- Saving Science
- Google (Waymo) technology misappropriation claim against Uber
- Ominous Trend in Cyberattacks by Foreign Powers
- Those ‘verification codes’ (for two-factor authentication) sent to your mobile phone via text messaging are vulnerable……….
- Cyber Risk – where to begin for small & mid-size firms
Monthly Archives: August 2016
There has been a dangerous escalation in the impact of cyberattacks over the last several years attributed to foreign state actors and their proxies. Attacks from these actors are termed Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs): highly competent, well funded and organized … Continue reading
Those ‘verification codes’ (for two-factor authentication) sent to your mobile phone via text messaging are vulnerable……….
There are known vulnerabilities in mobile phone networks that enable eavesdropping of voice and SMS (text) communications. What has changed: NIST issued a DRAFT publication that is now explicitly warning of this vulnerability (NIST Pub 800-63B, Sec. 188.8.131.52. Out of Band Verifiers). Also, … Continue reading