Google says it spotted two "highly targeted" advanced spyware campaigns using zero-days in the Android and iOS operating systems and vulnerabilities in the Samsung Internet Browser. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency ordered agencies to patch many of the vulnerabilities.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said that starting immediately, medical device makers must include cybersecurity plans with new product applications. Beginning on Oct. 1, the FDA intends to issue "refuse to accept" determinations for submissions lacking the cyber requirements.
Cisco plans to purchase its second cloud security startup in two months to deliver context, prioritization and remediation recommendations for cloud-native resources. The networking giant said its proposed buy of Lightspin will allow clients to identify and address key cloud security risks.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss how Russia's invasion of Ukraine upended the cybercrime ecosystem, a lawsuit against a U.S. cardiovascular clinic that seeks a long list of security improvements, and the latest endpoint protection technology trends in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
Google suspended popular budget e-commerce application Pinduoduo from the Play Store after detecting malware on versions of the Chinese app downloadable from other online stores. Chinese security researchers say they found code designed to monitor users inside Pinduoduo versions.
Microsoft and CrowdStrike once again dominate Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection. Cybereason has risen to the leaders quadrant and Trellix has fallen to a niche player. The endpoint protection market has rapidly matured in recent years - 50% of organizations have already adopted EDR.
Rapid7 has purchased a ransomware prevention vendor founded by a former Israel Defense Forces captain to strengthen its managed detection and response muscle. The Minerva Labs purchase will allow Rapid7 to deliver advanced ransomware prevention across cloud resources and traditional infrastructure.
SentinelOne has partnered with Wiz and revamped its pipeline generation efforts to capitalize on growing demand for cloud protection, said CEO Tomer Weingarten. By using a simple deployment process and eschewing kernels and agents, the company has prompted customers to switch to Singularity Cloud.
Britain's National Cyber Security Agency is examining TikTok to help the government finalize its decision to ban the Chinese video-sharing app from federal networks, the country’s security minister, Tom Tugendhat, revealed. The agency is looking into the app's ownership and security features.
A cyberespionage campaign using Trojanized apps implanted with a backdoor to exfiltrate sensitive data is making the rounds in India and Pakistan. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Eset identify the threat actor as Transparent Tribe, a group aligned with the Pakistani government.
CrowdStrike hopes to capture more small and midsized organizations through a new product bundle, revamped e-commerce portal and renewed partnership with Dell. CEO George Kurtz says becoming the exclusive endpoint security partner of PC giant Dell will help CrowdStrike reach small businesses.
Eset researchers discovered the first in-the-wild bootkit malware, BlackLotus, bypassing security and booting up on fully up-to-date Windows 11 systems. Researchers found the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface bootkit in 2022, being sold on hacking forums for $5,000.
The situation at LastPass keeps getting worse: The company says hackers implanted keylogger software on a DevOps employee's home computer to obtain access to the corporate vault. Customer vault data can be decrypted only with the end user master password, which LastPass doesn't store.
A Russian national accused by U.S. federal prosecutors of developing an application for decrypting login credentials pleaded not guilty during a first appearance in Tampa federal court. The man, Dariy Pankov, faces seven criminal counts, including conspiracy, access device fraud and computer fraud.
The adoption of new technologies, multi-cloud architectures and multiple data storage sites has resulted in data residing in more places than ever before. That's why enterprises need a single pane of glass to know who's touching their data and why, says Imperva CEO Pam Murphy.