If your business has servers running versions 8.x, 7.x, or 6.x of the Drupal content management system, you may want to double-check that you’ve installed the most recent patch. Researchers with Netlab 360, a China-based cybersecurity company, have discovered that the Drupalgeddon2 (CVE-2018-7600) vulnerability is actively exploiting unpatched Web servers.
A new Pew Research Center report provides the results of surveys conducted following the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The surveys show that a majority of teens fear that a shooting will happen at their school, a feeling shared by their parents. The survey was conducted in March and […]
A new law taking effect this summer means Arizona employers will face more stringent requirements in the event of a breach of personal information (PI) of customers or employees.
A case brought against Microsoft in 2013 by the U.S. government has reached its conclusion today, as the Supreme Court declared the case moot. The preliminary opinion, published on April 17, 2018, follows the passage of the omnibus spending bill, which the president signed on March 23. Buried within the 2,232-page spending package was The […]
This has not been a great year for social media giant Facebook: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, congressional hearings over privacy practices, and the lead-up to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation rollout have thrust the company’s data collection practices into the spotlight. Not an enviable position for a company whose revenue model is based […]
As if you needed another reason to keep your kids away from your work-issued or small business machines. Cybersecurity firm Avast has discovered some basic, yet insidious, malware for the incredibly popular game Minecraft. According to its report, almost 50,000 accounts are infected.
On April 17, 2018, a group of 34 tech companies signed onto the Cybersecurity Tech Accord. A press release posted to the landing page of their website calls the pledge “a watershed agreement” among the companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, HP, and Nokia, to name a few. The accord is an attempt for these companies, whose […]
Silicon Valley, the epicenter of technology in the United States, was built upon, and still thrives on, open exchanges and disruptive thinking. These tenets are woven into the cultures of many workplaces and serve to foster radical innovation and attract the best talent they can. This was all brought into stark relief in the days […]
It appears that malware-infested Android apps are no longer relegated to third-party marketplaces. As reported by Dan Goodin with Ars Technica, Lookout Mobile Security discovered mobile advanced persistent threats (mAPTs) in three apps that were available from the Google Play marketplace. The malware found in these apps, which Goodin refers to as “nation-state style surveillance […]
Living up to a Security Code of Ethics is a big responsibility for security professionals who are faced with ethical dilemmas every day.