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2014-04-15 08:36:31

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, today announced the latest edition of the WhiteHat Security Website Security Statistics Report, which takes a deeper look into the security of a number of the most popular programming languages including .Net, Java, ColdFusion, ASP and more. "Deciding which programming language to use is often based on considerations such as what the development team is most familiar with, what will generate code...

2014-04-12 00:22:29

All ADARA Platforms utilizing OpenSSL are equipped with multiple mechanisms against vulnerabilities SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADARA Networks®, the leading provider of advanced computing and networking products, announced today that its customers are protected against the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) identified by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and documented in Alert TA14-098A on April 8, 2014. The company...

2014-04-10 08:22:56

The Front Runner? Kettering, Ohio. ARLINGTON, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline Inc, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and one of the country's leading cyber security companies, announced today that it has narrowed its search for a new security operations facility to Kettering, Ohio though the company is still considering other locations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110622/PH24580LOGO "Since the moment we began planning our expansion across...

Black Markets For Hackers Continue To Expand
2014-03-27 13:01:26

RAND Corporation Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND Corporation study. One dramatic example is the December 2013 breach of retail giant Target, in which data from approximately 40 million credit cards and 70 million user accounts was hijacked. Within days, that data appeared — available for...

2014-03-24 08:33:56

Combination Creates Game-Changing Enterprise Security Platform that Spans Network, Endpoint, and the Cloud SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Cyvera, a privately held cybersecurity company located in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Under the terms of the agreement, Palo Alto Networks will acquire all of the outstanding capital stock of Cyvera for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $200 million....

Pwn2Own competition results
2014-03-15 06:19:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online All four of the major Internet browsers were among the programs that fell victim to zero-day exploits during the HP-sponsored Pwn2Own hacking competition, various media outlets reported earlier this week. According to CNET’s Seth Rosenblatt, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Adobe’s Flash and Reader browser plug-ins were programs cracked by eight research teams participating in the...

Mt. Gox Rumored To Have Pocketed Bitcoins Reported As Stolen
2014-03-10 14:03:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox continues to suffer damages, but the most recent accusations after the company claimed $400 million worth of the currency was lost last month may this time be self-inflicted. Hackers claim to have accessed the company's records and say Mt. Gox may have actually pocketed the cash and show other evidence of fraud. Mt. Gox described last month's activity as a massive hacker attack, blaming the hackers for the theft...

2014-03-04 12:20:50

Competition builds skills and inspires next generation of cyber leaders DULLES, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced a three-year partnership as the title sponsor of the Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC). In addition to being the title sponsor of the national championship, held April 25-27 in San Antonio, Texas, the company will also sponsor various regional competitions across the country. More than 180 colleges and...

2014-02-27 08:32:06

VIENNA, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "SAS for Windows" is part of a software for statistical analysis, data-mining and business intelligence. The software was shipped by the manufacturer SAS Institute Inc. containing a critical vulnerability [1]. The vulnerabilities were discovered in a routine security crash test by experts of the SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab ( http://www.sec-consult.com). The vulnerability enables state-sponsored or criminal hackers to create a...

Cyber Security Group Says Governments Should Play Nice On The Web
2014-02-26 13:20:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A security group is calling for world governments to behave on the Internet and cooperate with each other better. Art Coviello, Executive Vice President of EMC Corporation and Executive Chairman of RSA, gave a keynote speech at the RSA Conference 2014, saying international governments should cooperate on major issues like cyber war, surveillance, privacy and trust on the Internet. The head of the security group not only asked countries...