Apple, again, having to defend it’s decision not to include backdoors in Apple products to Justice Department

Right now, the US Justice Department is trying to compel Apple to help them in break into an Apple device to assist in the investigation into the Pensacola terrorist attack. They [the Justice Department] also want Apple to include backdoors in their products moving forward to make it easier for law enforcement and other government […]

Almost 20 million records exposed in breach affecting Quest and LabCorp

Executive Summary Financial, healthcare and other personal / private information is a treasure trove for criminals and the proliferation of online records (payment, healthcare, etc.) and data sharing between entities (e.g., web portals for accessing healthcare records, payment portals for both B2B and B2C payment processing, etc.) gives these criminals countless opportunities to find data […]

New malware currently targeting restaurants. What you need to know before it targets your industry.

According to this article from Threatpost, a new malware nicknamed FIN7 is using a new technique to spread and avoid detection. The malware is reportedly associated with the Carbanak group and is targeting the restaurant industry.  Considering it’s effectiveness though, it’s safe to assume that either this attacker will move to other industry verticals or […]

1 Million + Google Accounts Compromised

According to this article at Ars Technica and this one from Clark.com, attackers have compromised more than 1 million Google accounts using a new variant of the Ghost Push Android malware.  The malware ‘roots‘ vulnerable devices to gain elevated access and then downloads and installs additional malware. What do we know? Based on the information […]