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Facing off with Google, Snap out of it, and Password protection

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? Facing off with Google, Snap out of it, and Password protection. Watch this week’s episode taped live at Black Hat USA 2018. Inside Google’s plan […]

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Posted in Data Breach, Open Source Licenses, Open Source Security, Security Conference or Event, Weekly Security Mashup

 

GDPR raises the stakes on data breaches

Another week, another list of data breaches resulting from vulnerabilities in third-party contractors for high-profile companies. But since May 25, at least in the European Union (EU), it is more than just another week. There is the potential for something both more harsh and more expensive than unhappy customers, brand damage, or even class action […]

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Posted in Data Breach, GDPR

 

Timehop breach provides GDPR response template

With the disclosure of 21 million individuals’ account information being accessed in a data breach at Timehop, we now have a blueprint for what public disclosure of a breach might look like under the new GDPR rules. In their disclosure, Timehop stated that on July 4, malicious actors gained access to account information for 21 […]

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Posted in Data Breach, GDPR

 

Ex-CIA employee insider threat, FlightTrader24 hack, and RedHat licenses

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup episode. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup episode, you ask? Ex-CIA employee insider threat and how he was outed, insight into the FlightTrader24 hack, and what you need to know about the RedHat […]

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Posted in Data Breach, Insider Threat Detection, Open Source Licenses, Weekly Security Mashup

 

World Cup device hacking dangers, Apple malware, and VPNFilter updates

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup episode. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup episode, you ask? The FIFA World Cup overfloweth—with hackers, forgeries take a bite out of Apple security, and routing us to “Hackerville” (a VPNFilter update). Watch this […]

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Posted in Application Security, Data Breach, Weekly Security Mashup

 

Security IRL at RSA Conference 2018

We took the opportunity at RSA Conference last month to survey our booth visitors about their organizations’ application security programs. We’ve sponsored and conducted a number of surveys on topics ranging from DevSecOps to open source security to medical device security, but there’s something about collecting feedback from conference attendees in person that really hits home—a […]

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Posted in Application Security, Data Breach, Infographic

 

How does the TeenSafe data leak present a classic false sense of security?

Security researcher Robert Wiggins recently uncovered a serious security issue in the TeenSafe “secure” monitoring product for Android and iOS platforms. The app allows users (typically parents) to monitor devices (typically their children’s) to view location, text messages, calls, browsing history, and more. TeenSafe claims the technology can and will help protect your child. There […]

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Posted in Application Security, Data Breach, Vulnerability Assessment

 

Office 365 email protection gets blindsided

Maybe you could call it two-factor fakery. Because the latest zero-day to plague Microsoft’s Office 365—a cloud-based service that includes Office 2016—was created by somebody who figured out that the way to get malicious emails past its security systems is to split a malicious link in two. Researchers at the security firm Avanan, who said […]

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Posted in Application Security, Data Breach

 

Employees post passwords online, Hacking tool grants access to DVRs, and Blockchain

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Weekly Security Mashup episode. When employees post passwords online via Brian Krebs, security blogger – Krebsonsecurity.com – Hosts of companies using the online collaboration tool Trello.com share passwords for sensitive internal resources. New hacking tool lets […]

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Posted in Application Security, Blockchain Security, Data Breach, Weekly Security Mashup

 

Verizon DBIR puts security burden on users

The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)—the 11th annual exhaustive collection of good advice and (mostly) bad news—which dropped a couple of weeks ago, doesn’t contain any major surprises about the state of online security. The number of confirmed breaches—at least the ones reported by 67 contributors globally—was 2,216, among 53,308 “real-world incidents.” In […]

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Posted in Application Security, Data Breach, Maturity Model (BSIMM), Vulnerability Assessment