In the News 2018-05-08T22:59:09+00:00

Spotting The Breach: What Are The Indicators Of Compromise?

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

ITSP Magazine, July 18, 2018, with comments by Shauntinez Jakab Are businesses missing the signs of cyberattacks? One of the biggest challenges businesses face today is knowing how to detect a breach when they’ve been breached versus finding out about it days, weeks, months or even years after the fact. The signs are not always obvious and are getting less [...]

Polar Flow Fitness App Exposes Soldiers, Spies

By | July 13th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

ECT News, July 10, 2018, with comments by Willy Leichter; Polar Flow has suspended its website API for their military fitness app, at least for now, once it came to light that a great deal of military personnel’s user information was being exposed. While the company claims no private information was breached and that most users of the app were [...]

WebAssembly Changes Could Ruin Meltdown and Spectre Browser Patches

By | June 29th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Threatpost, 6/27/18, with comments by Satya Gupta; WebAssembly (Wasm) modules improve executive speed and can be used to compute-intensive tasks. Though it doesn’t replace JavaScript, Wasm is more efficient and often used with it. A future feature in Wasm’s roadmap – threading in shared memory – brings more efficiency and speeds things up even more by preventing redundancy in code. [...]

CBI Insights Names Virsec 1 of 29 Startups with Potential to Transform Cybersecurity

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

CBI Insights, an analyst firm, has published its objective annual list of “29 Startups with the Potential to Transform Cybersecurity.” Virsec is one of just two vendors who provide solutions for Fileless Attack Security, a category that's seeing increasingly alarming threats. Their chart describes fileless attack security as “the future of fighting malware on endpoints and protecting enterprise networks.” (see [...]

Virsec ranks 93 in Cybersecurity Ventures 2018 list of 500 Hottest Security Companies

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Cybersecurity Ventures, June 13, 2018; Cybersecurity Ventures has recently published its 2018 Top 500 List of the world’s hottest and most innovative companies in cybersecurity. Virsec takes spot #93 on the list. This list comes alongside the publishing of the Official 2017-2018 Cybercrime Report which clearly demonstrates the tremendous threat cybercrime is to businesses, to people, and to the entire [...]

ENCRYPT Act reintroduced with bipartisan backing in Congress

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Articles by SC Magazine, Journal of Cyber Policy, Green Sheet & Information Security Buzz, June 11, 2018, with comments by Willy Leichter; A bill from a bipartisan group of representatives aims to create a national standard of encryption that if signed into law, would supersede state and local levels of any similar standards. First goal: Create a national standard of [...]

2018: Scariest Year of Evil Things on the Internet

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Security News, Virsec in the News|

Infosecurity Magazine, May 18, 2018, with comments by Satya Gupta; “Ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night…”* If only what’s happening on the Internet these days were the stuff of imaginative poetry. Instead, what experts are seeing is categorized as pure evil – the scariest of what’s been seen so far in cyberspace. [...]

Spectre Returns with 8 New Variants

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Dark Reading, SC Magazine, Security Week, ISBuzz, May 4, 2018, with comments by Satya Gupta; Researchers have discovered 8 new versions of the processor vulnerability Spectre has rebounded with eight new varieties, forcing CPU chip manufacturers to tackle a new barrage of speculative execution vulnerabilities first made known to the public in early January this year. The discovery was reported [...]