As crimes of a virtual nature increasingly start to affect the daily lives of citizens, cities world over are joining forces and sharing practices and expertise in a bid to build their defences against invisible threats. Announced today in Singapore by the Rockefeller Foundation — amid 330 global contenders — London became one of 35 […]
by Pierluigi Paganini on December 6th, 2014 Social Login flaw Fb-Button The experts at IBM have found several problems in implementation of the social login authentication of several identity providers. The researchers at IBM’s X Force security discovered a way to gain access to Web accounts by exploiting misconfiguration in some social login services. Social […]
If you think it can’t happen to you, think again. Survey finds that almost 70 percent of respondents have faced at least one security breach in the past year, and yet they’re still not doing much about it. Awareness of the risk is high… VIEW PHOTO But as a strategic priority, reducing the risk […]
Romanian Researcher discovered that Skype application store sensitive User Data Unencrypted on a local database. A Romanian programmer at Hackyard Security Group, Dragoş Gaftoneanu,revealed through a blog post that the popular VOIP application Skype leaves its local database unencrypted. Unfortunately the problem is very common, many applications, especially mobile apps, don’t encrypt application data exposing user’s information to serious risks for their privacy.