Apple has scrapped plans to ship a controversial child pornography protection tool for iCloud Photos, a concession to privacy rights advocates who warned it could have been used for government surveillance.
SafeBreach Labs security researcher Or Yair discovered several vulnerabilities that allowed him to turn endpoint detection and response (EDR) and antivirus (AV) products into wipers.
Apple on Wednesday announced plans to beef up data security protections on its flagship devices with the addition of new encryption tools for iCloud backups and a feature to help users verify identities in the Messages app.
Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has shared technical details on an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability exploited in attacks by North Korean hacking group APT37.
The U.S. government’s mandates around the creation and delivery of SBOMs (software bill of materials) to help mitigate supply chain attacks has run into strong objections from big-name technology vendors.
High-flying security compliance and automation startup Drata continues to attract major venture capital investor interest, banking $200 million in Series C funding that values the company north of $2 billion.
Balance Theory, a seed-stage startup working on technology to help security teams collaborate and manage data flows securely, has closed a $3 million funding round.
The Columbia, Maryland-based Balance Theory said the early-stage investment was led by DataTribe with participation from TEDCO.
Google on Friday announced an emergency Chrome 108 update to patch a zero-day vulnerability in the browser, the ninth to be fixed this year.
Pangea Cyber, an early stage startup working on technology in the API security services space, has banked $26 million in a new funding round led by Google Ventures.
Almost exactly a year after the Log4Shell security crisis sent defenders scrambling to reduce attack surfaces, new data shows that remediation has been a long, slow, painful slog for most organizations around the world.