Image: Sergey Nivens/Adobe Stock Open directories are a severe security threat to organizations as they might leak sensitive data, intellectual property or technical data that could allow an attacker to compromise the entire system. According to new research from Censys, an internet intelligence platform, more than 2,000 TB of unprotected . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin We’ve written about the uncertainty of Apple’s security update process many times before. We’ve had urgent updates accompanied by email notifications that warned us of zero-day bugs that needed fixing right away, because crooks were already onto them… …but without even the vaguest description of what sort . . . Read more
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