Application Security

Police cracks the whip on world's largest DDoS marketplace

A joint operation by law enforcement agencies around the world has shut down webstresser.org, which launched 4 million DDoS attacks and targeted banks, governments and enterprises. 

How lean development improved software security at Fannie Mae

Continual improvement methodologies strengthen security, shorten dev cycles and help the c-suite see infosec’s value.

97 percent organizations unprepared for Gen V attacks: Report

The Check Point Software Technologies’ security report states that 77 percent of CISOs expressed concern that their organizations aren’t equipped to handle these modern day attacks.

Akamai announces enhancements to its cloud delivery platform

Strategic platform updates designed to support secure cloud adoption, superior web and application performance and availability, high-quality and scalable video streaming and streamlined application development.

Roaming Mantis: Android malware distributed through DNS hijack targets smartphones

The attackers behind the malware seek out vulnerable routers for compromise and distribute the malware by hijacking the DNS settings of infected routers. The method of router compromise remains unknown.

MS Office vulnerabilities, unexplained outage puts Microsoft in a tough spot

The biggest software company in the world, Microsoft has had a rough month with significant spikes in targeted malware attacks and an out-of-the-blue Office 365 outage that threw enterprises out of gear all over the globe. 

Cybersecurity remains biggest barrier to fintech, banking sector partnerships in APAC

Lack of cybersecurity safeguards in fintech companies has raised serious concerns, especially with the implementation of EU’s GDPR in May 2018.

Sophos introduces Phish Threat attack simulator and training solution

xPhish Threat simplifies a key part of an organizations security strategy- employee awareness and training.

SonicWall launches Capture Cloud platform to expand cybersecurity portfolio

SonicWall also is introducing new and enhanced products in its portfolio of hardware, virtual appliances and endpoint clients.

5 myths of API security

In light of Panera Bread’s API-related data breach, here what is — and isn’t — true about protecting application programming interfaces.

The great privacy debacle: Congress, BJP find themselves a common adversary

Here's how both BJP and Congress dropped the ball in the data privacy game

ManageEngine fixes critical zero-day vulnerabilities that could affect close to 10,000 companies in India

Here’s all you need to know about ManageEngine’s zero-day vulnerabilities, and what the company has done to remediate the problem