This month we have seen mobile and smart devices become a key topic of discussion. With the Chinese company Tencent exposing flaws in the Qualcomm chipsets found in most android devices today, we must remember to stay vigilant in monitoring who and what our devices are connected to.
AccumeView: Executive Cybersecurity Pulse
Perspective: State of the Marketplace
Dropbox has uncovered a staggering 264 vulnerabilities that were discovered during a bug-hunting event. Fortunately this event was sponsored by them specifically for the purpose of finding and remediating security vulnerabilities.
Computer hardware manufacturer ASUS was the victim of a sophisticated attack that left backdoor malware embedded in their update software.
California is proposing an update to their data breach notification law. When California State Bill 1386 went into effect in 2003, it was country’s first data breach notification legislation.
Perspective: Time for a Better Mouse Trap
If your institution uses Microsoft Exchange 2013 or newer, be aware that there is a new vulnerability that requires attention. Hackers have been able to leverage an NTLM authentication function to perform relay attacks using the Exchange Web Services (EWS) interface.