Simple security plan for IoT devices

The next big wave of cyber attacks may come from the millions of Internet of Things devices out there. If you're making or deploying IoT devices you need to up your security plan. Security is not an add-on feature; it must be built into the foundation of any given device. The level of security held …

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NIST: SMS Authentication is not Secure.

Towards the end of July 2016, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) started the process of deprecating the use of SMS-based out-of-band authentication. Updated guidelines stated that SMS-based two-factor authentication is not secure and should be banned. It is not only insecure but also inconvenient for users, we will explain to you why …

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Support of JAVA and ActiveX stops

As we mentioned last year, well-known plugins such as JAVA will soon stop working in browsers. JAVA, ActiveX, embedded Flash, Silverlight and other plugin based technologies have been victims of some of the largest security threats on the internet in the last few years.(1) Some reports are even stating that JAVA is the biggest vulnerability for US …

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