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Security Operations Center (SOC) platform provider Cyrebro has raised $40 million in Series C funding. [Read More]
The non-profit foundation is building a team to proactively identify and address security defects in the popular Rust programming language. [Read More]
The Silicon Valley company has raised a total of $135 million since its launch in 2016 as a provider of data encryption technology using Intel SGX. [Read More]
Dig Security’s latest financing comes as venture capital investors rush to place bets on startups jostling for space in the cloud data security space. [Read More]
Online Magento stores running Fishpig software have been infected with malware after the FishPig distribution server was compromised. [Read More]
Microsoft says its security teams have detected zero-day exploitation of a critical vulnerability in its flagship Windows platform. [Read More]
Adobe has rolled out security fixes for at least 63 security vulnerabilities in a wide range of widely deployed Windows and macOS software products. [Read More]
Israeli startup Opus Security has banked $10 million in seed round funding to build technology for cloud security orchestration and remediation. [Read More]
The latest major iOS release aims to keep users protected from state-sponsored mercenary spyware, abusive spouse snooping, and exploitation of critical vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Spyware, ransomware and cryptojacking malware have been increasingly detected on ICS devices, according to data from Kaspersky. [Read More]

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Zeus 2.1 now boasts features that help it avoid analysis and hostile takeover from law enforcement, researchers, or competing cybercriminal organizations.
David Harley's picture
David Harley chimes in with some thoughts on the latest developments from the AMTSO and the Anti-Malware Industry.
David Harley's picture
The vulnerability in Windows Shell’s parsing of .LNK (shortcut) files presents some interesting and novel features in terms of its media lifecycle as well as its evolution from zero-day to patched vulnerability. For most of us, the vulnerability first came to light in the context of Win32/Stuxnet, malware that in itself presents some notable quirks.
David Harley's picture
The anti-malware industry sometimes sees more complicated problems than you might imagine, and they can’t all be fixed by tweaking detection algorithms or giving the marketing team a productivity bonus.
Mike Lennon's picture
Malvertising - Popular websites, blogs, and ad networks are fast becoming the preferred means of cybercriminals, identity thieves, and hackers to steal consumer information and distribute malicious content.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
Anti-virus products scan for malware in two ways. They look for sequences of bits that are found in programs that are known to be “evil” (but which are not commonly found in “good” programs)...