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Software Security Trends

Researchers predict software security will continue to struggle to keep up with cloud and IoT in the new year. IT security professionals have largely spent the year managing a once-in-a-generation workforce shift from office to home in 2020.…
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U.S. Government Issues Urgent Warning of DNS Attacks

An emergency directive from the Department of Homeland Security provides “required actions” for U.S. government agencies to prevent widespread DNS hijacking attacks. The Department of Homeland Security is ordering all federal agencies…
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How Web Apps Can Turn Browser Extensions Into Backdoors

Researchers show how rogue web applications can be used to attack vulnerable browser extensions in a hack that gives adversaries access to private user data. Researchers have added another reason to be suspicious of web browser extensions.…

PHISHING BIGGEST THREAT TO GOOGLE ACCOUNT SECURITY

Last year may have been mostly about ransomware, but it’s difficult to forget the billion or so passwords that were spilled in high-profile breaches and credential leaks. Google and researchers from the University of California Berkeley…