‘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. 

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. 

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. 

Even rocket scientists can’t patch correctly

A recent report revealed several serious vulnerabilities in a government satellite system. How these vulnerabilities were racked up shows some very common mistakes companies make with their security. 

Shocker: Windows XP can still be very secure

When Microsoft cut off support for Windows XP, some companies weren’t willing or able to upgrade. A study of antivirus vendors finds that might not have been the fatal move that was predicted. 

Hacked? Many companies wouldn’t even know

It’s sad, but true: Many companies that fall victim to a cyberattack might not even know about it for a very long time. Some might never find out. 

Mobility boosts productivity, users foot the bill

A recent survey by Sage shows small and mid-size businesses mostly agree that a mobile workforce can improve productivity. These companies aren’t always footing the bill for these devices, however. 

Researcher shows why antivirus just won’t hack it anymore

Antivirus has been declared dead by pretty much everyone – including antivirus companies themselves. And new research may have just put the final nail in the coffin.