Google gives the boot to more malware-laden apps posing as games for kids

The move comes after Google hired three mobile security firms to help it catch Android malware in the Play Store.

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How the suspected Equifax hackers covered their tracks

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

At one point Justice Department personnel considered issuing a subpeona for Equifax documents.

Scammers are trying to exploit coronavirus concerns to breach companies

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Phishing attempts come with a Microsoft Word document that activates a strain of malicious software, AZORult, which allows attackers to make off with sensitive data.

Forescout goes for $1.9 billion in private-equity acquisition

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year.

Netskope raises another $340 million from venture capital crowd

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The company says it's valued at "nearly $3 billion," but declined to share the exact figure.

Maze ransomware spree continues amid advisories from French, FBI officials

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Officials have tied at least some of the Maze attacks to a group known only as TA-2101.

500,000 victims pummeled in multi-stage BitBucket malware scheme

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The number of malware types deployed is "unprecedented," according to Cybereason.

AIG must cover client's $5.9 million in cyber-related losses, judge rules

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

AIG had cited multiple clauses in its policy to argue against paying, though the court ruled the tactic did not count as "bad faith."

Duo CEO Dug Song: We have to make security simple

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

"We need to re-design our security experiences and workflows into things that can easily be adopted by users," Song says. "Because if there’s friction, they will find a different path."

Security tools still among the fastest-growing apps in corporate America

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

KnowBe4, Jamf, and Splunk saw huge growth.

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