Make Sure to Update Your Apple Devices

More than 86% of the world’s iPhones can still be hacked with just a text.   At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is presenting multiple so-called “interaction-less” bugs in Apple’s iOS iMessage client that could be exploited to gain control of a user’s device.…

The Infrastructure Mess Causing Countless Internet Outages

The web is distributed, but it’s also interconnected. It needs to be so that data can move around worldwide without all being controlled by a single entity. So every time you load a website or send an email, BGP is the system responsible for optimizing the route that data takes across these sprawling, intertwined networks.…

Phishing Attacks And Other Threats On The Rise

A typical phishing email impersonates a well-known contact or trusted company to induce the recipient to click on an embedded link, with the ultimate goal of credential or credit card harvesting. During Q1 2019, FireEye saw these type of attacks increase by 17% over the prior quarter. The top spoofed brands across these activities included…

New Phishing Scam Asks You to Manage Your Undelivered Email

IBM X-Force reports: BleepingComputer published an article on a new phishing scam attempting to trick users into providing their Outlook Web App credentials. The body of the email claims that there are various messages that require user approval before delivering. Each email entry is accompanied by a link to release, whitelist, or deny the associated…