Maria Korolov

Contributing Writer

Maria Korolov has been covering emerging technology and emerging markets for the past twenty years. She has reported from Russia, India, and Afghanistan, and recently returned to the United States after running a news bureau in China for five years

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6 lessons from Venmo’s lax approach to API security

6 lessons from Venmo’s lax approach to API security

Cyber criminals are targeting application programming interfaces to steal sensitive data. Recent exposures and hacks at companies like Venmo, Facebook and Google present lessons to improve API security.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What you need to know to be compliant

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What you need to know to be compliant

California's new privacy law, AB 375, might not burden security as much as the GDPR, but details are subject to change.

How to close SIEM visibility gaps created by legacy apps

How to close SIEM visibility gaps created by legacy apps

It's often difficult to make log files and other data from legacy applications accessible to security information and event management systems. Here are some options for improving visibility.

What is a botnet? When armies of infected IoT devices attack

What is a botnet? When armies of infected IoT devices attack

A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices that an attacker has compromised. Commonly used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, botnets can also take advantage of their collective computing power to send large...

4 security concerns for low-code and no-code development

4 security concerns for low-code and no-code development

Low code does not mean low risk. By allowing more people in an enterprise to develop applications, low-code development creates new vulnerabilities and can hide problems from security.

6 ways malware can bypass endpoint protection

6 ways malware can bypass endpoint protection

Breaches from attacks that defeat or run around endpoint protection measures are on the rise. Here's how attackers do it.

How First Citrus Bank got rid of employee passwords

How First Citrus Bank got rid of employee passwords

The Florida bank rolled out passwordless authentication in February that relies on device biometrics of their smartphones.

What is GPS spoofing? And how you can defend against it

What is GPS spoofing? And how you can defend against it

The U.S. Global Positioning System, part of a network of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), is vulnerable to attacks that could disrupt many industries. Here's how it works and what you can do to mitigate its risk.

Google expands cloud security capabilities, including simpler configuration

Google expands cloud security capabilities, including simpler configuration

New tools and services will help make it easier for enterprises to manage security with Google products as well as with Amazon and in their own private clouds and applications.

What is AI fuzzing? And why it may be the next big cybersecurity threat

What is AI fuzzing? And why it may be the next big cybersecurity threat

Pairing artificial intelligence or machine learning with traditional fuzzing techniques creates a powerful tool to find application or system vulnerabilities — for both researchers and cyber criminals.

What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security

What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security

In the arms race between white and black hats, the infosec industry looks to quantum cryptography and quantum key distribution (QKD). That may be just part of the answer, however.

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