Welcome to The Dashlane Tech Check for February 10, 2017! I’ll help you catch up on Dashlane-related news and the big news in the tech industry. And just for fun, I’ll include a useful lifehack that will keep you safe and secure all year long. What in the (Security) World? Here’s what made headlines this
Welcome to the Dashlane Tech Check for January 6, 2017! I’ll help you catch up on all Dashlane-related news and the latest buzz about password managers, digital security, identity, and more! At the end of each weekly post, I’ll also include a useful life hack that will keep you safe and secure all year long. With that said,
A cyber security researcher on a jet hacks into flight controls via its in-flight information system.
A practical joker cracks the code for programming electronic highway road signs.
An organized crime group hides drugs in an ocean shipper’s legitimate cargo and uses hackers to gain data needed to steal the cargo containers in port.
A cybercriminal gains access to a railroad’s signaling system by pretending to be a rail company executive and sending out bogus emails to other employees.
Each of these scenarios demonstrates what happens when a cybersecurity vulnerability common in transportation and other critical infrastructure systems is discovered and abused: a weak password. The first three actually occurred; the fourth is a terrifying possibility.
It’s that special time of year where ghouls and goblins roam the streets, hidden creatures go bump in the night, and ghastly cyber criminals sneak upon you when you least expect it.
If you’re looking for something to truly scare your socks off, check out these terrifying cyber threats that will send a tingling chill down your spine. 👻Continue Reading →