Entries by Gabrielle Ladouceur Despins

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET researchers found an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group, an operator of targeted spyware attacks against journalists, activists and dissidents in the Middle East. With the launch of the Safer Kids online initiative, a guide to help parents protect their kids when they take selfie. The discovery of a serious vulnerability […]

Week in security

This week, we present an introduction to the MITRE ATT&CK framework, the review of the mobile threats and vulnerabilities detected for mobile during the first half of 2019, and Firefox 69 new features. An introduction to the MITRE ATT&CK framework and how it can help organize and classify various types of threats and adversarial behaviors. […]

Firefox 69: Third‑Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptomining Now Blocked by Default

Firefox new Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) feature launched to all users of the browser to offer better privacy and protection from cryptojacjing. Protecting user’s privacy is a long-time preoccupation in IT security, and corporations are also taking action. We saw another example this week with Firefox Version 69.0. Since Tuesday September 3, third-party tracking cookies […]