So, you’ve been working all year long and finally decided to go on a nice vacation, taking a couple of weeks away from home, office, and everything else? That’s great! Of course, you don’t want anything at all to go wrong with your hard-earned break. To avoid disappointments — or worse — down the road,…

New York City is one of those places that people from around the globe make a pilgrimage to see. During the holiday season, Radio City Music Hall and the tree at Rockefeller Center are traditions that many families do annually. Similarly, Madison Square Garden is a beacon for fans of sports and concerts. Unfortunately, the…

Show of hands—How many of you have heard someone say something like this: “You don’t need an extra firewall. The one that comes with Windows is sufficient for home users”. While this may be true for the default settings when it comes to protection, how many who have heard this remark are able to check…

Vulnerability assessment and identification strategies have evolved to include the concept of crowd sourced security testing through bug bounty programs. While bug bounty programs have been used for over 20 years, widespread adoption by enterprise organizations has just begun to take off within the last few. The bug bounty path, paved by tech giants, is…

Generally speaking, programs you don’t want — the bloatware that came with your computer or piggybacked on software updates, for example — often are not really dangerous. Nevertheless, they may be a drag in various ways, launching unwanted processes and slowing down your system, tracking your movements online and sending personal data to software developers….

A newly discovered zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player is being exploited by attackers in the wild. Adobe released a Security Bulletin (APSB16-36) yesterday which patches the vulnerability (CVE-2016-7855). The critical vulnerability affects Adobe Flash Player 23.0.0.185 and earlier versions for the following operating systems: Windows Mac Linux Chrome OS According to Adobe, an exploit…