This week’s Threatpost News Wrap Podcast recaps the ROCA, KRACK and Boundhook attacks, as well as the release of Google Advanced Protection for Gmail.
Experts applaud a new Google service, Advanced Protection, which beefs up account password protection and limits access to a user’s Gmail and Drive.
Hyatt said its payment systems have been breached, exposing credit card data from 41 hotels in 11 countries between March and July this year.
A popular porn site is used by KovCoreG Group to launch multiple malvertising campaigns exposing millions to fake browser updates and malware.
Researchers uncover a misconfigured Elasticsearch database, exposing data tied to NFL players and their agents.
During the Virus Bulletin closing keynote, Brian Honan urged the security industry to share more, victim-shame less and work harder to establish trust.
Yahoo on Tuesday released an update to its 2013 breach, notifying users that all 3 billion accounts in existence at the time were compromised.
What’s safer? Using a numeric PIN code to unlock your Android smartphone or relying on a finger squiggle? The answer might surprise you.
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The Equifax data breach saga so far, a Google HTTPS warnings paper, cryptocurrency mining at the Pirate Bay, and bringing machine learning to passwords are all discussed.