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- September 21, 2017
An undocumented Word feature found by Kaspersky Lab could lead to system information theft and affects users on both PCs and mobile devices.
- July 11, 2017
Experts said the new Android Samba app from Google supported only unsafe SMBv1 despite susceptibility to WannaCry exploits and unclear demand from users.
- May 19, 2017
News roundup: The new Google Play Protect system aims to improve Android app security. Plus, Google Cloud IoT Core adds layer of device security, and more.
- August 27, 2015
An up-to-date application security program -- as well as knowing how to connect with stakeholders -- is critical to being a successful CISO today, said Renee Guttmann, vice president, Office of the CISO at Accuvant Inc.
- August 11, 2015
Microsoft's August 2015 Patch Tuesday may not be as packed with danger as a typical release, according to one expert, but does include critical bulletins for Microsoft Office and even one for the new Edge browser.
- July 15, 2015
Researchers discovered two more vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash player stemming from the breach of Italian surveillance software vendor Hacking Team.
- June 24, 2015
At RSA Conference 2015, Qualys CTO Wolfgang Kandek said enterprises need to be smart about how they tackle security vulnerabilities because there are simply too many for organizations to handle.
- June 09, 2015
Microsoft's June 2015 Patch Tuesday features eight bulletins, including a critical update for Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player. Plus: Adobe releases fix for 13 Flash vulnerabilities.
- May 08, 2015
News roundup: Contradicting mobile malware statistics published this year prove the mobile malware debate is alive and well. Plus: SAP vulnerabilities; spam-sending Linux malware; criminal attacks leading healthcare threat.
- May 07, 2015
WattsUpDoc, an embedded system security tool used to detect malware in medical devices, is now in beta testing at two major U.S. hospitals.
- March 27, 2015
News roundup: The ban of "booth babes" at RSA Conference 2015 has been met with praise; does it equal an increase of women in infosec? Plus: Cyberthreat data-sharing bill advances; Flash flaw exploited days after patching; new twist on Google Play ...
- March 20, 2015
News roundup: Researchers at the 2015 Pwn2Own exploited every major Web browser, casting doubt on browser security once again. Plus: high-severity OpenSSL update; IE being phased-out in Windows 10; Americans dodging online surveillance.
- February 24, 2015
Macro viruses haven't been popular since the early 2000s, but recent malware discoveries indicate that macro-infected Word and Excel files are on the rise.
- January 23, 2015
News roundup: An of onslaught Adobe, Oracle, OpenSSL, Chrome and Firefox patches highlights the sad state of software security in 2015. Plus, security budgets increasing; HealthCare.gov security woes; false-positive alerts cost millions annually.
- April 17, 2014
When it comes to app risk management, who is ultimately responsible: business leaders or security professionals? A new report weighs in.