Mobile Security

Apple Updates Security to Stop Potential WiFi Attack Background: Apple has issued critical security patches for iOS devices and for Macintosh computers to defend a potential hacker attack that could come remotely via Wi-Fi. The dangerous vulnerability, called Broadpwn, had been exposed by a security researcher Nitay Artenstein of Exodus Intelligence, who indicated that a malicious hacker could compromise devices through a[…]

Petya Cyber Attack and The Importance of Firewalls

Petya Cyber Attack Background: News reports continue to roll in about the latest massive global ransomware attack. This time, the payload appears to be a ransomware called Petya 2.0. SonicWall Capture Labs identified the original Petya variants in 2016. However, this time it appears to be delivered by Eternal Blue, one of the exploits that[…]