THE MAVERICK BLOG

Cyber threat intelligence & musings on emerging threats

The Cost of Reaction Continues To Rise – 14OCT14

On Wednesday, Ponemon Institute will release its annual Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime. According to a DarkReading.com article on the subject of the report, it states that the cost to clean up a cyber incident has increased 23% over 2013. Twenty-three percent. The report …

Maverick Cyber Musings: Digital Ignorance – 03OCT14

A recent article in CSO Online citing American Youth as ‘clueless’ on cyber got me thinking about an issue that has been bugging me for a decade. We are becoming a nation of “users”. Read the latest installment of Maverick Cyber Musings here. Maverick-Cyber-Musings—Digital-Ignorance_…

OAuth & OpenID Security Vulnerability – 03MAY14

What It Is A serious security flaw has been discovered in the popular open-source authorization and authentication services, OAuth 2.0 and OpenID. The vulnerability allows an attacker to use a covert redirect technique within the login system that could compromise sensitive user data or r…