Cyber Security News and Breakthroughs From American Technology Solutions

WhatsApp Downplays Damage of a Group Invite Bug

Research that claims WhatsApp’s group messaging feature can be compromised by an attacker is being called into question by WhatsApp and the developer of the underlying messaging technology. Last week, a team of researchers from Germany’s Ruhr University Bochum...

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How to set up 2FA on your Facebook account

by Maria Varmazis As Facebook continues to embed itself into the fabric of our social and online lives – or, perhaps it’s more correct to say, as we let Facebook continue to embed itself in our lives – it’s increasingly important that we keep our accounts safe from...

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More SCADA app vulnerabilities found

by John E Dunn A big motivation for pulling software apart to find security flaws is the idealistic hope that developers will get the message and do a better job next time. But what happens if they don’t? It’s something that must have researchers at security...

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New EU Privacy Laws Will Complicate B2B Data Sharing

NEW YORK – United States companies doing business abroad are grumbling over new European privacy laws set to take effect in less than one year. The EU privacy rules are far more stringent than U.S. laws, and are meant to give consumers the upper hand when it comes to...

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Cybersecurity Training Nonexistent at One-Third of SMBs

But nearly half of US SMBs in a new survey would be willing to participate in security awareness training at their workplace - even if it was optional. Employees at small-to midsized (SMB) organizations often do not receive any form of cybersecurity awareness...

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Next-Gen Cyber Security is About Big Profits not IT Budgets

One of challenges of cyber security at the CXO executive level is that legacy cyber security solutions have historically been seen as just an expense for the most part.   However, next-generation solutions are poised to become one of biggest profit opportunities for...

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