Japan-based communications company LINE Corporation today announced the launch of a public bug bounty program on hacker-powered pentest and bug bounty platform HackerOne. Launched in 2011, LINE has grown to become one of the largest social platforms in the world,...
Florida-based virtualization company Corellium claims that the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Apple comes in response to a failed acquisition attempt. read more
As homes, workplaces, and cities digitally transform during our Fourth Industrial Revolution, many of those charged with securing this digital future can find it difficult to “level up” from the endpoints and focus on defining and solving the larger...
Symantec Endpoint Protection is the latest antivirus product found to unsafely load DLLs into a process that runs with SYSTEM privileges. read more
"The retail industry is experiencing more breaches than any other industry in 2019," starts a new report on threats to the retail industry. This is somewhat surprising to those accustomed to see healthcare, education, manufacturing and finance at the...
An Iran-linked cyberespionage group tracked as APT33 has used obfuscated botnets as part of attacks aimed at high-value targets located in the United States, the Middle East and Asia, Trend Micro reported on Thursday. read more
American not-for-profit organization MITRE Corporation has announced the launch of a tech foundation focused on strengthening critical infrastructure through partnerships with the private sector. read more
Australia announced measures to combat foreign interference at its universities Thursday, setting new guidelines around the key areas of research collaboration, cybersecurity, and international partnerships. read more
Facebook on Wednesday said it has taken down some 5.4 billion fake accounts this year in a sign of the persistent battle on social media against manipulation and misinformation. read more
A vulnerability in McAfee antivirus software could allow an attacker to evade self-defense mechanisms and achieve persistence, SafeBreach security researchers have discovered. read more
Israeli cybersecurity firm Pcysys announced on Wednesday that it has completed a $10 million Series A funding round, which brings the total raised by the company to $15 million. read more
Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from fifth generation (5G) networks over security concerns, the Globe and Mail reported Wednesday. read more
In my previous column, I offered tips on leveraging security metrics in order to stay out of the lion’s den. It goes without saying that it’s always best to avoid the lion’s den whenever possible. In fact, much of...
Threat statistics come from a variety of sources: reported incidents, vendor telemetry, internet traffic and dark web analysis. All have value, and all have limitations. read more
A vulnerability affecting a powerful and widely used driver from Intel can give malicious actors deep access to a device, firmware security company Eclypsium warns. read more
Cybersecurity solutions provider Trend Micro this week announced the launch of new products designed to protect industrial control system (ICS) environments. read more
Firewall Maintenance Needs Automation to Prevent Misconfiguration read more
German multinational software corporation SAP this week released 11 Notes as part of the November 2019 Security Patch Day, along with four updates to previously released patches. All of the four updates are for Patch Day Security Notes that have...
Researchers have disclosed a new variant of the attack method dubbed ZombieLoad, which appears to also impact Intel CPUs that are not affected by the first variant of ZombieLoad. read more