Welcome to the latest roundup from our experts and thought leaders here at Foregenix, with latest news and unique insights from our team.
Are You Downloading Malware Through Your App Store?
Recently it appears that Google Play is in the news. Security researchers have discovered a strain of Android malware which keeps finding its way onto Google Play… Despite the store being “scrubbed” clean of infiltrated apps.It’s been said that... Read more
Data Breaches in NY have risen 40% Year on Year - What Does This Mean?
The New York Attorney General has been overwhelmed with the number of data breaches this year - 40% increase on the same time in 2015.What does this tell us?Is New York being singled out as a juicy target - being one of the key financial centres... Read more
Windows flaw lets hackers bypass application whitelists
A flaw in the Windows AppLocker feature, which lets administrators whitelist or blacklist applications, allows attackers to bypass AppLocker completely and run any application, even without administrator privileges.According to Casey Smith, who... Read more
New Magento SQL Vulnerability
Update! Update! Update!Yesterday Magento released a SQL vulnerability alert. It has been noted that the following third-party extensions/plug-ins are vulnerable:EM (Extreme Magento) Ajaxcart EM (Extreme Magento) Quickshop MD Quickview SmartWave... Read more
Why Recycling the Same Password for Everything is Bad Practice!
In early January, over 7 million user accounts belonging to members of the Minecraft community "Lifeboat" had been hacked. Lifeboat runs servers for custom, multiplayer environments for Minecraft Pocket edition - the smartphone version of the game... Read more
Empty DDoS threats cost businesses thousands
A group called the Armada Collective have been sending emails to businesses threatening them with Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks unless they pay a fee in bitcoins. The threat is that unless they pay, a huge DDoS attack will take... Read more
Time to change your Spotify password
Today it is Spotify's turn to be in the spotlight. Spotify is claiming that they have NOT been hacked, yet evidence seems to show that a reasonably large number of accounts have had unusual activity taking place. At the very least it seems that... Read more
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