The IronBox Team Blog

Zoom Zero-Day Exploit for $500k? Seems about right …

Check out this article from SecureWorld about Zoom (video conferencing) zero-day exploits reportedly going $500k. https://www.secureworldexpo.com/industry-news/zoom-cybersecurity-zero-day-exploits Might seem absurd, but when I think about it — yeah, that’s worth it. So many people are using Zoom these days, imagine you

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Zoom Security Issues So Far

Here’s a article that tracks all Zoom security issues so far: https://www.cnet.com/news/zoom-every-security-issue-uncovered-in-the-video-chat-app. I have to say though, Zoom’s CEO, Eric Yuan, response has been pretty refreshing, a lot different from the typical response (deny, deny, threaten to take legal action,

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How to Protect Your Zoom Meetings

The latest types of “attacks” (more annoyances than attacks) is “Zoombombing”. These are things that malicious people are doing to disrupt other people’s Zoom meetings (showing explicit images, saying racist things, etc.). Check out Zoom’s security page, it’s got some

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IronBox DX Releasing Soon

Hello! Crazy times we live in (specifically referring to the COVID19 pandemic), hope everyone is safe and well wherever they are. Over the next few months a new version of the IronBox secure file transfer product (called IronBox DX) will

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Biggest (and Most Interesting) Hacks for 2019 So Far

Randomly came across this and well, you have to give it to the hackers. Each time the community comes up with some blue (defense) technology, malicious hackers come up with some new red (offensive) approach: https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-scariest-hacks-and-vulnerabilities-of-2019/ Enjoy, –Kevin

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3 out of 5 IT workers share sensitive information over email

Read this article https://www.zdnet.com/article/three-out-of-five-tech-workers-share-sensitive-information-by-email/ that indicated that 3 out of 5 IT workers share sensitive information over email (and by messaging). This is so spot on! I’ve seen insurance, legal, healthcare companies … and even once the management at a

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Lesson learned from Facebook storing user credentials in a plaintext password

Check out this story about Facebook storing millions of user credentials in a plaintext file: https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/21/facebook-plaintext-passwords Obviously this is a bad security practice, everyone makes mistakes (big and small). This story however stuck in the back of mind because lately I’ve

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How the US tracked down a the suspected WannaCry hacker

If you’re interested in what it takes to track down hackers, you’ll love this article: https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-us-authorities-tracked-down-the-north-korean-hacker-behind-wannacry Great investigative work, enjoy –Kevin

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GDPR – What IronBox is doing about it

IronBox has always taken the security and privacy of customer data very serious, and has consistently demonstrated this by exceeding industry standards. From day one, IronBox has taken the approach of only storing (and protecting) what is necessary for the

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How download your Facebook data

You’ve probably heard about the trouble Facebook is in these days regarding the Cambridge Analytica user data “breach of trust”, and now there’s a story about Facebook (for Android users using Messenger) recording your call logs: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/facebook-confirms-it-records-call-history-stoking-privacy-furor-n860006 If you want to

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