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Commerce imposes prohibitions on TikTok, WeChat

After previously expressing support for Oracle’s planned partnering with TikTok, the Trump administration took a step back from the deal Friday with the Commerce Department putting prohibitions on transactions related to the video-sharing platform and, separately, on the mobile communications app WeChat, both owned by Chinese companies. President Trump had said at a Wednesday news…
APTs/cyberespionage, Corporate News, Government, Privacy & Compliance News and Analysis, Security News

Oracle will inherit TikTok security, privacy headaches

By partnering with the popular Chinese videosharing platform TikTok, Oracle will inherit a laundry list of security and privacy issues once the deal is approved, as soon as Sept. 20, by TikTok parent company ByteDance. TikTok boasts 100 million users in the U.S. and 689 million globally. Earlier this year President Trump threatened to ban…
Security News

Threat gardening: What CISOs can learn from ‘mystery seeds’

In July, thousands of Americans started to complain about unsolicited packages of seeds mailed from China. And despite not knowing exactly what the seeds were, and holding suspicions that something nefarious was afoot, many recipients planted them. The parallels between the mystery seeds and phishing attacks are unmistakable and can serve as a cautionary tale…
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Adapt remote security practices to today’s digital reality at home

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work. It’s a new remote reality that will likely have a lasting impact, well beyond when quarantines are lifted. Companies must quickly evolve, adapt and improve Remote Security (RemoteSec) practices to ensure that the new environment remains both protected and productive. Consider the risks. Businesses were a…
Coronavirus, Data Breach, Phishing, Privacy & Compliance News and Analysis, Security News

Corporate VPNs in danger as vishing attacks target home workers

Multiple hacking gangs are preying on remote workforces and corporate VPNs through vishing attacks that are more efficient, dangerous and ubiquitous than ever, prompting the U.S. government to issue both a warning and advice on how to thwart them. “The news has spread throughout the hacker community and multiple groups are now doing this,” said…
Perspectives

How COVID-19 pushed companies towards a mobile security strategy

At the start of 2020, many organizations were already focused on protecting their mobile employees – whether they were business travelers or the occasional employee working from home. COVID-19 changed the game. Entire workforces have been forced to work remotely. Many had already made the transition to only using smartphones and tablets for work. Others…
Perspectives

Lock down home workers with a mix of tech tools and policies

Security pros face unending attacks and challenges as they try to maintain business continuity while employees work-from-home. Now that the majority of the staff works beyond the network perimeter, the escalating threats are real, driving opportunistic threat actors to ramp up their phishing efforts. For example, Google found earlier this year that 18 million phishing…
Perspectives

Give employees the right tools to defend against phishing attacks

There’s a direct correlation between data breaches and sophisticated phishing attacks. Stolen records are sold on the dark web, and then cross-referenced and merged with personal information from previous breaches. Notable data theft events from Equifax and EDGAR have made it easier for criminals to launch targeted phishing campaigns against high-value organizations. To protect against…
Cybercrime, Ransomware, Security News, Website/Web Server Security

Avon attackers may have exploited unprotected web server

An openly accessible web server has emerged as a possible attack vector used by cybercriminals in a reported ransomware incident that affected personal care and beauty marketer Avon Products last June. Researchers from Safety Detectives today announced its discovery of a U.S.-based Avon.com server that was not defended by a password, leaving it accessible to…
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