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1M Downloads Later, Google Pulls Phony WhatsApp From Google Play

An adware-laden phony WhatsApp download has been removed from Google Play and the developer’s account suspended, but not before it was downloaded one million times.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/1m-downloads-later-google-pulls-phony-whatsapp-from-google-play/

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Infosec expert viewpoint: Vulnerability patching

Vulnerability patching is one of the most useful and cost-effective methods to mitigate a plethora of security threats. Here’s what infosec experts think about the challenges related to patching systems, and how they see vulnerability patching evolve in the near future. They also give advice to enterprises looking to deploy a solution that makes vulnerability […]

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Modernizing cybersecurity training for the next generation

Equifax, Verizon, Molina Healthcare, Deloitte, Whole Foods, Wendy’s… it seems like every time we turn on the television another high-profile data breach is being reported. Despite an unprecedented number of security tools on the market, breaches are occurring at a record pace. According to the Identity Theft Research Center, the number of breaches for the […]

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The evolution of BYOD security in a mobile-first world

Bitglass’ research team surveyed 200 IT and security professionals at a national Gartner conference to learn more about the evolution of BYOD security in a mobile-first world. According to the research, one in four organizations lack some form of multi-factor authentication when securing BYOD, which is consistent with well-known enterprise security gaps. Using compromised passwords […]

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Data Pours from Cloud—And ‘The Enemy is Us’

Enterprises are grappling with widespread incidents of misconfigured servers leaking sensitive data to the public internet.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/data-pours-from-cloud-and-the-enemy-is-us/

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