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Israel’s CyberArk to Buy US Cybersecurity Firm Venafi
Israel’s CyberArk to Buy US Cybersecurity Firm Venafi
CyberArk, an identity security company based in Israel, is buying US cybersecurity firm Venafi for $1 billion in cash and $540 million in shares. CyberArk expects the deal to be finalized by the end of 2024 once all regulatory hur...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 22, 2024
EPA Warns of Rising Cyberattacks on US Water Utilities
EPA Warns of Rising Cyberattacks on US Water Utilities
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a stern warning about the increasing frequency and severity of cyberattacks targeting water utilities across the United States. In an enforcement alert released Monday, the EPA...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 22, 2024
New Android Trojan Disguised as Google Play Update to Steal Data
New Android Trojan Disguised as Google Play Update to Steal Data
A new Android banking trojan that’s capable of stealing user credentials and eavesdropping on conversations is impersonating a Google Play update. The trojan, named Antidot by the threat intelligence company Cyble that first detec...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Updated on May 21, 2024
ExpressVPN Unveils Online Store
ExpressVPN Unveils Online Store
ExpressVPN has officially launched an online store. The store, aimed at offering users better convenience, allows customers to purchase the company’s Aircove products, which are part of the reason why we rank ExpressVPN as the bes...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 20, 2024
Microsoft Patches VPN Issue In Latest Update
Microsoft Patches VPN Issue In Latest Update
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its latest Windows update has resolved a previous issue that was interfering with the proper functioning of VPNs. Microsoft’s most recent update for May, identified as KB5037771 or OS builds 226...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 20, 2024
Private Internet Access (PIA) Responds to "TunnelVision" Exploit Report, Emphasizes Kill Switch Protection
Private Internet Access (PIA) Responds to "TunnelVision" Exploit Report, Emphasizes Kill Switch Protection
Security researchers in Seattle, Washington, have published a report detailing a new exploit named “TunnelVision,” which impacts VPN users by rerouting and intercepting traffic before it reaches the encrypted VPN tunnel. The explo...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 20, 2024
Flutterwave Hit by Major Security Breach, Billions Diverted to Multiple Bank Accounts
Flutterwave Hit by Major Security Breach, Billions Diverted to Multiple Bank Accounts
In a significant setback for Nigerian fintech company Flutterwave, a major security breach in April 2024 allowed unknown individuals to divert billions of naira to several bank accounts. This incident follows closely on the heels...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 20, 2024
Singapore Strengthens Cybersecurity Laws to Tackle Growing Threats and Cloud Challenges
Singapore Strengthens Cybersecurity Laws to Tackle Growing Threats and Cloud Challenges
Lawmakers in Singapore updated the nation’s cybersecurity regulations on May 7, significantly enhancing the authority of the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) and broadening the definition of critical infrastructure to include cloud ser...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 20, 2024
Surfshark Dramatically Expands ID Alert Service to More Countries
Surfshark Dramatically Expands ID Alert Service to More Countries
Surfshark announced on May 14 that it’s making its Alert service available in 90+ countries, dramatically expanding the current number from just three — the United States, Lithuania, and Bulgaria. “This means that more of our user...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Updated on May 17, 2024
Chinese Using Malware to Spy on Commercial Shipping
Chinese Using Malware to Spy on Commercial Shipping
For the first time, a China-linked cyber threat group is using malware to gain access to commercial shipping companies and even some of the cargo ships themselves, according to a new report released by the cybersecurity firm ESET...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 17, 2024