Category : Security

by TechFishNews - 6 days ago

Critical WordPress Plugin Bug Afflicts 700K Sites

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by TechFishNews - 6 days ago

DDoS Attacks Nearly Double Between Q4 2018 and Q4 2019

Peer-to-peer botnets, TCP reflection attacks, and increased activity on Sundays are three DDoS attack trends from last quarter.The number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks nearly doubled between the fourth quarter of 2018 and fourth qua...

by TechFishNews - 6 days ago

Babel of IoT Authentication Poses Security Challenges

With more than 80 different schemes for authenticating devices either proposed or implemented, best practices and reference architectures are sorely needed, experts say.The explosion in connected devices has led to a security nightmare for many busin...

by TechFishNews - 6 days ago

A US Data Protection Agency

Blog > A US Data Protection Agency The United States is one of the few democracies without some formal data protection agency, and we need one. Senator Gillibrand just proposed creating one....

by TechFishNews - 6 days ago

Huawei Charged with RICO Violations in Federal Court

A new set of indictments adds conspiracy to violate RICO statutes to a list of existing charges against the Chinese telecommunications giant.Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and two of its US subsidiaries have be...

by TechFishNews - 6 days ago

Puerto Rico Gov Hit By $2.6M Phishing Scam

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by TechFishNews - 1 week ago

7 Tax Season Security Tips

Enterprise VulnerabilitiesFrom DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database CVE-2019-5613PUBLISHED: 2020-02-18In FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE before 12.0-RELEASE-p13, a missing check in the ipsec pack...

by TechFishNews - 1 week ago

Apps Remain Favorite Mobile Attack Vector

Mobile apps are used in nearly 80% of attacks targeting mobile devices, followed by network and operating system attacks.Cybercriminals targeting mobile devices most frequently use apps to break in, as seen in 79% of mobile-focused attacks in 2019 an...