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Oak9 Lands $8 Million in New Venture Investment

Chicago-based Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) startup oak9 has attracted new interest from venture capitalists with Cisco Investments and Morgan Stanley’s Next Level Fund joining a new $8 million funding round.The latest financing, led by existing investor Menlo Ventures, brings the total raised by oak9 to $14 million following a $5.9 million seed round the com
Publish At:2022-06-30 16:13 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Security NEWS &

Vulnerability in Amazon Photos Android App Exposed User Information

Cybersecurity firm Checkmarx has published details on a high-severity vulnerability in the Amazon Photos Android application that could have allowed malicious apps to steal an Amazon access token.With more than 50 million downloads, Amazon Photos offers cloud storage, allowing users to store photos and videos at their original quality, as well as to print an
Publish At:2022-06-30 08:05 | Read:90 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

Can iPhones Get Viruses?

Yes, iPhones get viruses, but it’s very rare. A virus on a phone, like an iPhone, is a computer program targeting cellular devices. These viruses are linked to threats like the release of personal information, unauthorized use of credit cards, location tracking, spam and more. An iPhone is at risk for viruses if the phone is jailbroken or not recently update
Publish At:2022-06-29 15:48 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Virus

Are you eligible to get a cut out of the $90 million class action lawsuit against Facebook?

Facebook will have to pay $90 million in a class action settlement. Even though the social media giant never admitted wrongdoing, Mark Zuckerberg’s social media platform, owned by Meta, agreed to settle. The plaintiffs and Facebook reached an agreement to avoid additional costs and risks associated with going on a trial. Even though Meta has been throu
Publish At:2022-06-29 07:39 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security privacy Security Facebook lawsuit Privacy

Cyolo Banks $60M Series B for ZTNA Technology

Cyolo, an Israeli startup building technology for zero trust networking, on Monday announced a new $60 million investment led by the venture investing arm of National Grid.In addition to National Grid Partners, Cyolo said it scored investments from Glilot Capital Partners, Flint Capital, Differential Ventures, and Merlin Ventures. The Series B financing
Publish At:2022-06-28 16:12 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Secur

Normalyze Announces $22 Million for DSPM Technology

Bay Area startup Normalyze on Monday announced a $22 million in Series A funding as venture capital investors rush to place bets on the newly coined Data Security Posture Management (DSPM) space.Normalyze, based in San Francisco, said the funding round was co-led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Battery Ventures and brings the total raised to $26.6 million
Publish At:2022-06-28 16:12 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Security NEWS &

Zimperium Reinforces Its Public Sector Commitment with New Data Connector for Microsoft Sentinel in Azure Government

The rising threats against government agencies are an ongoing concern in today’s threat landscape. With nation-state actors targeting local, state, and federal agencies, security teams in the government sector that leverage Microsoft’s Azure Government ecosystem are realizing they need more robust security and threat intelligence to secure government-issued
Publish At:2022-06-16 11:15 | Read:318 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense Public Sector Microsof

Sophisticated Android Spyware 'Hermit' Used by Governments

Security researchers at Lookout have analyzed a sophisticated Android spyware family that appears to have been created to serve nation-state customers.Dubbed Hermit, the threat appears to be the first publicly identified mobile spyware developed by Italian vendor RCS Lab S.p.A. and Tykelab Srl, which claims to be a telecommunications solutions company, but w
Publish At:2022-06-16 09:13 | Read:263 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

Researchers: Wi-Fi Probe Requests Expose User Data

A group of academic researchers from the University of Hamburg in Germany has discovered that mobile devices leak identifying information about their owners via Wi-Fi probe requests.Mobile devices use these probe requests to receive information about nearby Wi-Fi access points and establish connections to them when a probe response is received.Attackers that
Publish At:2022-06-13 13:10 | Read:273 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Wireless Securit

HYCU Raises $53 Million for Data Backup Technology

Backup-as-a-service firm HYCU has raised $53 million in a Series B funding round that brings the total invested in the company to $140.5 million.The new funding round was led by Acrew Capital, with participation from all previous investors, along with Atlassian Ventures and Cisco Investments.Founded in 2018, the Boston, Massachusetts-based HYCU sells technol
Publish At:2022-06-13 13:10 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Secur

Researcher Shows How Tesla Key Card Feature Can Be Abused to Steal Cars

A researcher has shown how a key card feature introduced by Tesla last year could be abused to add an unauthorized key that allows an attacker to open and start a vehicle.The research was conducted by Martin Herfurt, an Austria-based member of the Trifinite research group, which focuses on Bluetooth security.Herfurt’s analysis targeted a change made by Tesla
Publish At:2022-06-13 09:12 | Read:397 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Vulner

Spanish Judge to Seek Testimony From NSO on Pegasus Spyware

A Spanish judge will travel to Israel to seek testimony from the head of tech company NSO, the maker of the controversial Pegasus spyware used in tapping politicians’ phones in Spain, the country’s National Court said Tuesday.The court said that José Luis Calama has decided to lead a judicial commission that will travel to Israel to “take testimony from the
Publish At:2022-06-07 17:08 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Tracking & Law Enfor

Apple Announces New Security Update Feature in iOS 16, macOS Ventura

Apple this week announced a new feature designed to ensure that important security updates will be delivered to its devices faster in an effort to protect users against potential threats.The new feature, named Rapid Security Response, will become available in the upcoming iOS 16 and macOS Ventura, both scheduled for release in late 2022.According to Apple, i
Publish At:2022-06-07 17:08 | Read:382 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

Google Patches Critical Android Vulnerabilities With June 2022 Updates

Google this week announced that the latest Android patches resolve a total of 40 vulnerabilities, including several rated “critical.”The most severe of the flaws addressed with the June 2022 security updates, Google says, impacts the System component and could lead to remote code execution (RCE). Tracked as CVE-2022-20127, the vulnerability impacts Android v
Publish At:2022-06-07 06:40 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

Apple Blocked 1.6 Million Risky, Vulnerable Apps in 2021

Apple says its App Store fraud prevention mechanisms last year stopped potentially fraudulent transactions totaling roughly $1.5 billion.Throughout 2021, the company prevented more than 3.3 million stolen credit cards from making purchases in the App Store, and banned nearly 600,000 accounts from ever transacting again.The company also notes that in 2021 it
Publish At:2022-06-06 13:10 | Read:328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Application Secu


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