The GDPR came into effect last year in May. Since then, there have been many changes, with the most serious and obvious in daily surfing being the cookie banners that are now appearing everywhere. Another innovation is the right of access to personal data by users. Three studies now show that this attack allows attackers to steal data. GDPiRate was created by our founder Matteo Große-Kampmann.
Yesterday was an exciting day for IT security. A security vulnerability in WhatsApp Messenger was discovered, many patches were played out on Patch-Tuesday but the evening had a surprise for IT security. Four attacks on Intel processors were released at the same time.
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A Tweet of the Israel Defense Forces last weekend is representative for the change in warfare in cyberspace (cyberwar) and the real world. The supposed digital attack by Hamas was followed by a physical counterattack. It is the first case in which a cyber attack led to a direct, military counter-reaction instead of a digital counter-attack or “hack back”. [Read more…] about Cyberwar and its consequences
The Super-GAU for technology providers. A process does not run perfectly and then nothing works anymore. This happened to Mozilla with a certificate. A certificate was not renewed and there were problems with all Firefox add-ons. The certificate crash caused a lot of excitement. We explain what happened, what certificates are and if the problem is fixed.
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Live hacking is a great way to raise employee awareness in the short term and is great for starting an enterprise-wide awareness campaign. [Read more…] about How much does Live-Hacking cost?