Report: Two new encryption standards will soon sweep away security controls

Security professionals must act before TLS 1.3 and DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) are implemented or they won’t be able to analyze network traffic and detect cyberthreats, warns Forrester Research. Read More

How to limit file upload size on NGINX to mitigate DoS attacks

If you have an NGINX site that must allow users to upload files, try this configuration to help prevent possible Denial-of-Service attacks. Read More

Android phones could spy on users via flaws in Qualcomm chip

Vulnerabilities were found in a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip that could let attackers obtain photos, videos, call recordings, and other data on Android phones, says Check Point Research. Read More

Hacked Data Broker Accounts Fueled Phony COVID Loans, Unemployment Claims

A group of thieves thought to be responsible for collecting millions in fraudulent small business loans and unemployment insurance benefits from COVID-19 economic relief efforts gathered personal data on people and businesses they were impersonating by leveraging several compromised accounts at a little-known U.S. consumer data broker, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.…

Incident Of The Week: Russia Utilizes Hacking 101 Strategies Toward Government A…

The Russian Hacker group Fancy Bear poses an ongoing threat to the 2020 US election. Known to sow discord and confusion through misinformation campaigns, the FBI warns that Fancy Bear has been ramping… Read More

Akana by Perforce Recognized For Being Well Suited For Coordinating API Strategy Across Large Diverse Enterprises and/or Federated Ecosystems

Akana Shows Strength in Delivery Management, Portal Customization, and Security Policy MINNEAPOLIS, August 6, 2020 – Akana by Perforce, an end-to-end API management solution for designing, implementing, securing, managing, monitoring, and publishing APIs, has been named a “Strong Performer” by Forrester Research, a leading research and advisory firm, in its…

FBI announcement on Windows 7 end of life prompts worry from security experts

Despite the FBI announcement, hospitals, schools, and government offices across the world still use Windows 7. Read More

COVID-19-related scams cost Americans more than $98 million since the start of 2020

Online shopping is the most prevalent type of scam with people losing nearly $14 million to date, according to FTC data. Read More

PayJunction Announces Payment Processing APIs to Help Software Developers Address COVID-19 Health Mandates

Developer APIs Limit Virus Exposure For Staff and Customers August 6, 2020 – Santa Barbara, CA – PayJunction, a leading developer of payment processing technology, has launched developer APIs to further enable its cloud-controlled and completely contactless payment solution. PayJunction’s ZeroTouch Terminal, officially launched in 2020, is the first solution…

Security analysts want more help from developers to improve DevSecOps

More training on security tools and better performance metrics can accomplish this, according to a new survey. Read More