Founded in 2017, the Pasadena, California-based firm provides organizations with privacy, cybersecurity, and optimization solutions for PC, Mac, and mobile devices. The firm offers software and services tailored for consumers and small businesses and has a global presence in 33 countries, claiming to have more than one million customers. Additionally, RealDefense offers an M&A playbook…

Yesterday, Apple News announced it had disabled the channel of Fast Company, a US-based business magazine, after surprised Twitter users reported it was tweeting offensive comments. Fast Company was hacked on Sunday, September 25. The attacker responsible modified article titles to obscene and racist things: “Hacked by Vinny Troia. [redacted] tongue my [redacted]”, one title…

Thousands of customer-facing Android and iOS mobile apps — including banking apps — have been found to contain hardcoded Amazon Web Services (AWS) credentials that would allow cyberattackers to steal sensitive information from corporate clouds. Symantec researchers uncovered 1,859 business apps that use hardcoded AWS credentials, specifically access tokens. Of these, three-quarters (77%) contain valid…

Some mobile applications use built-in browsers to allow users to quickly access third-party websites. Other apps include a browser to load their own resources, which may be needed to perform various activities. However, these internal browsers could also pose security and privacy risks. Researcher Felix Krause published a blog post earlier this month claiming that…

Talon Cyber Security introduced TalonWork Mobile, a version of its TalonWork browser made specifically for mobile endpoints. With TalonWork Mobile, customers can extend secure access and control to the mobile endpoints that are used to connect to corporate resources and data, yet are historically unmanaged by organizations. Talon is the first secure enterprise browser provider…

Apple today announced a new feature called Lockdown Mode that automatically locks down any system functionality that could be hijacked by even the most sophisticated, state-sponsored mercenary spyware to compromise a user device. While Apple acknowledged in its statement announcing the initiative that the number of users who might need Lockdown Mode is small, protecting…