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Online Safety at Work: Our Collective Responsibility

Your organization’s online safety and security are a responsibility every employee shares.  Today all workplaces face the growing risk of cyberattacks. No matter where you are employed – whether it’s at corporate headquarters, a downtown restaurant, hospital, government agency or school ‒ online safety and security are a responsibility we all share. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are more than 30 million small businesses nationwide. These organizations have a

Facebook Password Stealing Apps Found on Android Play Store

Even after many efforts made by Google last year, malicious apps always somehow manage to make their ways into Google app store. Security researchers have now discovered a new piece of malware, dubbed GhostTeam, in at least 56 applications on Google Play Store that is designed to steal Facebook login credentials and aggressively display pop-up advertisements to users. Discovered independently by two cybersecurity firms, Trend Micro and Avast, the malicious apps disguise as various

Muslim Activists Hacked Isis Mailing List Hours After Terrorists Claimed it was Unhackable

Muslim hackers have attacked Isis’s propaganda network and published a list of almost 2,000 subscribers’ email addresses in the latest blow to the online “caliphate”. After numerous cyber attacks and official takedowns targeting its Amaq “news agency”, Isis issued a message on Friday night claiming it had increased security. “In response to recent events, we have imposed more stringent security measures on our systems,” said the email in Arabic. “We can now handle

iPhone Apps With Camera Permissions Can Secretly Take Your Photos Without You Noticing

Are you a proud iPhone owner? If yes, this could freak you up. Trust me! Your iPhone has a serious privacy concern that allows iOS app developers to take your photographs and record your live video using both front and back camera—all without any notification or your consent. This alarming privacy concern in Apple’s mobile operating system was highlighted by an Austrian developer and Google engineer, Felix Krause, who detailed

Artificial Intelligence Are Smart

SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk’s description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.  Tesla CEO Elon Musk has received a lot of criticism recently for saying at the National Governors Association meeting, “AI is a fundamental existential risk for human civilization, and I don’t think people fully appreciate that.” Musk also referred to artificial intelligence (AI) technology as “the scariest problem” and called for government regulation.

Simple Exploit Allows Attackers to Modify Email Content Even After It's Sent

Security researchers are warning of a new, easy-to-exploit email trick that could allow an attacker to turn a seemingly benign email into a malicious one after it has already been delivered to your email inbox. Dubbed Ropemaker (stands for Remotely Originated Post-delivery Email Manipulation Attacks Keeping Email Risky), the trick was uncovered by Francisco Ribeiro, the researcher at email and cloud security firm Mimecast. A successful exploitation of the Ropemaker attack could allow an