26M Texts Exposed in Poorly Secured Vovox Database

The server, which lacked password protection, contained tens of millions of SMS messages, two-factor codes, shipping alerts, and other user data.

95% of Organizations Have Cultural Issues Around Cybersecurity

Very few organizations have yet baked cybersecurity into their corporate DNA, research finds.

95% of Organizations Have Cultural Issues Around Cybersecurity

Very few organizations have yet baked cybersecurity into their corporate DNA, research finds.

AI Poised to Drive New Wave of Exploits

Criminals are ready to use AI to dramatically speed the process of finding zero-day vulnerabilities in systems.

Black Hat Europe Speaker Q&A: SoarTech’s Fernando Maymi on ‘Synthetic Humans’

Ahead of his Black Hat Europe appearance, SoarTech's Fernando Maymi explains how and why synthetic humans are critical to the future of cybersecurity.

Amid calls for a Windows bug status dashboard, Microsoft belatedly agrees to build one

A Windows expert this week urged Microsoft to put its money where its mouth is and produce a status dashboard or website that reports and tracks problems with the operating system.

Coincidentally or not, on Wednesday Microsoft said it would launch a "Windows update status dashboard," but did not name a timetable except for a broad "in the coming year."

"I can go to this page and see if something happening with Office 365 is just a me thing or if everyone else is seeing the same," said Susan Bradley in a Nov. 13 email reply to questions, referring to the Office 365 Admin Center. (Note: Only those with administrative credentials have access; it's not meant to provide information to end users.) "(But) if I want to find out if something is a known issue with Windows 10, I have to dig through - and monitor for changes - these pages," she continued, listing two separate support documents for one such known issue.

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Amid calls for a Windows bug status dashboard, Microsoft belatedly agrees to build one

A Windows expert this week urged Microsoft to put its money where its mouth is and produce a status dashboard or website that reports and tracks problems with the operating system.

Coincidentally or not, on Wednesday Microsoft said it would launch a "Windows update status dashboard," but did not name a timetable except for a broad "in the coming year."

"I can go to this page and see if something happening with Office 365 is just a me thing or if everyone else is seeing the same," said Susan Bradley in a Nov. 13 email reply to questions, referring to the Office 365 Admin Center. (Note: Only those with administrative credentials have access; it's not meant to provide information to end users.) "(But) if I want to find out if something is a known issue with Windows 10, I have to dig through - and monitor for changes - these pages," she continued, listing two separate support documents for one such known issue.

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7 Free (or Cheap) Ways to Increase Your Cybersecurity Knowledge

Building cybersecurity skills is a must; paying a lot for the education is optional. Here are seven options for increasing knowledge without depleting a budget.

Congress Passes Bill to Create New Federal Cybersecurity Agency

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act now headed to President Trump for signing into law.

Congress Passes Bill to Create New Federal Cybersecurity Agency

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act now headed to President Trump for signing into law.