Posts by Arden Rubens:

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A Simple Coding Error Put Millions of Smartphone Users at Risk: What You Need to Know

Nov 15, 2017 By Arden Rubens | As many as 180 million smartphone users are at risk of having texts and calls hijacked by hackers – all due to a simple coding error in at least 685 different mobile apps. A warning was released by the cybersecurity firm Appthority late last week. According to Appthority, the vulnerability (known as Eavesdropper) could let hackers inside an app to access confidential knowledge, without the user knowing.  

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October 2017: Top Hacks and Breaches [INFOGRAPHIC]

Nov 02, 2017 By Arden Rubens | Another month, another absurd amount of data breached. The start of October saw an update in one of the most notorious data breaches of all time: Yahoo said in a statement that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in data breach which occurred in 2013. This tripled the original number of thought accounts breached, which already holds the record of data breached.

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South Africa’s Biggest Data Breach: What You Need To Know

Oct 23, 2017 By Arden Rubens | A trove of data containing the personal information of more than 60 million South African citizens has been breached in the biggest data breach to hit South Africa. The breach was discovered by security researcher and creator of Have I Been Pwned, Troy Hunt.  

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Top Mobile Hacks of 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Oct 02, 2017 By Arden Rubens | Happy October! And we all know what that means… Cooler weather, fuzzy sweaters, pumpkin spiced everything, and National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). In honor of NCSAM, we’re taking a dive into the world of mobile and will be sharing ways to keep your developers #CyberAware so that you don’t fall victim to some of the threats, hacks, and breaches we’re discussing in this blog post.

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How You Can Be Coding Securely in JavaScript

Sep 18, 2017 By Arden Rubens | According to Stack Overflow’s annual Developer Survey, JavaScript dominates as the most commonly used programming language for the fifth year in a row and remains the #1 most popular language by occupation. With its top spot in the programming language world, it should come as no surprise that JavaScript is absolutely everywhere – from your servers to your smartphones.  

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The Equifax Data Breach: What You Need To Know

Sep 11, 2017 By Arden Rubens | All data breaches are bad, but this past Thursday the United States was shook by one of the biggest breaches the world has ever seen. Equifax, a credit monitoring company, disclosed that the breach of its system exposed the Social Security Numbers, driver’s licenses, phone numbers, birthdays and addresses of as many as 143 million Americans.  

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August 2017: Top Hacks and Breaches [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sep 04, 2017 By Arden Rubens | New research shows that at the end of 2016, predictions were being made that the amount of cyberattacks are set to double in 2017 – as we are inching towards the end of 2017, those predictions were made true. And then some. August proved to be a busy month, with cyberattacks hitting every sector and some big names across industries. Let’s take a closer look at the month of August in hacks and breaches.  

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A Closer Look: Securing with Jenkins

Aug 28, 2017 By Arden Rubens | Acclaimed by the DevOps world and best known as the leading open source automation server for continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD), Jenkins is a Java-based program designed to monitor a set of executions in a software environment. Jenkins allows developers to rapidly detect and resolve errors in the code base and boosts automated build testing.  

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Timeline: HBO’s Month of Hacks [INFOGRAPHIC]

Aug 21, 2017 By Arden Rubens | For the web is dark and filled with hackers…   Winter came for HBO at the start of August, as they were hit with hacks and data leaks (and a couple of their own mistakes). And as August progresses, we feel it’s safe to say that August marks the Long Night for the cable network, as every few days a new leak or development in the story makes headlines.  

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