Caution: Misuse of security tools can turn against you

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:34:57 +0000

If not implemented correctly, the very security tools we use to keep our information private may actually cause data leaks themselves. We outline a few cases and provide suggestions for researchers and security admins.

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ShadowBrokers fails to collect 1M bitcoins – releases stolen information

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:49:20 +0000

ShadowBrokers finally made good on their promise to release the decryption key to unlock the stolen ‘auction’ file purportedly filled with NSA hacking tools.

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3 Steps To Take For Social Media Account Security

Credit to Author: Mark Nunnikhoven (Vice President, Cloud Research)| Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:57:57 +0000

Social media is a tough place for companies. That’s understandable. The idea of connecting people to each other breaks down when one of those people is a major multi-national brand. But there is a place on social for companies and when it’s handled well, it’s amazing. Unfortunately, as much as positive examples show personality and…

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Staying safe online on Valentine’s Day

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:00:48 +0000

We give some advice on how to steer clear of scams and other bad things on Valentine’s Day. Everything from social engineering and bots to revenge porn and money mules are covered.

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