An Attack that Strips Away SSL (https) Status

Malicious actors have been adding their own servers to the Tor network since January 2020, generally for the purpose of intercepting traffic from users accessing cryptocurrentcy sites. Once the attackers add a server to the network, they mark it as an exit relay. This action anonymizes the traffic passing through the affected server before it enters the public internet. The …

100 Million Android Users’ Data Affected with these Misconfigured Apps

Mobile app developers may have exposed the personal data of over 100 million Android users to malicious actors, according to Check Point Research (CPR). The app research firm discovered multiple vulnerabilities resulting from misconfigured third-party cloud services after examining 23 Android applications. The compromised personal data included chat messages, emails, geographic locations, passwords and photos. …Log into your iPressGo account …

To Pay or Not to Pay: That is the Question That Ransomware Victims Must Answer

Colonial Pipeline Company recently paid $4.4 million dollars to get its data back after a ransomware attack, rekindling the debate of whether companies should give in to cybercriminals’ demands. Find out why some companies decide to pay the ransom while others do not. Most people never heard of the Colonial Pipeline Company before May 2021, even though it transports 45% …

Inundated with Robocalls? Relief Is on the Way

The number of illegal robocalls has risen dramatically in 2021. Fortunately, the TRACED Act is expected to provide relief. Learn about this legislation and discover what you can do until its effect is fully felt. …Log into your iPressGo account to read the full article.

The Security Risks Associated with Cookies

Cookies are a common target for hackers because they represent a major vulnerability in web applications. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a traditional approach to solving this problem, but it’s becoming less effective as attackers devise ways of defeating it. Web developers are using new methods like Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) to defend against modern attacks in the current cloud and …

Is Your Company Using a FortiOS SSL VPN? Make Sure It Is Updated

Virtual private networks (VPNs) let remote employees securely connect to their companies’ networks. However, companies using Fortinet’s FortiOS SSL VPNs might be putting their networks at risk. Discover why using FortiOS SSL VPNs can be risky and what all companies need to do to protect their VPNs, no matter what kind of VPN they are using. …Log into your iPressGo …

The Apple iOS Update Everyone is Talking About

It’s always exciting whenever Apple releases a new update for the iOS operating system. One of the biggest features to debut alongside iOS 14.0 back in the fall were widgets – tiles that you could use to further customize your “Home” screen and get important information at a glance. …Log into your iPressGo account to read the full article.

The “Android Update” that’s actually Malware

Researchers at Zimperium zLabs have discovered a sophisticated Android app that masquerades as a software update. It appears to be an update for the Android mobile operating system (OS), but it actually exfiltrates data about users and their mobile devices. This malware is similar to other Android apps that Google discovered in its Play Store during early March 2021, which …