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Panther Labs, a startup that specializes in detection and response analytics, has raised a whopping $120 million in a new round of funding. [Read More]
Citing evidence of active exploitation against five specific vulnerabilities, the U.S. cybersecurity agency warned that further delays in applying fixes “pose significant risk to the federal enterprise. [Read More]
The surge in venture capital investments in the attack surface management space continues with Israeli risk management firm CyCognito announcing a new $100 million funding round. [Read More]
Each collection represents a live report containing IoCs. Owners can freely add or remove IoCs. [Read More]
Symantec believes that the ransomware is operated by cybercriminals who were previously FiveHands affiliates. [Read More]
Cryptocurrency trading powerhouse Coinbase has announced plans to acquire Unbound Security, an Israeli startup providing protection for cryptographic keys and credentials. [Read More]
Security experts warn that the 'Sabbath' ransomware group is targeting organizations in education, health and natural resources in both the United States and Canada. [Read More]
Axiado raises $25 million to build a new class of security processors that provide platform root-of-trust for large enterprise customers. [Read More]
Newly observed attacks bear the characteristics observed in previous ScarCruft campaigns, including similar tooling and the same target pool. [Read More]
Google Project Zero's Natalie Silvanovich reports a pair of Zoom security defects that expose Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS and Android users to malicious hacker attacks. [Read More]

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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.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!