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Qualys Buys 1Mobility Software Assets

04/02/2018
Qualys has purchased the software assets of 1Mobility for an undisclosed sum.

Is Security Accelerating Your Business?

04/02/2018
With an ever-growing list of security and compliance requirements, security can hinder or slow business initiatives. Is your security department stuck in slow gear or can it go faster?

Microsoft Rushes Out Fix for Major Hole Caused by Previous Meltdown Patch

03/30/2018
Issue affects Windows 7 x64 and Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 systems.

Accused LinkedIn, DropBox Hacker Appears in US Court After Diplomatic Battle

03/30/2018
Russian national indicted for the 2012 LinkedIn hack that led to the theft of 117 million passwords has been extradited from the Czech Republic to the US.

10 Women in Security You May Not Know But Should

03/30/2018
The first in a series of articles shining a spotlight on women who are quietly changing the game in cybersecurity.

Under Armour App Breach Exposes 150 Million Records

03/30/2018
A breach in a database for MyFitnessPal exposes information on 150 million users.

The Cybersecurity Mandates Keep On Coming

03/30/2018
There's a good reason for the proliferation of mandates like the one in New York state, but companies may struggle to answer this question: "Are we in compliance?"

MITRE Evaluates Tools for APT Detection

03/29/2018
A new service from MITRE will evaluate products based on how well they detect advanced persistent threats.

Deconstructing the DOJ Iranian Hacking Indictment

03/29/2018
The alleged attackers used fairly simple tools, techniques and procedures to compromise a new victim organization on an almost weekly basis for over five years.

WannaCry Re-emerges at Boeing

03/29/2018
Computers at the aerospace giant were hit by the WannaCry malware but systems are back to normal

FBI IC3: Tech Support Scam Losses Rose 86% in 2017

03/29/2018
Most victims are in the US, but FBI IC3 has logged cases from 85 different countries.

University Networks Become Fertile Ground for Cryptomining

03/29/2018
Sixty percent of cryptomining detections in a Vectra study occurred on higher-education networks.

US Election Swing States Score Low Marks in Cybersecurity

03/29/2018
C and D grades for Florida, Michigan, New Hampshire, Nevada, and Ohio, SecurityScorecard assessment shows.

Deconstructing a Business Email Compromise Attack

03/29/2018
How a tech-savvy New Jersey couple outwitted a German hacker group and saved their home and life savings.

New Android Cryptojacker Can Brick Phones

03/28/2018
Mobile cryptojacking malware mines Monero.

Destructive and False Flag Cyberattacks to Escalate

03/28/2018
Rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Russia, Iran, and others are the perfect recipe for nastier nation-state cyberattacks.

Baltimore Hit with Hack on 911 System

03/28/2018
An attack took down part of Baltimore's 911 system for 17 hours over the weekend, and details are still in short supply.

How Measuring Security for Risk & ROI Can Empower CISOs

03/28/2018
For the vast majority of business decisions, organizations seek metrics-driven proof. Why is cybersecurity the exception?

Fixing Hacks Has Deadly Impact on Hospitals

03/28/2018
A study from Vanderbilt University shows that remediating data breaches has a very real impact on mortality rates at hospitals.

Automating Ethics for Cybersecurity

03/28/2018
Having a code of ethics and enforcing it are two different things.