New WhatsApp security concern: India cyber cell advises update

Posted on 20-11-2019
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-50470476

India's main cyber security agency, Cert, has asked users to update WhatsApp on their phones after the discovery of a potential vulnerability on older versions of the messaging app. The potential iss...

Company Detected Years-Long Breach Only After Hacker Maxed Out Servers' Storage

Posted on 19-11-2019
https://thehackernews.com/2019/11/hacking-file-storage.html

What could be even worse than getting hacked?It's the "failure to detect intrusions" that always results in huge losses to the organizations.Utah-based technology company InfoTrax Systems is...

Fake police website phishing for confidential information resurfaces

Posted on 14-11-2019
https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/courts-crime/fake-police-website-phishing-for-confidential-information-re-surfaces

SINGAPORE - A website trying to pass off as the official Singapore Police Force (SPF) website to trick people into giving up their personal details has emerged once again, the police warned on Tu...

Five Firewall Configuration Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Posted on 12-11-2019
https://www.networkcomputing.com/network-security/five-firewall-configuration-mistakes-you-need-avoid

Here are some common firewall mistakes and how to fix it. 1. Failing to properly configure and orchestrate firewalls to work with an increasingly cloud-based security infrastructure Simply said...

Ransomware forces New Mexico school district to scrub 30,000 devices

Posted on 11-11-2019
https://edscoop.com/ransomware-forces-new-mexico-school-district-scrub-30000-devices/

Written by Colin WoodNOV 8, 2019 | EDSCOOP A New Mexico school district that had its systems infected by ransomware last month is now having to scrub the hard drives of about 30,000 ...