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Apple Advanced Data Protection
Apple unveils end-to-end encryption for iCloud backup, Photos, etc.

Apple is expanding end-to-end encryption options for users and finally offering E2EE for their iCloud backup. Advanced Data Protection for iCloud “iCloud already …

Microsoft
Microsoft adds default protection against RDP brute-force attacks

“Win11 builds now have a DEFAULT account lockout policy to mitigate RDP and other brute force password vectors,” David Weston of Enterprise and OS Security at …

GM Zola
GM, Zola customer accounts compromised through credential stuffing

Customers of automaker General Motors (GM) and wedding planning company Zola have had customer accounts compromised through credential stuffing, and the criminals have used …

account
Account pre-hijacking attacks possible on many online services

Online accounts getting hijacked and misused is an everyday occurrence, but did you know that account pre-hijacking attacks are also possible? Inspired by previous research on …

Itay Levy
Fraud detection is great, but you also need prevention

In this interview with Help Net Security, Itay Levy, CEO of Identiq, talks about the importance of fraud detection when it comes to protecting an organization but also its …

account
Unauthorized account openings increased by 21% in the last 12 months

Fifty-eight million consumers had a new account opened without their authorization in the last 12 months, a 21% increase compared to 2020, yet less than half of Americans know …

person
Credential exposure trends: You need a better password

SpyCloud researchers recovered more than 4.6 billion pieces of personally identifiable information and nearly 1.5 billion stolen account credentials from 854 breach sources in …

Office 365
Microsoft to alert enterprise security teams when nation-state attackers target their employees

Microsoft will introduce this month a new security alert that will notify enterprise security teams when an employee is being targeted by suspected nation-state attackers. The …

account
Microsoft advises users to stop using SMS- and voice-based MFA

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) that depends on one of the authentication factors being delivered via SMS and voice calls should be avoided, Alex Weinert, Director of …

account
As ATO attacks surge, consumers expect merchants to protect them from fraud

Attempted account takeover (ATO) attacks swelled 282 percent between Q2 2019 to Q2 2020, Sift reveals. Likewise, ATO rates for physical ecommerce businesses — those that sell …

Zoom 2FA
How to add 2FA to your Zoom account

Video conferencing platform Zoom is finally offering all users the option to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) to secure their accounts against credential stuffing …

shield
Application threats and security trends you need to know about

Applications are a gateway to valuable data, so it’s no wonder they are one of attackers’ preferred targets. And since modern applications aren’t a …

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