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What is a Man-In-The-Middle attack?

Samuel Metzler Consumer Protection, Data Breach, Security Threats

What is a Man-In-The-Middle attack?

Remember that episode of Spongebob Squarepants where the titular character and his best friend Patrick are sitting in their backyards passing messages through blowing bubbles? As usual, their antics bother their neighbor Squidward who decides to retaliate by popping their …

Without Server Certificate Validation, WPA2-Enterprise Isn’t Secure

Adam Security Threats

Without Server Certificate Validation, WPA2-Enterprise Isn’t Secure

Your users have strong, unique passwords, your networks are protected with WPA2-Enterprise encryption, and you use 802.1x for authentication. WPA2-Enterprise is the gold standard when it comes to security, so you should be safe right? Think again. Our experience helping …

Microsoft : PEAP-MSCHAPv2 Vulnerability Could Allow For Credential Theft

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Microsoft : PEAP-MSCHAPv2 Vulnerability Could Allow For Credential Theft

In 2013, Microsoft released a report of a known security vulnerability present within Wi-Fi authentication. The authentication protocol known as PEAP-MSCHAPv2, a widely supported standard, can be exploited to gain user login information from devices which are not properly configured …

Addressing Theft Threats From All Angles

Jake Ludin Security Threats

Addressing Theft Threats From All Angles

The looming threat of a data breach has influenced many organizations to step up the security protecting their wireless network. Organizations with personnel files, financial information, and other types of valuable data are a potential target for hackers, so many …

Credential theft of an SMB

Credential Theft Threats Facing SMBs

Jake Ludin Security Threats

Credential Theft Threats Facing SMBs

Data and credential theft have become an increasingly prevalent concern for SMBs as more attackers choose to target them. It’s common to hear about large scale hacks, such as Target, Yahoo, or Equifax, but far less frequently reported are attacks …

Samsung Keyboards Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Exploit

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Samsung Keyboards Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Exploit

During a presentation at BlackHat London in early June, a major vulnerability in software that comes bundled with Samsung phones was unveiled. The bug, uncovered by NowSecure researcher Ryan Welton, lets intruders hijack software updates for Swiftkey, the device’s default ...

Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

Adam Consumer Protection, Security Threats

Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

In a recent discovery by French researchers in conjunction with Microsoft Research, the SSL/TLS protocols used to encrypt connections between browsers and website servers were found to be vulnerable on a variety of commonly used operating systems and browsers, including …

POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

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POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

Earlier this month a newly discovered flaw was discovered by Google researchers that exploits an outdated encryption protocol, Secure Sockets Layer version 3 (SSLv3). SSLv3 protects secure web links and safeguards connections your browser makes to financial institutions, email providers …

Vulnerability found in an IoT thermostat

Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

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Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

  Can’t say we are all that surprised with yet another security vulnerability on an Internet of Things (IoT) device. Heatmiser, a UK manufacturer of digital thermostats, has issued a warning to its customers regarding its Wi-Fi enabled thermostats running …