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Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Hackers Used Sophisticated SMB Worm Tool to Attack Sony   —  Sony Hackers Used Server Message Block (SMB) Worm Tool  —  Just hours after the FBI and President Obama called out North Korea as being responsible for the destructive cyber attack against Sony Pictures, US-CERT issued an alert decribing …
Dec 19, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
‘Destover’ Malware Signed by Stolen Sony Certificate   —  A figital certificate stolen from Sony Pictures under the recent high-profile cyber attack has been used to sign malware, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab.  —  Ironically, the malware sample found digitally signed …
Dec 10, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Cloud security firm CipherCloud raises $50M Series B led by Transamerica Ventures   —  CipherCloud Lands $50 Million To Protect All Things Cloud  —  Cloud security firm CipherCloud today announced that it has closed a massive $50 million round of funding led by Transamerica Ventures.
Nov 20, 2014, 1:10 AMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Advanced Variant of “NotCompatible” Android Malware a Threat to Enterprises   —  Mobile security firm Lookout has been monitoring the evolution of the Android Trojan dubbed “NotCompatible”, and they say the latest version of the malware is sophisticated enough to pose a threat to protected enterprise networks.
Nov 19, 2014, 9:40 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Microsoft Fixes Critical Kerberos Flaw Under Attack With Out-of-Band Patch   —  Last week, Microsoft released 14 security bulletins as part of Patch Tuesday for November 2014.  The updates contained four rated as critical, including a vulnerability that affects the Windows Secure Channel (SChannel) security package.
Nov 18, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Cisco Releases OpenSOC Security Analytics Framework as Open Source   —  OpenSOC Big Data Security Analytics Framework Consumes and Monitors Network Traffic and Machine Exhaust Data of a Data Center  —  In an effort to help organizations create an incident investigation tool that meets …
Nov 18, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Stealth Security Startup vArmour Secretly Raised $42 Million   —  It's rare to hear about a startup that has been able to secure its Series A, B and C rounds while operating in stealth mode, but one Silicon Valley security startup has managed to raise a total of $42 million since it was founded in 2011 …
Aug 20, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
GuardiCore Raises $11 Million to Build Advanced Data Center Honeypots   —  Israeli cybersecurity startup GuardiCore, announced on Monday that it has closed an $11 million round of funding led by Battery Ventures.  —  While few details are provided on the company's web site …
Aug 18, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
IBM Acquires Cloud-based IAM Firm Lighthouse Security Group   —  IBM has made yet another move to expand and enhance its Identity and Access Management (IAM) offerings, today announcing that it has acquired the business operations of Lighthouse Security Group, LLC.
Aug 11, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context
Mike Lennon / Security Week:
Bitglass Raises $25 Million to Expand Enterprise Data Protection Business   —  Bitglass, a Silicon Valley-based provider of enterprise data protection solutions, today announced that it has secured $25 million in a Series B funding round.  The new injection of capital brings Bitglass' total funding …
Aug 5, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context

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