February 2015

Mobile Security Firm Zimperium Raises $12 Million

Zimperium, a provider of mobile security solutions, today announced that it has closed a Series B round of funding totaling $12 million led by the Ventures group at Australian telecommunications firm Telstra.
According to the company, the new funding will be used to support its ongoing expansion and product development and help scale operations.
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Firefox 36 Arrives With Patches For Three Critical Flaws

Mozilla has patched 16 security vulnerabilities in Firefox, including three critical flaws in the browser. One of the critical vulnerabilities patched with the release of Firefox 36 is a buffer overflow in the libstagefright library that can be exploitable under some circumstances. “Security researcher Pantrombka reported a buffer overflow in the libstagefright library during video […]

Ransomware Looming As Major Long-Term Threat

On May 30, 2014, law enforcement officials from the FBI and Europol seized a series of servers that were being used to help operate the GameOver Zeus botnet, an especially pernicious and troublesome piece of malware. The authorities also began an international manhunt for a Russian man they said was connected to operating the botnet, […]