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Source: Kaspersky (securelist.com)

Nov 23, 2017
There’s certainly no shortage of commercial spying apps for Android, with most positioned as parental control tools. In reality, however, these apps barely differ from spyware, with the exception perhaps of the installation method. There’s no need to even resort to Tor Browser or other darknet activity either – all you need to do is type something like “android spy app” into Google. They are c...


Source: Kaspersky (securelist.com)

Nov 21, 2017
 Download the Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for Connected Life in 2018 Introduction: To be awake is to be online The average home now has around three connected computers and four smart mobile devices. Hardly surprising, considering that 86 per cent of us check the Internet several times a day or more, and that’s outside of work. Chatting, shopping, banking, playing games, li...

For the first time since 2013, the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has updated its top 10 list of the most critical application security risks. According to OWASP, the 2017 OWASP Top 10 is a major update, with three new entries making the list, based on feedback from the AppSec community. The OWASP Top 10 is an influential and widely used AppSec standard – lots of organizations r...


Source: Veracode.com

Nov 18, 2017
We recently hosted Gloria Larson, the President of Bentley University and one of Boston Magazine's “50 Most Powerful People,” at CA Veracode to talk about diversity with a specific focus on women in business. Our General Manager Sam King and Gloria had a discussion about: President Larson’s career and experience, culminating in her current leadership role The data on diversity in business The...


Source: Ars Technica Security RSS

Nov 18, 2017
Enlarge (credit: Flickr user: Ivan T) When a company like Microsoft needs to fix a security flaw in one of its products, the process is normally straightforward: determine where the bug lies, change the program's source code to fix the bug, and then recompile the program. But it looks like the company had to step outside this typical process for one of the flaws it patched this Tuesday. Inst...


Source: Kaspersky (securelist.com)

Nov 17, 2017
Introduction The festive holiday shopping season, which covers Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday in late November as well as Christmas in December, now accounts for a significant share of annual sales for retailers, particularly in the U.S., Europe and APAC. Those selling clothing, jewellery, consumer electronics, sports, hobbies and books can make around a quarter of their sales duri...


Source: Veracode.com

Nov 17, 2017
CA Veracode is pleased to announce a completely redesigned, significantly faster mobile application security scanner for iOS, and mobile behavioral analysis for iOS and Android applications. Our new iOS scanner and mobile behavioral analysis technology combine to give you faster, more thorough mobile scanning results. Faster scan times, plus a unified view of results in the CA Veracode platfor...

Background In early October, a story was published by the Wall Street Journal alleging Kaspersky Lab software was used to siphon classified data from an NSA employee’s home computer system. Given that Kaspersky Lab has been at the forefront of fighting cyberespionage and cybercriminal activities on the Internet for over 20 years now, these allegations were treated very seriously. To assist any ...