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 …

Mobile Devices are Increasingly Infected with Malware and No One Seems to Notice

Mobile devices are increasingly likely to be infected with malware, especially in developing markets. The economic and technological gap that already exists between the social classes is being further widened by the COVID-19 pandemic. A 2021 report from Upstream shows that 16 percent of devices in markets like Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa and Thailand have processed fraudulent transactions from malware. …

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 U.S. Government’s Plan to Deter Cyberattacks

The total number of malware infections that occur in a given year has been on the rise for the last decade. Flash forward to 2018 and that number had climbed to an impressive 812.67 million. …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 …

The Executive Order that will Require Software Vendors to Notify Government of Cybersecurity Breaches

The Biden administration is planning to issue an executive order that will require many software vendors to provide notification when they experience a data breach, according to a recent draft. Reuters reported on March 25, 2021 that the order will affect companies whose customers include agencies of the federal government. The administration could issue the order as early as March …