Device-based data requests from government agencies dropped in the first half over last year, but Apple fulfilled a higher percentage of those requests, according to its transparency report. Continue Reading
There is a discrepancy between the frequency and thoroughness of Apple’s Mac Operating System (OS X) and app security updates, and updates for the underlying firmware (EFI) on Mac computers. Researchers have found that on a sample of 73,324 Macs deploy… Continue Reading
The breach affects customers of certain Whole Foods taprooms and table-service restaurants. Continue Reading
Several updated Mac models don’t receive EFI security fixes, putting machines at risk for targeted cyberattacks. Continue Reading
Siemens has started releasing patches to address a high severity access control vulnerability that can be exploited to remotely hack some of its industrial communications devices.
We have surprisingly little data on how to evaluate infosec job candidates academic qualifications. That needs to change. Continue Reading
A fake WordPress plugin containing a backdoor attempts to trick users into believing it is a version of a popular plugin that has over 100,000 installs.
A recently discovered banking Trojan campaign has been abusing a legitimate VMware binary to trick security products into allowing malicious binaries to load, Cisco researchers reveal.
The U.S. Senate has passed the MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act on Sept. 28, which will require NIST to “disseminate clear and concise resources to help small business concerns identify, assess, manage, and reduce their cybersecurity risks.”
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Chief information security officers from Dell, RCB Bank and other organizations share what it takes to become a security exec, sit in the C-Suite, and keep the job. Continue Reading