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Information security news develops and moves at a blistering pace. Blink and you might miss it.
That’s precisely why we’ve developed The InfoSecond, a new weekly series dedicated to recapping the week’s best stories in brief so you can be best prepared to tackle the myriad of challenges that could impact your enterprise each week. The series will consist of weekly articles, video, and audio (podcast coming soon) on news around mobile and cyber security – and everything in between – enabling you to rapidly digest critical information in the format that works best for you.
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The InfoSecond, Week of May 9: Massive Email Hack, Browser Wars and More
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We’re making cybersecurity news great again with this week’s edition of the InfoSecond.
In this episode, we delve into the massive global email hack that may impact hundreds of millions of users, highlight ways organizations can make sure they’re getting the most out of pen tests, investigate a new malware that is using Windows ‘God Mode’ against users and explore a change at the top of the desktop browser market.
In Case You Missed It
Massive Global Email Hack: Security news over the past few days has largely centered on a massive email hack impacting hundreds of millions of people around the world. A database containing the email addresses and passwords of over 272 million Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, and Mail.ru users was being offered on the Dark Web for less than $1. While a security firm did ultimately manage to acquire the database, this incident serves as an important reminder to use complex passwords and to change them from time to time.
How to Make the Most of Your Pen Test: If your organization wants to get more out of penetration tests, it’s important to focus not only on the results of the test itself, but also to carefully observe and learn from the process as it unfolds. A thorough debrief involving your team, incident responders and decision makers will help you reduce your time to insight, accelerate learning, and increase experience.
Malware Exploiting Windows ‘God Mode’: A devious new malware has discovered a way to exploit Windows God Mode in order to gain access and control over an infected user’s computer. While this malware is difficult to delete, there are a few steps that can be taken to remove the exploit from the infected device.
Chrome Dethrones Explorer: After many years as the king of desktop browsers, Internet Explorer has finally been usurped by Google Chrome, whose 4