‘Malvertisements’ hitting the big time

It used to be that the only dangerous ads were the ones delivered to your email inbox. But now attackers are finding ways to sneak malicious ads – or ‘malvertisements’ – onto even legitimate websites. 

Trust in the cloud takes a nose-dive as adoption rises

Executives are in deeper with the cloud than ever before. But a recent survey shows that they’re not as trusting of the security it provides as they once were. 

App developers earn a ‘D’ in security

Whether you build apps in-house or purchase from outside, you’re going to want to see the results of a recent study by Aspect Security. 

With cloud apps, confusion abounds

IT has its hands full managing cloud apps, according to a recent survey – especially because there could be a major disconnect between IT’s knowledge of apps in the organization and reality. 

Lawsuit: Did company spy on former user’s iPhone?

When an employee links a personal account to a company iPhone, who is responsible for removing it when the user leaves the company? A court recently weighed in.

eBay sellers attempt to steal log-ins: What to tell your users

Cross-site scripting attacks, one of the most common tactics for hacking accounts, were recently found on eBay, one of the largest online retailers out there. Here’s how to keep your users safe – no matter which sites they’re on. 

Outsourcing leads to 18-month-long data breach

Using outside vendors to help manage systems is a way of life for many companies. But a recent data breach shows this practice could put companies and their customers at serious risk. 

Getting more bang for your security buck: 3 keys

Security budgets are tricky to manage: Chances are you’re spending more than you’d like, and that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re getting all you need from it. 

Rounding up mobile threats: Android vulnerable, millions of devices infected

While the media at large focuses on Apple’s iOS 8, new iPhones and smart watches, there’s been some bad news on the mobile security front yet again. Some highlights: A major Android flaw, and news that 15 million devices could be infected with mobile malware.

Adobe releases 8 critical patches: Top priority

Software company Adobe missed its deadline for releasing security patches last Tuesday, and with good reason – they had several security issues to fix. IT pros, take note.