Vendor Security Alliance formed to improve cybersecurity of third-party providers

A new security alliance is created to address concerns surrounding third-party providers who are associated with some of the biggest brands users trust. They aim to increase their compliance to cybersecurity standards and lessen the risks they may pose on businesses.

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COMELEC breach data released online, fully searchable

The COMELEC hack, which involved a breach of up to 55 million people’s personal information in the Philippines, is now fully searchable.

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First Mac ransomware spotted

The first Mac ransomware, called KeRanger, was found infecting the Transmission BitTorrent client and will begin encrypting hard drives today!

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App Update Tool Could Endanger iOS Users

Some iOS developers are integrating an update library called JSPatch, used for delivering faster updates to their apps. That’s a great idea, but unfortunately, there are some serious security concerns involved.

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Introducing the Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware Beta

For the last four years, ransomware has evolved into one of the biggest threats to cyber security that I’ve seen in a long time. Names like CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, and CTBLocker keep average computer users and IT security Jedis alike up at night. For good reason: Ransomware is cunning, effective, and proliferating, and the cyber security industry hasn’t really had an answer for it. But we’ve got one now.

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