by John

Lookout mobile security company develops the Mobile Risk Matrix for looking at the spectrum of mobile security risks for your enterprise and to help in developing a comprehensive strategy. I think this basic framework could be extended to other areas, besides mobile.

Posted in Cool-Stuff, Risk Management

by John

Security researchers at Check Point have claimed that a single adware malware is infecting as many as 250 million PCs worldwide.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec

by John

In this WSJ article, the author posits: What is the greatest threat to liberty in America? Constitutional scholar Philip Hamburger responds: overreach and lack of oversight by the regulatory state or Deep State, where the Bill of Rights has been gutted and citizens have not guarantee of due process.

Posted in Law and Regulations

by John

Full data enrichment profiles for more than 200 million people have been placed up for sale on the Darknet. The person offering the files claims the data is from Experian, and is looking to get $600 for everything.

Details of this incident came to Salted Hash via the secure drop at Peerlyst, where someone uploaded details surrounding the sale and the data. The data were first vetted by the technical review board at Peerlyst, who confirmed its legitimacy. Once it was cleared by the technical team, a sample of the data was passed over to Salted Hash for additional verification and disclosure… Read More

Posted in Criminal, Infosec, Privacy

by John

Where are the biggest threats coming from?

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec, Nation State

by John

This week Microsoft released another Malware Protection Engine patch.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec