What is Brian Krebs looking at this week? The newspapers and tech blogs usually turn to the former Washington Post reporter first, because he has a wide network of contacts who usually inform him of current security issues before anyone … Read More
By now you have heard about the Heartbeat security issue with OpenSSL. Here we are going to describe what exactly the problem is and how it affects Apache and Nginx web servers.
Most web servers use OpenSSL for encrypting … Read More
People know that phishing lets hackers invade computers using drive by downloads. But how does this actually work? Let’s look at one example.
Recently Microsoft released this security advisory:
* Microsoft Security Advisory (2934088)
– Title: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer … Read More
The military and intelligence communities are taking measures to keep a closer eye on their own employees in the wake of the massive loss of data taken by Private Bradley Manning and NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
You would think the … Read More
We have written before about the impact of data privacy concerns in hosted applications. Some countries are concerned about eavesdropping by foreign government agencies, and this has the potential to impact the way SaaS applications are deployed (take note hosted … Read More
Since we first reported that hackers had stolen credit card data from Target, the news has grown worse for the retailer. Now they say that the original estimate of 40 million credit and debit card stolen was short. The new … Read More
Recently The Washington Post and others – reported that the NSA is working to build a quantum computer so powerful that it could, according to the newspaper, “… break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business … Read More