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Nuance Communications says NotPetya attack has cost it $92 million since June

by Michelai Graham • 3 weeks ago

The company expects to lose more revenue this year when it enhances and upgrades its cybersecurity software.

Booz Allen scores $621M DHS contract for government-wide cybersecurity program

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The award is tied to the Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense (DEFEND) Program, part of CDM Phase 3.

The line between adware and malware has become increasingly blurred, researcher finds

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

New research by Israeli company Cybereason shows a secretive advertising technology firm, had developed and spread a covert piece of software that can manipulate browsers, track users' activity and forcefully load digital advertisements.

Lawmaker to HHS: Label software in medical devices

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

A national effort is needed to ensure that the owners and operators of medical devices, hospital IT networks and electronic health records management systems can find out what software and other technologies are in the products they are buying.

Senator questions DHS's handling of Kaspersky software ban in federal agencies

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A senior U.S. official pushed back against Sen. Claire McCaskill's criticism concerning the 90-day timeframe provided by the Department of Homeland Security for federal agencies to uninstall Kaspersky Lab products.

Former U.S. spies say anti-virus software makes for a perfect espionage platform

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Popular anti-virus software companies are a prime target for intelligence agencies because most store large quantities of intuitive data on external servers and have direct, continuous access into their clients' networks, former U.S. intelligence officials and cybersecurity experts say.

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