User Reviews + Test Results Peer reviews are an important part of product selection. Everything I buy on Amazon and most other things I buy I check for reviews first. That’s the “do I like it” or the test-drive...
Kaspersky Lab on Tuesday filed a complaint against Apple with the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service after the tech giant introduced a new App Store policy requiring it to remove some important features from its Safe Kids app. Kaspersky Safe Kids is an app designed to protect children when they surf...
Industrial cybersecurity solutions provider Nozomi Networks on Tuesday announced the formal launch of the company’s research department, Nozomi Networks Labs. While this is the formal launch of its research department, Nozomi has already conducted detailed analysis of some major threats targeting industrial control systems (ICS), including the GreyEnergy and Triton/Trisis...
Security services provider Cloudflare on Monday announced the release of two new tools related to HTTPS interception detection.  Occurring at times when the TLS connection between a browser and a server is not direct, but goes through a proxy or middlebox, HTTPS interception can result in third-parties accessing the transmitted...
Blue Cedar, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in securing mobile applications, on Tuesday announced that it raised $17 million in a Series B funding round. The funding round was led by new investor C5 Capital, a venture capital firm that focuses on cybersecurity, cloud and data analytics, with participation...
Eight of the top ten most exploited vulnerabilities in 2018 affected Microsoft products. Only one -- but the second most exploited -- was an Adobe vulnerability. The last one, ranking at the ninth most exploited vulnerability of 2018, was an Android vulnerability. These details come from Recorded Future's Cyber Threat...
A security researcher working with Google Project Zero has discovered a novel bug class that impacts Windows and some of its drivers.  Discovered by James Forshaw, the issue resides in the fact that some of the kernel mode drivers that Windows ships with do not perform all the necessary checks...
Norwegian metals and energy giant Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s biggest aluminum producers, has been hit by a ransomware attack that has impacted operations, forcing the company to resort to manual processes. In a press conference on Tuesday, Norsk Hydro representatives revealed that the attack, which they described as...
Each industry has its own unique security risks. The banking and health care sectors, for example, deal with some considerably sensitive financial and client data, and therefore must put robust protections in place to ensure its safety. The industrial sector, however,...
One of the world's biggest aluminium producers, Norway's Norsk Hydro, said Tuesday it had been hit by a cyber-attack of unknown origin. "Hydro became victim of an extensive cyberattack in the early hours of Tuesday, impacting operations in several of the company's business areas," the energy group said in a...