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Panaseer banks $26.5 million in Series B funding to build out a Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM) platform to help organizations identify assets and manage security controls. [Read More]
At least five Russian speaking threat actors have been identified as affiliates with the DarkSide RaaS. [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on the highly disruptive ransomware attack that hit Colonial Pipeline, the largest refined products pipeline in the United States. [Read More]
Cycode, an Israeli startup focused on securing DevOps tools, has raised $20 million in Series A funding. [Read More]
Adobe warns that a "priority 1" security flaw has been exploited in the wild in “limited attacks targeting Adobe Reader users on Windows.” [Read More]
Documents submitted in a court case involving Apple revealed that the XcodeGhost malware discovered in 2015 impacted 128 million iOS users. [Read More]
In collaboration with the Sigstore project, Google ships an open-source tool called cosign to make signing and verifying container images easy. [Read More]
Researchers at Kaspersky warn that a new rootkit is being used as part of the ongoing 'TunnelSnake' campaign targeting entities in Asia and Africa since 2019. [Read More]
Twilio joins HashiCorp in confirming collateral damage from the CodeCov supply chain attack but details remain scarce. [Read More]
A joint report from agencies in the U.S. and U.K. warns about shifting tactics and techniques by the Russian hacker group that breached SolarWinds, including the use of an open-source penetration testing framework. [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!