As Equifax — and American consumers — still grapple with the fallout from the company's recent massive data breach, one security researcher claims they told Equifax about the vulnerability last year, months before the breach occurred. The security researcher — who requested anonymity — told Motherboard it only took hours...
Recently, Google announced its Advanced Protection Program, a security protocol designed to protect the accounts of users considered to be high-risk targets for cyberattacks, including journalists, activists and public officials. Users who wish to join the program must use a physical Bluetooth or USB key, in addition to a...
Amazon already has a quick, direct line to the front doors of its Prime customers. Now the company wants to enter those front doors, as well. https://youtu.be/wn7DBdaUNLA Today Amazon announced Amazon Key, a new service for Prime members that allows couriers to unlock a customer's front door and place packages inside....
A new release which includes analysis from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI has revealed details on "advanced persistent threat actions" which are targeting agencies in the "energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors." The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued the alert, which claims...
In the recent Equifax breach, more than 140 million people had their personal information compromised, including names, birthdays, social security numbers and addresses. But Equifax’s security lapse has merely been the most prominent in a string of high-profile data breaches this year. And this problem isn't exactly new. Digital Guardian groups...