Alerts & Bugs

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

January 21, 2019

ES File Explorer Update Brings HTTP Vulnerability Fix, Other Bug Fixes

HIGHLIGHTS ES File Explorer has quickly rolled out a fix for the HTTP vulnerability Reported last week, vulnerability allowed easy phone access to hackers ES File […]
January 21, 2019

Cisco targets mobile enterprise apps with geolocation technology

Cisco’s cloud-based DNA Spaces includes Cisco’s Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) and enterprise geolocation technology that it purchased from July Systems. Cisco is rolling out a cloud-based […]
January 21, 2019

Ryuk Ransomware: A brief look into the ransomware’s origin and its high-profile attacks

The group operating Ryuk ransomware has earned over 705.80 BTC across 52 transactions for a total current value of $3,701,893.98 USD. Code similarities between Ryuk and […]
January 18, 2019

A Twitter Bug Left Android Users’ Private Tweets Exposed For 4 Years

Twitter just admitted that the social network accidentally revealed some Android users’ protected tweets to the public for more than 4 years — a kind of […]
January 18, 2019

Cryptomining Malware Uninstalls Cloud Security Products

New samples of cryptomining malware performs a never-before-seen function: uninstalling cloud security products. Researchers say they have discovered a unique malware family capable of gaining admin […]
January 17, 2019

Wi-Fi site-survey tips: How to avoid interference, dead spots

Here’s how properly executed site surveys can make for better performing Wi-Fi networks by dealing with potential frequency conflicts, blocked signals and more. Wi-Fi can be […]
January 16, 2019

Reminder: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in 1-year from today

A new reminder for those who are still holding on to the Windows 7 operating system—you have one year left until Microsoft ends support for its […]
January 16, 2019

Orgs Slow to Advance IoT Security

Despite the burgeoning IoT market, organizations made limited progress on IoT security in 2018, according to a new report from Gemalto. Though there is evidence of incremental […]
January 15, 2019

Side-Channel Attack Targets Windows, Linux

A research team of experts from Graz University of Technology, Boston University, NetApp, CrowdStrike, and Intel has published findings on page cache attacks. Unlike Spectre and Meltdown, this attack is a first-of-its-type, hardware-agnostic, side-channel […]
January 14, 2019

Cyber-security trends to look out for in 2019

From a cyber-security perspective, 2018 was certainly an eventful year! In May, GDPR finally came into effect in Europe, a move that demonstrated how governing bodies […]