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New Microsoft Word zero day used to spread 'lawful intercept' malware, analysts say

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A well-funded spy group appears to have recently acquired a highly-sophisticated zero day vulnerability to deploy a remote access trojan, developed by infamous surveillance technology firm FinFisher, against a Russian-speaking "entity."

Amid U.S. effort to exclude Kaspersky, Putin backs plan to force out foreign software

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The move comes as the FBI is privately counseling American businesses to uninstall products that are created and sold by Moscow-based cybersecurity giant Kaspersky Lab.

DHS cyber incubator graduates malware 'playback' tech

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

The technology, REnigma, allows network defenders to quickly see exactly how an attack unfolded and work out how best to recover, TTP Program Manager Nadia Carlsten told CyberScoop.

Adobe will finally kill Flash in 2020

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Denunciations like "most frequently exploited product" have been common for the software.

Dark web intelligence firm Flashpoint raises $28M to expand operations

by Michael Bergin • 2 months ago

Flashpoint's new partnership with Georgian Partners will provide additional resources for the company to expand its product portfolio and other services.

Microsoft unveils specialized anti-ransomware tool for next update

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The new tool will be publicly available with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year.

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