Smashing Security podcast #181: Anti-cybercrime ads, tricky tracing, and a 5G Bioshield

Police are hoping to stop kids becoming cybercriminals by bombarding them with Google Ads, phishers rub their hands in glee at the NHS track and trace service, and just how does a nano-layer of quantum holographic catalyzer technology make a USB stick … Continue reading Smashing Security podcast #181: Anti-cybercrime ads, tricky tracing, and a 5G Bioshield

Google updates anti-phishing tools by streamlining iOS capabilities

Google is making it easier to use physical security keys on iOS devices. The company says that Apple product owners will now be able to use Titan Security Keys, which fend off phishing and other threats, on personal and professional Google accounts. Google’s Advanced Protection Program, dedicated to protecting users at risk of targeted malicious software attacks, announced the update in a blog post Wednesday. It’s the latest move from Google to expand protection after the Advanced Protection Program unit said in January that users could utilize iPhone or Android devices as a unique security key to access their accounts. Now, by using near-field communication protocols, users should be able to sign in by tapping a security key on the back of an iPhone. “This capability….simplifies your security key experience on compatible iOS devices and allows you to use more types of security keys for your Google Account and the […]

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Enterprise Mobile Phishing Attacks Skyrocket Amidst Pandemic

Increase of 37 percent from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 attributed to creation of remote workforce due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. Continue reading Enterprise Mobile Phishing Attacks Skyrocket Amidst Pandemic

Things to keep in mind when downloading apps from G Suite Marketplace

Security researchers have tested nearly 1,000 enterprise apps offered on Google’s G Suite Marketplace and discovered that many ask for permission to access to user data via Google APIs as well as to communicate with (sometimes undisclosed) extern… Continue reading Things to keep in mind when downloading apps from G Suite Marketplace