Google ASPIRE to Boost Android Security and Privacy

Google is stepping up its effort to improve the security and privacy of Android with a new initiative called ASPIRE (Android Security and PrIvacy REsearch).  The new effort is to push...

Google Patches More Than 50 Android Vulnerabilities in December

Google this week released a set of security patches for Android, to address over 50 vulnerabilities in the mobile operating system. The most severe of the security bugs is a critical...

Apple Patches Tens of Flaws in iOS, macOS, Safari

Apple this week released several security updates to address tens of vulnerabilities impacting the iOS and macOS platforms, the Safari browser, and various Windows applications.  20 of the vulnerabilities were patched...

Data is Currency. Treat it That Way to Strengthen Privacy

It has been six months since General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect and interest in data privacy has never been higher. The trend will continue, and organizations must...

Australia Passes Cyber Snooping Laws With Global Implications

Australia Thursday passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications of suspected terrorists and criminals, as experts warned the "unprecedented powers" had far-reaching implications for...

Siemens Wants to Release Security Advisories on Patch Tuesday

Siemens wants to release security advisories on the second Tuesday of every month, similar to Microsoft, Adobe and SAP. The company carried out a pilot test last month, when it published...

Securing Smart Manufacturing with Connected Threat Defense –

By David Tay, the CIO of Beyonics You’d be hard pushed to find any organization today not involved in digital transformation projects....

UK Spy Agency Joins NSA in Sharing Zero-Day Disclosure Process

GCHQ Joins the NSA in Publishing its Vulnerabilities Equities Process On November 15, 2017, the U.S. government made public its vulnerability equities process (VEP). This is the process used to decide...

DarkVishnya: Banks attacked through direct connection to local network

While novice attackers, imitating the protagonists of the U.S. drama Mr. Robot, leave USB flash drives lying around parking lots in the hope that an employee from the target company...

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook in New Data Breach Controversy

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg pushed back Wednesday against emails showing the social media giant offering Netflix and other popular apps preferential access to people's data even after it had tightened...