Category: Cybersecurity

Real-Time Attacks Against Two-Factor Authentication

From Schneier on Security:   Attackers are targeting two-factor authentication systems: Attackers working on behalf of the Iranian government collected detailed information on targets and used that knowledge to write spear-phishing emails that were tailored to the targets’ level of operational security, researchers with security firm Certfa Lab said in

Recode Daily: Facebook wants you to buy — and watch — HBO on Facebook

From Recode – Security:   Plus: Apple expands to Austin, Texas; spam-scammers send thousands of bomb threats that result in evacuations nationwide; log on the fire fill me with desire … Amazon officially killed the five-year Whole Foods-Instacart delivery partnership. Instacart will begin pulling the first group of 1,415 workers

The economics of vulnerability disclosure

From ENISA:   In addition, the report addresses economic factors, incentives and motivations that influence the behaviour of the different vulnerability disclosure actors, as well as two case studies of recently disclosed high-profile vulnerabilities that illustrate how the process occurs. The full report can be accessed here. The analysis presented