Don’t get burnt by the Firefox

Beware: Critical vulnerability discovered in Mozilla Firefox browser

What happened? On 29th of January Mozilla developer, Johann Hofmann reported that unsanitized output in the browser UI could lead to arbitrary code execution. On January 30th, Mozilla has released a security update to address a vulnerability (CVE-2018-5124) in Firefox. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. Read an article about the …

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Smart home security: what you should know?

By Kestas Malakauskas Home automation is the future. Smart thermostats and lighting systems make your home look and feel just right. Smart refrigerator orders food while you enjoy a lazy night in with a selection of movies, picked to fit your mood. All of that is already a reality or just a few years away. How to make sure that …

Why you shouldn’t trust two factor authentication

On June 26th Wired shared: Since two-factor authentication became the norm for web services that care about securing your accounts, it’s started to feel like a security blanket, an extra layer keeping your data safe no matter whether your password is as strong as 8$&]$@I)9[P&4^s or as dumb as dadada. Two-factor authentication (2FA) works by generating a temporary code, which …

Lawyers: how you can protect yourself from hackers

The National Law Review called 2016: “the year of the breach,” with headlines regularly proclaiming a new hack or attack on a law firm. It’s is because law firms and lawyers are privy to sensitive information. They are entrusted with the personal data and intellectual property of their clients. A breach of security can lead to business downtime, denial of …

Benefits of Connected Home Devices and Security Systems

Young people today do not know just how good they have when it comes to all the technological wonders available in the world. For those of an older generation, it can often feel as though we are living in a world of The Jetsons or Star Trek.  Almost everyone is online through their computers, tablets, smartphones, or a plethora of …

Beyond The Basics of Business Internet Security

Homeowners are learning all about the Internet of Things, or IoT, very rapidly. Walk into any home improvement store, and you see household control systems, smart lightbulbs and thermostats, and automated security systems. Of course, this does not mean that the IoT ends there, and there are wearables of all kinds (like fitness bands), mobile devices, cameras (including SLR with …