Analysis

Cisco issues critical security warnings on SD-WAN, DNA Center

Vulnerabilities to Cisco's SD-WAN and DNA Center software top a list of nearly 30 security advisories issued by the company.

What the latest iOS passcode hack means for you

Cellebrite, an Israeli-based forensics company, claims it has advanced its hacking technology to include Apple's iOS 12.3 and 'high-end Android' devices.

Why the Huawei ban is bad for security

Many believe the ban on exporting U.S. technology to Chinese company Huawei could hurt American tech vendors and do little to mitigate supply chain threats.

Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

Cisco, at its Cisco Live customer event this week, took aim at that requirement by telling customers it added support for the company’s cloud-based security gateway platform – known as Umbrella -- to its SD-WAN software offerings.

Juniper: Security could help drive interest in SDN

Juniper finds that enterprise interest in software-defined networking (SDN) is influenced by other factors, including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Cisco to buy IoT security, management firm Sentryo

Buying Sentryo will give Cisco support for anomaly and real-time threat detection for the industrial internet of things.

Mozilla makes anti-tracking the Firefox default

The Enhanced Tracking Protection technology, which Mozilla has been talking up since 2015, is part of Firefox 67.0.1.

From phish to network compromise in two hours: How Carbanak operates

Cybercriminal group Carbanak has stolen hundreds of millions of dollars from financial institutions. Here's a detailed analysis by Bitdefender of an attack on one bank.

Phishing attacks that bypass 2-factor authentication are now easier to execute

Researchers released two tools--Muraen and NecroBrowser--that automate phishing attacks that can bypass 2FA. Most defenses won't stop them.

Building walls or breaking barriers: How to secure digital government

Digital governments need to balance strong security with easy access, officials from the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Local Government Association and Norfolk County Council explained at the Digital Government conference in London last week.

Cisco security spotlights Microsoft Office 365 e-mail phishing increase

The leading e-mail service— in Microsoft’s Office 365 package – seems to be getting the most attention from those attackers hellbent on stealing enterprise data or your private information via phishing attacks.

2016 election hacking in Florida: Russian emails, hidden tracks

The Mueller Report says the Russians planted malware on at least one Florida county system, and Florida's governor announces that two counties were hacked in 2016. Experts believe the problem could be bigger.