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Swiss banking software has Swiss cheese security, says Rapid7

Rapid7 has gone public with news of an e-commerce SQL injection vulnerability, saying it couldn’t raise a response from the vendor. The software in question, SmartVista, is an e-commerce and financial product from BPC Banking, and in this post, Rapid7 says it told the company about the issue

iPhone X Face ID Security Details Revealed on New Apple Page Addressing Privacy Concerns

HIGHLIGHTS There have been worries about how much to trust Face ID The company’s first public demo of Face ID didn’t go that smoothly The information collected by Face ID won’t leave your device Apple released more details about the iPhone X’s Face ID feature when it published a new

SOFTWARE HAS A SERIOUS SUPPLY-CHAIN SECURITY PROBLEM

THE WARNINGS CONSUMERS hear from information security pros tend to focus on trust: Don’t click web links or attachments from an untrusted sender. Only install applications from a trusted source or from a trusted app store. But lately, devious hackers have been targeting their attacks further up the software supply chain,

VMware Puts Security at the Heart of its Software

On Monday, VMware will launch a new product to protect its core software from cyber threats. Bullet-proofing corporate data from cybersecurity threats has become top priority for Fortune 500 companies in the wake of Wannacry ransomware and other attacks of the past year. The goal of the new AppDefense software,

Xiaomi counters reports of security leaks in MIUI operating system

Xiaomi has countered reports of major security leaks in its flagship OS MIUI after internet security service provider eScan reportedly found critical flaws in system apps. What are the flaws? The first flaw pertains to Mi-Mover, an in-built app used to transfer files, apps and settings from an

Demand for security gadgets shoots up after trader’s murder

Taking no chances: CC cameras on display at a shop in Visakhapatnam .   | Photo Credit: C.V.Subrahmanyam  Enquiries pouring in from residents, says a shop owner Post the sensational murder of businessman Vikram Dhamija and attack on his wife and his driver at their apartment on Beach

Netgear Arlo Pro Wireless Weatherproof Security Camera Launched in India

HIGHLIGHTS Netgear Arlo Pro comes with two-way audio and night vision Motion detection and app support are included as well You get seven days of recording on the cloud for free Netgear has launched the Netgear Arlo Pro smart camera for home security in India. Netgear calls

Microsoft: Windows 7 can’t keep up with security needs

Microsoft Germany blasts its own operating system for being ‘outdated’ Despite being three years away from the end of its lifecycle, Windows 7 is no longer fit for business use, according to Microsoft Germany. The company’s German division yesterday said Windows 7, which will receive regular security

This security threat has hit almost half of UK businesses and it will get worse

A new piece of research has found that approaching half of all businesses have been hit by aransomware attack over the last year. The study from Malwarebytes questioned over 500 IT leaders from companies across the UK and Germany, as well as Canada and the US, and

Microsoft is boosting security through Windows 10 hardware

The burden of Microsoft’s efforts to secure Windows 10 is now falling on PC, tablet and smartphone makers. Microsoft is making a hardware-based security feature called TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 2.0 a minimum requirement on most Windows 10 devices. Starting July 28, the company will require device