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SonicWall ships urgent patches for a critical flaw in its Global Management System (GMS) software, warning that the defect exposes businesses to remote hacker attacks. [Read More]
Researchers at Intezer are documenting the intricacies of Lightning Framework, an undetected Swiss Army Knife-like Linux malware capable of installing rootkits. [Read More]
A study of the evolution of cybercrime suggests the threat will only get worse as financially motivated malware gangs start to mimic the operations of legitimate businesses. [Read More]
Silicon Valley SOC startup Anvilogic has deposited $25 million in a new investment round led by Outpost Ventures. [Read More]
Apple's security response team has pushed out software fixes for at least 39 software vulnerabilities haunting the macOS Catalina, iOS and iPadOS platforms. [Read More]
British startup Push Security has banked $4 million in early-stage funding to help secure SaaS app deployments. [Read More]
MDR platform provider Huntress has shelled out $22 million to acquire Curricula, a startup in the growing security awareness business. [Read More]
Prominent cybersecurity executive Katie Moussouris is calling on the U.S. government to resist the urge to match China’s reported mandates around early vulnerability disclosure directly to the government. [Read More]
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday rollout included fixes for multiple high-severity vulnerabilities in Azure Site Recovery. [Read More]
Redmond's Salus tool works across platforms including Windows, Linux, and Mac to generate SBOMs based on the SPDX specification. [Read More]

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Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Even organizations with the most robust defense solutions and advanced automated technologies cannot effectively combat threats such as BEC without the adequate support and nuanced expertise of humans.
Jack Danahy's picture
To mitigate the risk of attacks, IT teams should disable unused tools and components, while deploying endpoint protection that doesn’t rely solely on file scanning or whitelisting.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
DMARC is an email authentication standard designed to eliminate phishing and other types of attack that use spoofing to misrepresent an email sender identity.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
Endpoint protection will never be able to catch up with “known wolves,” but machine learning and artificial perception can change the rules of engagement with models of “known good.”
Erin O’Malley's picture
Conventional email security solutions may defend against spam, viruses, and malware, but they don’t defend against ignorance or egregious stupidity.
Bill Sweeney's picture
As data moves online, social engineering techniques have become far more personalized, technologically advanced and ultimately successful.
Travis Greene's picture
Yahoo's “Account Key” uses push notifications to their Yahoo Mail app on mobile devices. Will this securely replace passwords and two-factor authentication?
Travis Greene's picture
In the case of Hilary Clinton's personal email server, we know that Top Secret information was transmitted over a network that likely wasn’t equipped to safeguard it. If her server was a target of foreign state actors, the implications are frightening.
Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recent high-profile security breaches at major retailers stem from the fact that in-store networks and their components are evolving and spawning a range of attack vectors.