Bloomberg alleges Huawei routers and network gear are backdoored

May 1, 2019

Vodafone, the largest mobile network operator in Europe, found backdoors in Huawei equipment between 2009 and 2011, reports Bloomberg. With these backdoors, Huawei could have gained unauthorized access to Vodafone’s “fixed-line network in Italy.” But Vodafone disagrees, saying that while […]

Nearly all 2020 presidential candidates aren’t using a basic email security feature

April 30, 2019

Three years after Russian hackers targeted and breached the email accounts of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, nearly all of the upcoming 2020 presidential candidates are still lagging in email security. New data out by Agari confirms just one presidential hopeful […]

Security flaws in banking apps expose data and source code

April 2, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Security vulnerabilities in the mobile applications of 30 financial services providers are putting the institutions and their customers at risk. Exposed source code, sensitive data, access to backend services via APIs and more have been uncovered after a researcher downloaded […]

Attacks & Breaches, Mobile Security, Security

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware

May 14, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company and a spyware technology dealer. A representative of […]

Networking Security, Policy, Security, State & Local

California’s new data privacy law could change the internet in the US

May 14, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

SAN FRANCISCO — California is embarking on a new era of privacy on the internet, and Xavier Becerra can’t stop thinking about the failed debut of Obamacare. Back in 2013, Becerra, then a Democratic congressman from Los Angeles, watched as […]

Federal, Policy

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store antitrust case

May 13, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 against Apple in a case involving its signature electronic marketplace, the App Store, allowing iPhone users to move forward with their suit against the company. The iPhone users argued that Apple’s 30% commission […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Adobe intros Commerce Cloud integrations with Google, Amazon and PayPal

May 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Adobe on Monday introduced a slew of new features for Commerce Cloud, including integrations with Google, Amazon and PayPal. The software giant said the latest batch of updates, timed to Adobe’s Imagine conference taking place this week, focuses on SMBs […]