characters to Notepad in the latest Windows 10 Insider build.