Online security experts vpnMentor have investigated the accessibility of Amazon Echo by hacking into one unsuspecting family’s device, highlighting how easily it could be tampered with.
Wireshark is a must-have (and free) network protocol analyzer for any security professional or systems administrator. It's like Jaws, only for packets.
The phenomenally damaging cyberattack on British Airways last week saw the haemorrhaging of information from over 385,000 transactions, credit card and personal details included.
Earlier this week high street retailer Superdrug was contacted by a lone hacker claiming that they had stolen the personal information of up to 20,000 customers and demanded a ransom in exchange for the information. This included customers' names, addresses, and other personal details, but no payment or card information.
Whether you need a pentesting team, a bug bounty program, or a vulnerability disclosure plan, several crowdsourcing platforms can take the risk and pain from the process.
The FTC and DOJ are pushing companies to provide a means for good-faith security researchers to report bugs and put effective processes in place to act on those reports.
Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.