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How consumers are embracing IoT

A CSG survey, which polled more than 2,000 consumers between the ages of 18 and 64, evaluated consumer understanding, usage and sentiment about current and future IoT applications. By 2030, it is projected that 125 billion connected devices will be part of our daily lives. With the coming rollout of 5G connectivity, the age of […]

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RIG EK Still Makes Waves, This Time with a Stealthy Backdoor

The main purpose of Grobios malware is to help attacker establish a strong, persistent foothold in a victim’s system, in order to drop additional payloads later.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/rig-ek-still-makes-waves-this-time-with-a-stealthy-backdoor/

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Achieving Effective Application Security in a Cloud Generation

Today’s modern applications are designed for scale and performance. To achieve this performance, many of these deployments are hosted on public cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) for their benefit of elasticity and speed of deployment. The challenge is that effectively securing cloud hosted applications to date […]

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Phishing Spy Campaign Targets Top Mideast Officials

Researchers have discovered a set of custom surveillanceware tools being deployed against Android and iOS devices primarily in the Middle East.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/phishing-spy-campaign-targets-top-mideast-officials/

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Mexico’s Banking System Sees $18M Siphoned Off in Phantom Transactions

Sources said the funds were diverted to fraudulent accounts in a coordinated heist that involved hundreds of wire transfers and on-the-ground accomplices.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/mexicos-banking-system-sees-18m-siphoned-off-in-phantom-transactions/

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