Social Engineering

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Are the websites you’re using tracking what you type?

Source - http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/12/17/are-the-websites-youre-using-tracking-what-you-type/ Backspacing, the select all/delete, hitting cancel or whatever it takes to avoid telling the world whatever it was that you typed may have been logged. Self-Censorship on Facebook (PDF), that describes a study conducted by two Facebook researchers said they used code they had embedded in the web pages to determine if anything had been typed into the forms in which we compose status updates or comment on people's posts. If the content wasn't shared within 10 minutes, it was marked as self-censored. Acording to Facebook: "the things you explicitly choose not to share aren't entirely private." Facebook spent [...]

MongoHQ Hacked

This goes to show that application dev is not necessarily the biggest risk.  Information Security isn't tied to any single domain of IT or business.  It's a complex relationship between every aspect. http://techcrunch.com/2013/10/29/hosting-service-mongohq-suffers-major-security-breach-that-explains-buffers-hack-over-the-weekend/ http://security.mongohq.com/notice

Phishing With Linkedin’s Intro

In the everchanging landscape of social media, the latest 'features' can often be the newest vulnerabilities.  Social engineering techniques have become very sophisticated, and can be a real problem for enterprises.  Take the recent changes to LinkedIn and the threat they post in the form of phishing emails: http://jordan-wright.github.io/blog/2013/10/26/phishing-with-linkedins-intro/ Are your end users' prepared to spot a well crafted spear phishing email like this?  We can help you find out. [av_button label='Find Out How' link='page,1298' link_target='_blank' color='theme-color' custom_bg='#444444' custom_font='#ffffff' size='small' position='right' icon_select='no' icon='ue800' font='entypo-fontello']