Month: October 2016

VMware Urges Businesses To Stay Secure In An IoT-Enabled Virtual World

VMWORLD 2016: Digital transformation is exciting for many businesses, but VMware has made sure that security plays an integral role

According to Rajiv Ramaswami, VMware’s executive vice president and general manager of Networking & Security, the average cost of a data breach now stands at €4 million – a figure that could bankrupt many businesses.

Source: VMware Urges Businesses To Stay Secure In An IoT-Enabled Virtual World

Ops also the Trump Organization uses insecure e-mail serversSecurity Affairs

The irony of fate, now we are here discussing because also Trump’s staff has some problems with his email servers. According to the security researcher Kevin Beaumont, the Trump Organization’s mail servers run on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 version with Internet Information Server 6 that is no more supported by the company. The researchers also discovered that servers are configured with minimal security.

Source: Ops also the Trump Organization uses insecure e-mail serversSecurity Affairs

UK Police purchased IMSI-catcher technology for mobile surveillanceSecurity Affairs

Privacy advocates and rights groups are in revolt against the UK law enforcement that has purchased mobile phone snooping technology.The rights groups are protesting against the adoption of the IMSI-catcher technology that could be used for dragnet surveillance.The IMSI-catcher is a surveillance solution used for intercepting mobile phone traffic, calls, tracking movements of mobile phone users block phones from operating.

Source: UK Police purchased IMSI-catcher technology for mobile surveillanceSecurity Affairs

Europe to Push New Security Rules Amid IoT Mess — Krebs on Security

The European Commission is drafting new cybersecurity requirements to beef up security around so-called Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as Web-connected security cameras, routers and digital video recorders (DVRs). News of the expected proposal comes as security firms are warning that a great many IoT devices are equipped with little or no security protections.

Source: Europe to Push New Security Rules Amid IoT Mess — Krebs on Security