Posts Tagged 'computer security'

Beyond the relentless headlines of data breaches, credit card theft, and many other cybersecurity-related stories lies a very simple explanation. Sometimes it’s as simple as an employee clicking on a link within an email, or a user of a popular cloud service using 123456 as the password. So with recent headlines reporting the widespread theft […]

Update of October 25: Some comments posted after we published this report suggest that our proof-of-concept exploit will trigger the UAC (User Account Control) on Windows. We did not observe this during our analysis.   During the last few days researchers at McAfee Labs have been actively investigating Sandworm, the Windows packager zero-day attack (CVE-2014-4114). […]

Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is The Scan. You can lead a horse to security news, but you can’t make it drink. Chase Runs Out of Luck Numbers don’t lie, but sometimes bankers do. JP Morgan Chase—the largest bank in the country—got hacked this past summer, and executives have been saying all along that […]

By now hopefully you’ve had several critical conversations with your child about the good, the bad, and the risky of the online world. But have you had the ‘dangerous celebrity’ talk’? You read that right. Because cybercriminals have become more and more savvy in disguising their digital attacks, parents, too, must be equally poised to […]

After a long day of hard work, there’s nothing like coming home, throwing on some PJs, and watching some good old late night television. I love catching up on all the latest news and watching celebrities like Kaley Cuoco-Sweetin discuss the celebrity photo hack (what can I say? I’m a security junkie). It seems like […]