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Researchers spot first Android malware to exploit a recently patched Toast vulnerability [Read More]
Google released its November 2017 set of security patches for Android to address 31 vulnerabilities, 9 of which are remote code execution issues rated Critical severity. [Read More]
Avira launches SafeThings, a new solution designed to help ISPs and manufacturers build security into home routers [Read More]
Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro exploits earn hackers more than $500,000 at the Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 competition [Read More]
Apple has released a set of security patches for its products, including fixes for Wi-Fi vulnerabilities disclosed in mid October that could be exploited as part of a novel attack technique called KRACK. [Read More]
White hat hackers demonstrated exploits on Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro at Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 and earned $350,000 [Read More]
Some industrial networking devices are also vulnerable to KRACK Wi-Fi attacks, including from Cisco, Rockwell and Sierra Wireless [Read More]
LokiBot Android banking trojan turns into ransomware if users try to remove it. The gang behind the attack has made more than $1.5 million [Read More]
Study shows one-third of industrial networks are accessible from the Internet and 10% of OT networks are already infected with malware [Read More]
Google is offering a bonus of $1,000 to researchers who find serious vulnerabilities in select Android apps present on Google Play [Read More]

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Adam Ely's picture
CISOs are notoriously disliked. Trying to protect company, customer and employee data often means having to say “no” to new projects and implementations. This does not earn you many friends.
Ryan Naraine's picture
John Hultquist, Manager of Cyber Espionage Threat Intelligence at ISIGHT Partners, joins the podcast to talk about "NEWSCASTER," a cyber espionage operation that uses fictitious social media accounts to launch attacks.
Danelle Au's picture
Enterprises must find the right balance to deliver a mobile security environment that meets productivity and flexibility needs without putting devices, apps, or data at risk.
Ryan Naraine's picture
In this podcast, Richard Boscovich, assistant general counsel in the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, talks about the new Microsoft Cybercrime Center and the ongoing battle to stop the proliferation of botnets around the world.
Wade Williamson's picture
If you are going to analyze network traffic for hidden malware or look for anomalous behaviors that indicate an infection, you should be sure to include mobile devices and mobile malware in your efforts.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Vinnie Liu from Bishop Fox joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to warn businesses about the security risks associated with the new LinkedIn Intro application.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Security is a creature of habit. Security likes things to stay the same. Change brings chaos. Chaos is bad for security. But, we can help control the security of our environment by following good security habits.
Torsten George's picture
Many security experts believe the next wave of enterprise hacking will be carried out via the mobile channel. What steps can be taken to maintain the productivity gains and cost-savings associated with BYOD, while proactively managing and mitigating security risks associated with this practice?
Ryan Naraine's picture
Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab's global research and analysis team talks about the global implications of the Icefog APT campaign and discloses that a major command-and-control shutdown is currently underway.
Michael Callahan's picture
The problem with this Internet of Things is that the manufacturers of "smart" devices are not always as concerned about security as we end-users might want them to be.