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Kaspersky fights spying claims with code review plan

KASPERSKY FIGHTS SPYING CLAIMS WITH CODE REVIEW PLAN

Russian cybersecurity software maker Kaspersky Labs has announced what it's dubbing a “comprehensive transparency initiative” as the...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Xconomy Q&A: Security Sleuth Stefan Savage Wins MacArthur Grant

XCONOMY Q&A: SECURITY SLEUTH STEFAN SAVAGE WINS MACARTHUR GRANT

After winning a MacArthur “genius” grant late Tuesday, the San Diego cybersecurity sleuth Stefan Savage acknowledged the honor “definitely...

 
 
 
PSA: Don't share your old AIM screen name

PSA: DON'T SHARE YOUR OLD AIM SCREEN NAME

It's the fun police! Were you having a nice time engaging in nostalgia about the death of AOL Instant Messenger? Was it fun to look...

 
 
 
What's Hot in Cybersecurity on Dec. 5: Threat Stack, Cybereason & More

WHAT'S HOT IN CYBERSECURITY ON DEC. 5: THREAT STACK, CYBEREASON & MORE

Advances in cybersecurity continue to be top of mind for everyone from business and tech leaders to consumers. You don't have to look...

White House wants to end Social Security numbers as a national ID

WHITE HOUSE WANTS TO END SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AS A NATIONAL ID

Enlarge Rob Joyce, the White House cybersecurity czar, said on Tuesday that the government should end using the Social Security number...

 
 
 
DJI Launches Privacy Mode for Flying Drones Offline

DJI LAUNCHES PRIVACY MODE FOR FLYING DRONES OFFLINE

Two months after the US Army ended its use of DJI drones due to “cybersecurity” reasons , DJI has just launched a new privacy mode...

Oracle announces a new automated database that can patch cybersecurity flaws itself

ORACLE ANNOUNCES A NEW AUTOMATED DATABASE THAT CAN PATCH CYBERSECURITY FLAWS ITSELF

Larry Ellison didn't wait long after coming onto the Oracle OpenWorld conference stage in San Francisco on Sunday before announcing...

 
 
 
Security firm reports vulnerabilities within Apple firmware affecting Macs

SECURITY FIRM REPORTS VULNERABILITIES WITHIN APPLE FIRMWARE AFFECTING MACS

Cybersecurity firm Duo has uncovered potential vulnerabilities within the firmware of some Mac computers. The company found that the...

South Korea issues cryptocurrency ban

SOUTH KOREA ISSUES CRYPTOCURRENCY BAN

South Korea has become the next nation to ban the ability to raise money through cryptocurrencies, with China having recently emplaced...

 
 
 
Berkeley Lab Aims to Strengthen the Cybersecurity of the Grid

BERKELEY LAB AIMS TO STRENGTHEN THE CYBERSECURITY OF THE GRID

As the grid modernizes, communications between the grid and solar panels will standardize, providing both more resiliency as well as...

Equifax Has Been Pointing People to a Knockoff Phishing Site

EQUIFAX HAS BEEN POINTING PEOPLE TO A KNOCKOFF PHISHING SITE

Equifax continues its troubled response to its recent data breach affecting 143 million people. Following the compromise, the credit...

 
 
 
Report: Equifax execs' passwords for sale on Dark Web

REPORT: EQUIFAX EXECS' PASSWORDS FOR SALE ON DARK WEB

Top Equifax executives used ‘alarmingly simplistic' passwords that may have allowed their accounts to be compromised, according to...

 
 
 
Cloud Security Firm Threat Stack Grabs $45M, Plans to Double Staff

CLOUD SECURITY FIRM THREAT STACK GRABS $45M, PLANS TO DOUBLE STAFF

Businesses big and small are increasingly storing their data and other IT assets on cloud servers, a move that can augment their operations,...

EiQ Networks Rebrands as Cygilant, Bags $7M to Fend Off Hackers

EIQ NETWORKS REBRANDS AS CYGILANT, BAGS $7M TO FEND OFF HACKERS

Cyber threats are mounting, and so are the investments in Boston cybersecurity companies. Earlier this morning, Threat Stack announced...