Antone Gonsalves


What to do in the aftermath of the JPMorgan breach

The compromise of 10s of millions of JPMorgan Chase accounts poses the greatest risk of phishing attacks on consumers and small businesses.

Did researchers help hackers in releasing USB drive exploit?

The debate over when security researchers should expose serious vulnerabilities has been rekindled with the recent release of exploit tools for a flaw in USB flash drive firmware.

Android browser flaw found to leak data

A security researcher has found another flaw in the Android browser that a cybercriminal could use to steal sensitive data.

Young adults clueless on cybersecurity profession

The cybersecurity profession and its role in keeping the Internet safe is lost among young adults, who are therefore less likely to pursue a career in the field, a survey shows.

Shellshock attackers targeting NAS devices

Researchers have discovered hackers trying to exploit the Shellshock Bash vulnerability to compromise network attached storage devices in universities in the U.S., Japan and Korea.

Six key defenses against Shellshock attacks

The number of attempts by hackers to compromise computers through the Shellshock vulnerability is rising, but companies have options for defending against attackers.

VoIP phone systems at risk of Shellshock Bash attacks

The Shellshock Bash bug was found in a typical voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone system, opening up the possibility that many more of the business communication systems could be vulnerable if attacked.

iPhone 6 fingerprint scanner found accurate enough for Apple Pay

Apple's iPhone 6 fingerprint scanner has a level of accuracy that makes it a solid authentication tool for people planning to use the smartphone in place of a credit card for in-store purchases, research shows.

Here are the limits of Apple's iOS 8 privacy features

Apple's new passcode-based encryption for the iPhone and iPad can be circumvented and provides only limited protection to data.

Why CSO pay is too low in San Francisco, New York

Among six major U.S. cities, CSOs are paid the most in San Francisco and New York, but factoring in the cost of living makes Denver and Chicago the best bang-for-the-buck places.

Citadel financial malware used in attacking petrochemical companies

A Citadel variant has been used against several Middle Eastern petrochemical companies, marking the first time the financial malware has been found in targeted attacks against companies.

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