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Email encryption flaws can expose Apple Mail, Outlook, and Thunderbird messages

Ahead of a full release of details on May 15, European researchers and the EFFare providing an early warning that messages encoded with PGP/GPG and S/MIME are vulnerable to a set of serious security vulnerabilities — an issue impacting over 20 email clients. As there are “currently no reliable fixes for the vulnerability,” the researchers are advising users to … Read more...

Windows 10: We’re going to kill off passwords and here’s how, says Microsoft

Microsoft wants to banish ‘​inconvenient, insecure, and expensive’ passwords. So what’s going to replace them?

Microsoft wants to banish the use of passwords to log into Windows devices, and has showcased some of the new technologies it wants to use to make this happen.

“Nobody likes passwords. They are inconvenient, insecure, and expensive. In fact, we dislike them so … Read more...

Over a million vulnerable fiber routers can be easily hacked

Most of the GPON home gateways are found in Mexico, Kazakhstan, and Vietnam.

Over a million fiber routers can be remotely accessed, thanks to an authentication bypass bug that’s easily exploited by modifying the URL in the browser’s address bar.

The bug lets anyone bypass the router’s login page and access pages within — simply by adding “?images/” to the … Read more...

Logging in with Facebook may let Javascript trackers steal personal data

How to run your business from your smartphone: 11 tips

With stronger compute power, smartphones are becoming a more adept enterprise tool. Here’s how to leverage the power of a mobile device to keep your business running smoothly.

With faster speeds, stronger devices, and more work being done in the cloud, working from a smartphone is now a reality for many businesses. Hardware, software, and networking advances allow professionals, including … Read more...

I don’t think Apple can fix the iOS mess it’s created

Apple has turned iOS from a sleek, streamlined, easy-to-use operating system into a ghastly horror show.

Apple knows iOS has deteriorated, but it plans to fix that

Word has it that Apple is putting on hold some of the features it had planned for iOS 12 in order to concentrate on trying to fix the problems that it’s allowed to … Read more...

15 things you might not know can endanger your Internet safety

The Internet has come a long way since the early 1990s, after tech pioneers like Tim Berners-Lee and Vinton Cerf first created the World Wide Web and the Internet, respectively. According to the International Telecommunication Union, more than 3 billion people used the Internet in 2015. It has vastly changed the way we communicate and the way we interact sociallyRead more...

What is blockchain and what does it mean for your business?

This new technology could potentially have major impacts in a wide range of industries

Bitcoin is getting a lot of press lately, but it’s the technology behind Bitcoin that has the potential to revolutionize how business is conducted. It’s called blockchain, and there’s a race on to develop applications for it across a wide array of industries.

How does it … Read more...

Survey shows companies sacrifice mobile security for business reasons

Most organizations feel that better mobile security may be hampered by a lack of understanding of specific threats and solutions.

Verizon warns that a significant number of businesses and other organizations are falling short in securing their mobile data due to a lack of awareness about threats — or by placing a higher priority on getting products to market. The … Read more...

Cisco: This VPN bug has a 10 out of 10 severity rating, so patch it now

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The researcher who found the flaw will be telling the world how to exploit it this weekend.

Cisco has warned customers using its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software to patch a dangerous VPN bug that a researcher will be revealing how to exploit this weekend.

Cisco’s ASA operating system for its network security devices has a severe double-free vulnerability in … Read more...