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Application security

Stealthy Android Malware Found in Google Play

November 16, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Eight apps found infected with a new Trojan family that ups the ante in obfuscation with four payload stages. A sneaky new Android Trojan family employs four payload stages in its attack rather than the more typical two stages, researchers […]


Application security, Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Open Sources Website Scanning Tool ‘Sonar’

October 27, 2017

Via: Security Week

Microsoft announced this week the availability of Sonar, an open source linting and website scanning tool designed to help developers identify and fix performance and security issues. Developed by the Microsoft Edge team, Sonar has been made open source and […]


Application security

How to Increase Transparency and Rebuild Trust After a Data Breach

October 18, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

As more companies suffer breaches and leak private data online, it becomes harder for organizations to be transparent and establish trust with their customers. Recent incidents have shown that many experts underestimated the total impact of a data breach in […]


Application security, Mobile

Apple’s new tracking protection is “sabotage”, claims ad industry

September 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

The ad industry is gnashing its teeth over Apple’s latest move to limit how we get tracked around the web. They’re concerned about the new version of Apple’s mobile operating system – iOS 11 – which will hit phones and […]


Application security, Threats & Malware

Google Chrome most resilient against attacks, researchers find

September 19, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Researchers have analyzed Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer, and found Chrome to be the most resilient against attacks. “Modern web browsers such as Chrome or Edge improved security in recent years. Exploitation of vulnerabilities is certainly more complex […]


Application security, Vulnerabilities

5.3 billion devices at risk for invisible, infectious Bluetooth attack

September 12, 2017

Via: CSO Online

What spreads through the air, is invisible to users, and requires no user interaction— no clicking, no pairing, no downloading, not even turning on discoverable mode— but could bring the hurt to billions of devices? It’s an attack vector dubbed […]


Application security, Vulnerabilities

Three Practical Tips That Empower Developers and Prevent Open Source Security Risks From Entering Your Code

August 23, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Employees use open source applications in organizations of all sizes and across all industries, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. It is both cost effective and efficient to incorporate source code into software during the development stage. […]


Application security

Worldwide information security spending will grow 7% in 2017

August 16, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, with spending expected to grow to $93 billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. Within the […]


Application security

Pervasive Encryption Simplifies Mainframe Security

August 7, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

On July 17, IBM unveiled its z14 mainframe server, which combines the traditional mainframe hardware with new capabilities in areas such as cloud, cognitive, analytics, application management, blockchain, machine learning and more. Most importantly, z14 includes enhanced security features — namely, […]


Application security, Hacker, Network security, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Can Use Git Repos for Stealthy Attack on Developers

August 4, 2017

Via: Security Week

Malicious actors can abuse GitHub and other services that host Git repositories for stealthy attacks aimed at software developers, experts showed recently at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Clint Gibler, security researcher at NCC Group, and Noah […]