This week’s tip is about not ignoring security warnings—especially those for SHA-1.
A corporate data breach will make the news, but they are not the largest percent of businesses being targeted. 70% of cybercrimes that resulted in data breaches targeted small businesses.
Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting articles that appeared this week on the subject of SSL Certificates and Internet security. Patch Bash NOW: ‘Shell Shock’ bug blasts OS X, Linux systems wide open This article, one of many on the topic this week, provides information about the newly-discovered “Shell Shock” bug […]
Here’s a quick rundown of the most interesting articles across the Internet this week on the topic of SSL and network security. Firefox sneaks out an “inbetweener” update This week Firefox put out a “point release” to address some security issues, according to Paul Ducklin of nakedsecurity.com. Of the three fixes, one relates to SSL […]
Where is your home network vulnerable? Discover common vulnerabilities in your home network by thinking like a burglar.
The AOSP browser in pre-4.4 Android devices contains a vulnerability that allows hackers to see the contents of other web pages that are open during a browser session. This vulnerability affects a huge number of Android devices in use right now, and there is even a Metasploit module to exploit it. “This is a privacy […]
Penetration testing is to data security what a sparring session is to a boxer and coach. Pentesting is necessary for strengthening a network’s security.
Here is a compilation of some of the more interesting news articles this week on the topic of SSL Certificates and Internet security. CERT/CC Enumerates Android App SSL Validation Failures At threatpost.com, Michael Mimoso takes a look at work being done by researcher Will Dormann at the CERT Coordination Center at the Software Engineering Institute […]
EV Code Signing Certificates, along with MS SmartScreen technology, protect users from downloading infected applications and malware.