When you forget your Gmail password, and have two factor authentication (2FA) enabled, Google will SMS or call you with a six to eight digit code. You enter the code (Google calls this 2-step verification) and gain access to your account.
A honeypot is a system designed to lure hackers into revealing their origins and techniques, and they're used by security researchers and corporate IT alike.
In organizations where threat intelligence isn’t regularly incorporated in patch prioritization, this vulnerability will likely remain unpatched.
The target scope of Shadow crane's campaigns appears to primarily focus on victims in China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, India and the DPRK - particularly those involved in the government, think tanks, media, academia and NGO sectors.
New report from Risk Based Security shows a downward trend in number breaches and exposed records, Unclear if privacy regulations like GDPR are having an effect.
Security In Depth’s Michael Connory hacked his first computer, an IBM System/370 mainframe, when he was 12 years old. There were games on the machine that he wanted to play.
A highly targeted form of phishing, spear phishing involves bespoke emails being sent to well-researched victims. It is hard to spot without close inspection and difficult to stop with technical controls alone.