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Exploits patched by Apple today hint at years of surreptitious government hacks @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

You’ll want to be updating your iOS devices to 9.3.5, the version released today by Apple — especially if you’re a prominent human rights activist. A recently thwarted attack on just such a person employed not one but three zero-day exploits.

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Enterprise security still overlooking this weak link

Every year, Web-based attacks are among the most popular attack vector against enterprise data.

Of course, the layer of the technology stack where attackers focus their attention changes over time. 584 more words


U.S. to share supply chain threat intel with industry

In an effort to better manage threats targeting the U.S. telecommunications, energy and financial industries, the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center is about to begin providing classified supply chain threat reports to these critical organizations. 398 more words


Keeping up in an ever-extending vendor universe

As companies evolve and their exponentially expanding requirements need to be satisfied, third parties and vendors come more and more into play. The reasons for this are justified. 779 more words


How to prevent your IoT devices from being forced into botnet bondage @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

With more and more unguarded IoT devices becoming connected to the internet every day, malicious bot lords are having an easier time conscripting new recruits into their undyingly loyal armies of zombie machines — and their next target can be your smart fridge, light bulb, kettle or door lock.

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Avoid the back-to-school (retail) blues

For American students, summer is (sadly) winding down and back-to-school activities are just around the corner.

As anyone who works in retail knows, this is a huge time of year for shopping, second only to the Christmas holiday. 478 more words


Mobile security best practices only work if you, well, practice them

Despite the constant appearance of new mobile threats, many enterprises not only remain complacent about mobile security, they are becoming increasingly careless, a new survey shows. 334 more words