CISA Hacked and over 70m files leaked online from AT&T database

In February of this year, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revealed that its systems had been compromised by hackers, exploiting vulnerabilities within Ivanti products utilized by the federal agency. According to a CISA spokesperson, flaws within Ivanti Connect Secure and Ivanti Policy Secure Gateways are being actively exploited by hackers. Businesses employing these […]

QR Codes are a Security Blindspot

By Mary Blackowiak, Director of Product Management and Development, AT&T Business Whether at the grocery store, eating dinner at a restaurant, locating a gate at the airport, gaining entry to an event, or even watching TV—QR codes are popping up everywhere. They have established themselves as a quick and practical substitute for paper, allowing people […]

DHS issues security alert against US Mobile Carriers

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a warning that the phones sold by popular US telecom carriers are deeply flawed and could unknowingly expose sensitive data to hackers. This includes those running Android and a few iOS devices- which strictly indicate that those from the Apple iPhone series are also flawed. A research […]

AT&T to buy Cyber Threat detection company Alienvault

AT&T has released an official press statement yesterday which says that it has acquired San Mateo based Cyber Threat Detection Company ‘Alienvault’. The financial details of the deal are yet to be disclosed, but sources say that the telecommunication giant grabbed the firm for a double-digit figure in millions. From the beginning of this year, […]

US Government to build 5G Network to Protect against Chinese Cyber Threats

The US government under the leadership and guidance of Donald Trump is planning to build a 5G network in a hope that the latest architecture will keep Chinese spying bots at bay. In October last year, White House officials learned from a CIA report that Chinese Intelligence is capable of listening to phone calls and […]

Wireless Carriers of United States unite on Mobile Security Solutions

In order to address major issues related to mobile security, four major US Wireless Carriers- Verizon Communications, AT&T, Sprint Corp and T Mobile have decided to team up to provide a new method of securing mobile solutions through Mobile Authentication Taskforce. Currently, all the above specified 4 companies hold a ZACKS Rank of 3. Zacks […]

AT&T strengthens Internet of Things (IoT) offerings with Gemalto’s remote subscription management solution

 Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying AT&T with a remote subscription management solution that will help enable its customers to deploy new and highly secure IoT applications in the U.S. and globally. Gemalto’s LinqUS On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) subscription management solution and GSMA M2M 3.1 compliant Embedded SIMs (eSIMs) will […]

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