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Researchers have intercepted a destructive wiper malware dubbed "AcidRain" that is hitting routers and modems with digital breadcrumbs suggesting a link to the devastating Viasat hack that took down wind turbines in Germany. [Read More]
Mobile security firm Zimperium will be acquired for roughly $525 million by Liberty Strategic Capital, the private equity firm founded by Steven T. Mnuchin, former Treasury Secretary under President Donald Trump. [Read More]
An early-stage startup selling a security-themed browser to businesses is a cybersecurity unicorn less than two months after emerging from stealth with $100 million in funding. [Read More]
Ransomware continues to expand with double-extortion now the standard; the malware-as-a-service model is now common; and criminals are increasingly ‘living off the land’, according to data from Red Canary. [Read More]
A cybersecurity startup is warning of a major, unattended weak link in the software supply chain: the vexing problem of secrets sprawl -- API keys, usernames and passwords, and security certificates -- exposing weaknesses in the software supply chain. [Read More]
Security and networking platform provider Todyl has raised $28 million in Series A funding led by Anthos Capital. [Read More]
SentinelOne has announced plans to spend $616 million to acquire Attivo Networks, a Silicon Valley startup that sells breach detection technology. [Read More]
Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity startup OneLayer has emerged from stealth mode with $8.2 million in funding to build security for private 5G networks [Read More]
The most serious is a critical-severity elevation of privilege issue in System that can be exploited without user interaction. [Read More]
NVIDIA confirms employee credentials were stolen during a cyberattack on February 23 and that the attackers have started leaking the information online. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.
Adam Ely's picture
Many of us create our own blind spots through assumption. Until we understand what is occurring on mobile devices, we cannot determine if our controls are effective at managing risk.
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.
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.