How math and language can combine to map the globe and create strong passwords, using the power of 3 random words

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  The math of threes is surprisingly powerful. MicroStockHub/iStock via Getty Images Mary Lynn Reed, Rochester Institute of Technology It’s hard to imagine that three random words…

‘CryptoRom’ Crypto-Scam is Back via Side-Loaded Apps

Scammers are bypassing Apple’s App Store security, stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency from the unwitting, using the TestFlight and WebClips programs. For about a year now, crypto-traders and…

Free HermeticRansom Ransomware Decryptor Released

Cruddy cryptography means victims whose files have been encrypted by the Ukraine-tormenting ransomware can break the chains without paying extortionists. A free decryptor is out to unlock a ransomware found…

Flawed Encryption Feature Affected 100M Samsung Galaxy Phones

A team comprising Tel Aviv University’s academics disclosed details of a severe design flaw found in Samsung devices in mid-2021, which the company patched by October 2021. However, the details…

Ransomware in 2022: We're all screwed

Ransomware is now a primary threat for businesses, and with the past year or so considered the “golden era” for operators, cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new…

Singapore-South Korea digital economy deal to sync up on data, payments

Singapore has finalised negotiations with South Korea on a digital economy agreement that will see both nations collaborate across several areas, including cross-border online payments, data flows, cryptography, and artificial…

Singapore-UK digital economy pact to focus on cybersecurity, trade

Singapore and the UK have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy agreement that focuses on digital trade, data flows, and cybersecurity. Under the pact, both nations will look to…

Half of Websites Still Using Legacy Crypto Keys

Half of Websites Still Using Legacy Crypto Keys The internet is becoming more secure overall, but slightly more than half of websites' digital keys are still generated via legacy encryption…

Emotet’s Behavior & Spread Are Omens of Ransomware Attacks

The botnet, which resurfaced last month on the back of TrickBot, can now directly install Cobalt Strike on infected devices, giving threat actors direct access to targets. The rapid spread…

MI6 Boss: Digital Attack Surface Growing “Exponentially”

MI6 Boss: Digital Attack Surface Growing "Exponentially" One of the UK’s top spymasters has revealed that MI6 is pursuing partnerships with the technology industry to tackle the challenges posed by…