Jabra Blog – 9.11.18
The next battle in the ongoing war for security will be focused on devices which, thanks to the Internet of Things, are proliferating at an astonishing rate. But there’s one device that sits on almost every (physical) desktop – one that we rarely think of as a security threat: the humble telephone.
Read more: What Most Companies Forget When Fighting of Cyberattacks
Kaspersky Labs Blog – 9.11.18 (9.10.18)
It might seem strange that Kaspersky Lab doesn’t offer an antivirus app for iOS, but there’s a good reason: Apple doesn’t allow any proper antivirus apps into the App Store, saying “Apple designed the iOS platform with security at its core” and that the operating system does not need an antivirus utility.
Read more: Why there’s no antivirus for iOS
Avast Blog – 9.6.18 (8.31.18)
The weekly roundup of security news this week includes vulnerabilities in Android, malware, and once again data breaches including the Huazhu hotel chain, Air Canada, and babysitter app Sitter.
Read more: An Android flaw, “page-changing” malware, and more data breaches
Avast Blog – 8.15.18 (8.10.18)
Google releases Android 9 Pie, US Homeland Security finds flaws in millions of smartphones, and Atlanta taxpayers look at an expensive ransomware recovery.
Read more: New Google software, new smartphone flaws, and the high cost of ransomware
Avast Blog – 8.11.18
Between ransomware, data breaches, cryptojacking, supply chain attacks, and mobile malware, it’s never been more important to protect your digital life.
At a time when we are more reliant on technology than ever, a time when attackers are employing innovation, organization, and sophistication against us to uncover new vulnerabilities and escape detection, effective precautions are a must.
Read more: Staying safe in a connected world
Avast Blog – 8.10.18 (8.8.18)
When you’re using a Wi-Fi network these days, chances are you are counting on one of these protocols: WPA or WPA2. In short, your Wi-Fi signal is protected by the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA or WPA2) encryption standard. These wireless industry standards were designed to prevent potential hackers from intercepting the signal and reading your browsing data. Here’s the bad news: It was just reported that while investigating the new WP3 standard, a security researcher managed to break the encryption. So what’s the good news? At least now we know.
Source: New Wi-Fi attack can crack your passwords | Avast