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Security researchers at Proofpoint call attention to the discovery of a commercial red-teaming attack tool called Nighthawk, warning that the command-and-control framework is likely to be abused by threat actors. [Read More]
Investors pour $65 million into an early-stage Israeli startup building technology to help businesses manage secrets like credentials, certificates and keys. [Read More]
Google is getting ready for the rollout of Android Privacy Sandbox, a new feature meant to provide more private advertising on mobile devices. [Read More]
Bishop Fox has raised more than $154 million in lifetime funding to build and market technology for continuous attack surface management. [Read More]
Cybersecurity researchers said they have found evidence of Chinese spyware in Uyghur-language apps that can track the location and harvest the data of Uyghurs living in China and abroad. [Read More]
Google handed out a $70,000 bug bounty reward to security researcher David Schutz for reporting an Android lock screen bypass vulnerability. [Read More]
Google has detailed an exploit chain believed to be used by a spyware vendor to target Samsung phones. [Read More]
Redmond warns that China-based nation state threat actors are taking advantage of a one-year-old law to “stockpile” zero-days for use in sustained malware attacks. [Read More]
UK opposition politicians called for an investigation after a newspaper reported that suspected Kremlin agents had hacked ex-Prime Minister Liz Truss's cell phone when she was foreign minister. [Read More]
Apple confirms the active exploitation of CVE-2022-42827, warning in a barebones advisory that the flaw exposes iPhones and iPads to arbitrary code execution attacks. [Read More]

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Preston Hogue's picture
Telecom service providers need protections for everything from their back-end networks to cell towers to billions of devices in users’ hands.
Seema Haji's picture
Enormous bandwidth increases of 5G, the rapid expansion of edge computing and countless new IoT devices introduce risk despite their intended benefit.
Laurence Pitt's picture
As we continue to increase our dependency on communications networks and technologies to move tremendous amounts of data, we open up greater potential for serious disaster should they be compromised.
John Maddison's picture
There are three basic security components that every organization with an open BYOD strategy needs to be familiar with.
Laurence Pitt's picture
By paying just a bit more attention to the permissions you are allowing on your phone or computer, you could protect yourself from a much more significant headache down the road.
Alastair Paterson's picture
While less powerful than desktops and servers used for this purpose, more Android devices exist, and they are often less protected and, thus, more easily accessible.
Scott Simkin's picture
Users, networks and applications can – and should— exist everywhere, which puts new burdens on security teams to protect them in the same way as the traditional perimeter.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By understanding what’s up with your mobile apps, you can mitigate the digital risk to your organization, employees and customers.
Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.