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Amazon Sets for Another Major Acquisition, New Fileless Ransomware Strain Discovered And More in This Week’s News

June 20, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Amazon Looking to Offer Slack Takeover Bid Numerous sources suggest that the chat-based team collaboration app is being eyed by many companies, including Amazon. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based startup could be valued north of $ 9 billion. It is still unclear which companies besides Amazon would be interested in a takeover. Although the […]

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Salesforce to Offer Einstein Capabilities to Marketers, Facebook is Moving WhatsApp to its Own Infrastructure and More in This Week’s News

June 14, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Salesforce’s Einstein to Empower Marketers Salesforce is pushing their AI into new industries. The company revealed Einstein Account-Based Marketing, a powerful AI engine whose purpose is to help marketers make better data-driven decisions. The comprehensive B2B solution leverages Einstein’s AI to make it easier for marketers and sales teams to target their top customers. The […]

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One of the Largest Malware Campaigns Ever Hits Google Play Store, Linux Version of WannaCry Ransomware Discovered and More in This Week’s News

May 30, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Judy Android Malware Infects Over 36.5 Million Google Play Store Users Security researchers at Checkpoint have discovered possibly the largest malware campaign ever on Google Play Store. The security provider claims that more than 36.5 million Android devices are infected by a malicious ad-click software. Most of the apps containing the adware were developed by […]

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Distil Releases Free Google Analytics Plug-in, Google Launched Malware Scanner For Android Devices and More in This Week’s News

May 24, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Distil’s Free Plug-in for Google Analytics Will Clean Up Bot Data One of the market leaders in bot protection, Distil Networks announced the release of their latest product, a Google Analytics plugin. The new product is a free plugin that helps weed out bad bot data from GA. The new tool comes as a courtesy […]

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Lucky Punch Slows WannaCry Ransomware, Trump Orders US Govt. Cloud Migration and More in This Week’s News

May 17, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Accidental Hero Slows WannaCry Ransomware Spread The end of last week saw an outburst of ransomware hitting many organizations throughout Europe and Asia. Amongst the infected were also the UK National Health Service and Spain’s telecom giant Telefonica. Luckily, an accidental hero stepped in to save the day. A cybersecurity blogger and researcher tweeting as […]

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Popular Software’s Website Hacked Putting Mac Users at Risk, Rackspace CEO Steps Down and More in This Week’s News

May 9, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Popular Mac Software Website Hacked The website of HandBrake, a popular open-source video transcoder app, has been compromised by cyber criminals. The HandBrake team disclosed the security breach on Saturday. It appears that all recent Mac downloads might have infected computers with a Remote Access Trojan (RAT). The team warned that one of their mirror […]

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Cisco to Acquire Viptela, CloudFlare Rolls Out IOT Security Solution and More in This Week’s News

May 3, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Cisco to Acquire Viptela and Add SD-WAN Skills to Portfolio The IT company is planning to acquire Viptela, the SD-WAN expert company. The $610 mil deal is another effort by Cisco to strengthen its cloud-position. The Viptela acquisition is expected to go through during the second half of 2017. According to Cisco, the logic behind […]

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Limelight Rolls Out Security Alert and WAF Express, OpenStack Faces Customer Satisfaction Issues and More in This Week’s News

April 25, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Limelight Announced Security Alert and WAF Express Limelight Networks will expand their security services with two new additions according to last week’s announcement. Security Alert and WAF Express come as an expansion of their offerings and as a response to increasing market demands for affordable solutions. Security Alert will provide notifications, email alerts and DDoS […]

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Spam Kingpin Arrested in Spain, i-MLRP to Revolutionize the Internet and More in This Week’s News

April 18, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Notorious Spam Kingpin Arrested in Spain Last week Spanish police have arrested Pyotr Levashov under an international warrant, while he was on vacation. According to Reuters reports, the russian programmer got detained in Barcelona under accusation of international fraud as well as building and releasing spam and theft malware. Levashov is believed to be the […]

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Marcher Targets Mobile Banking Users, Microsoft Launches Threat Intelligence and More in This Week’s News

April 12, 2017 Published in: News Author: Luka Labrovic

Mobile Banking Users Are At Risk The Android trojan that targets banking systems was detected back in 2013. Marcher stays active by continuously evolving and is now targeting mostly mobile banking users. The mobile banking malware market grew by 400% in 2016, where 81% of targeted devices were running on Android. This comes as no […]

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