Alerts & Bugs

Alerts & Bugs – Provide timely information about current security issues, vulnerabilities, and exploits.

February 1, 2019

Facebook Paid Teens $20 to Install ‘Research’ App That Collects Private Data

If you are thinking that Facebook is sitting quietly after being forced to remove its Onavo VPN app from Apple’s App Store, then you are mistaken. […]
January 31, 2019

Windows 7: What is your company’s exit strategy?

If your business is still running on Windows 7, you have some important decisions to make, and not a lot of time remaining. Windows 7 support officially […]
January 31, 2019


Google’s Chrome security team put forth a radical proposal: Kill off URLs as we know them. The researchers aren’t actually advocating a change to the web’s underlying […]
January 31, 2019

Mozilla releases anti tracking policy, enhances tracking protection in Firefox 65

Mozilla has released Firefox 65, which includes enhanced, configurable protection against online tracking. The organization has also published an official anti tracking policy that effectively maps […]
January 31, 2019

Google Chrome 72 abandons HPKP and patches a bunch of security vulnerabilities

Chrome 72 comes with revamped browser settings along with improved security features. The world’s most-used browser will now stop supporting HTTP Public Key Pinning (HPKP) mechanism. […]
January 31, 2019

China, Russia Posing Biggest Cyber Attack Threats to United States, Says Chief of US National Intelligence

China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea increasingly use cyber operations to steal information, influence people and to disrupt critical infrastructure, said Dan Coats, Director of National […]
January 30, 2019

Yahoo data breach payout blocked by judge

A judge has rejected Yahoo’s attempt to draw a line under a series of breaches it experienced between 2013 and 2016. The firm had proposed a payout […]
January 30, 2019

Cyber Security Predictions: 2019 and Beyond

As you think about how to deploy in advance of a new year of cyber threats, here are the trends and activities most likely to affect […]
January 30, 2019

Europol Now Going After People Who Bought DDoS-for-Hire Services

If you were a buyer of any online DDoS-for-hire service, you might be in trouble. After taking down and arresting the operators of the world’s biggest DDoS-for-hire […]
January 29, 2019

Cumbria health trust hit by 147 cyber attacks in five years

Of these, 147 were directed at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust (UHMBT), which runs hospitals in Barrow, Kendal, Morecambe and Lancaster. The trust said […]