In a country that claims to be at the forefront of digitization and data security, the criminals managed to access the database of thousands of customers of the company Vastaamo after detecting vulnerabilities in their system.
As a result, Google and the phone-makers eventually have to cut support for older handsets, usually once a device gets to be two or three years old.Those handsets then will no longer receive security updates meaning that when a threat is detected on that phone, it simply won't be fixed.
“I used to sell mostly cameras, but in last few years it’s more detection devices,” said Jill Johnston, chief executive of KJB Security Products in Nashville.Also popular are radio frequency, or R.F., detectors that can pick up signals emitted by surveillance devices.
Alex Heid, chief research and development officer at SecurityScorecard, has developed a simple method for detecting whether an Airbnb host is watching guests live on a hidden camera.Here's how to find out if your Airbnb host is discreetly watching you on a live security camera.
There is no doubt that facial recognition systems have greatly improved the accuracy and efficiency of security verification processes while reducing labour costs, as the technology excels at detecting small but unique facial features that would be overlooked by human eyes.
"The idea behind this work is to be able to circumvent security systems that use a person detector to generate an alarm when a person enters the view of a camera," explained Wiebe Van Ranst, a PhD researcher at KU Leuven, in an email to The Register .
Nest Guard Nest Google says that "the microphone has never been on and is only activated when users specifically enable the option." Read more: Google is reabsorbing Nest, the smart home company it bought for $3.2 billion in 2014 It also said the microphone was originally included in the Nest Guard for the possibility of adding new security features down the line, like the ability to detect broken glass.
“While it’s important that individual web users have strong, secure logins, the onus is on the businesses to detect and block malicious bot traffic before large-scale password hacks can occur.” The breach is yet another reminder that the best way to protect your privacy is to use a password manager and two-factor authentication, said Bill Evans, a vice president at California security firm One Identity.
Potential attackers could view and change private information in flight bookings made by millions of customers of major international airlines because of a security issue in the Amadeus online booking system found by Safety Detective's Noam Rotem.
iBorderCtrl provides a unified solution with aim to speed up the border crossing at the EU external borders and at the same time enhance the security and confidence regarding border control checks by bringing together many state of the art technologies (hardware and software) ranging from biometric verification, automated deception detection, document authentication and risk assessment.
Therefore, development and security teams can no longer overlook known security vulnerabilities in open source components. To combat vulnerabilities, many rely on platforms such as WhiteSource, an open source security management solution, which detects known vulnerabilities in real-time through the SDLC, including post-deployment.