Eric manages global public relations at Veracode. In this role, he manages all facets of the company’s PR efforts. He brings more than 13 years’ experience in the industry. Prior to Veracode, Eric ran public relations activities for CyberArk across the US, EMEA and APJ.
Our weekly application security news roundup for April 25 to April 29 2016 features the 2016 Verizon report on data braches, details on the Bangladesh Central Bank breach and a breach at Qatar’s largest bank. Read on for details on the following headlines: Verizon releases its annual data breach report, How Bangladesh Central Bank was hacked, IoT security growing, Breach at Qatar’s largest bank… READ MORE
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Our weekly application security news roundup for April 11 to April 15 2016 features commentary on Badlock, ransomware trends and a new Internet security threat report. Read on for details on the following headlines: Badlock vulnerability is not critical, Two major insurers enter cyber insurance arena, Symantec issues Internet security threat report, A new type of ransomware emerges, The U.S.… READ MORE
Our weekly application security news roundup for March 28 to April 1 2016 features “Google dorking,” another healthcare institution malware victim, new Android vulnerability, and details on Petya ransomware. Read on for details on the following headlines: Investigators suspect “Google dorking” in Iranian hackers’ attempt to attack a New York dam, Healthcare institution MedStar is a victim of a… READ MORE
Our weekly application security news roundup for March 21 to 25 2016 features Badlock, the security of hospitals and federal agencies, and a new Android vulnerability. Read on for details on the following headlines: The Badlock bug will be disclosed in April Verizon’s breach division attacked Federal agency security incidents are on the rise New report shows federal agencies fall behind in their… READ MORE
- Today's AppSec News: Bangladesh Bank Hack, NJ Town Victim of RansomwareMarch 21, 2016 | Security News
In today’s news, we have an interim investigative report on the Bangladesh Bank hack, a flaw discovered in Apple’s iMessage encryption, the town of Plainfield N.J. gets targeted in a ransomware attack, research finds 24 vehicle keys vulnerable to unlocking, and Google has made its binary code analysis tool BinDiff free for security researchers. The Investigation Continues on the Bangladesh Bank… READ MORE
In today’s news, millions of Android users may be at risk from another "Stagefright" security flaw, Islamic State hackers posted a "kill list" of Minnesota cops and an Android vulnerability could allow for “easy” root access. New 'Metaphor' Android Virus Can Hack Samsung, LG and HTC Phones in 15 Seconds Millions of Android users may be at risk from another "Stagefright" security flaw after… READ MORE
- Today's AppSec News: NY Times hit with malvertising, XSS in some VMware productsMarch 16, 2016 | Security News
Major News Websites Hit by Malvertising Attacks Major websites including the BBC, Newsweek, The New York Times and MSN ran malicious online advertisements on Sunday that attacked users’ computers, a campaign that one expert said was the largest seen in two years. "Researchers at Trend Micro, Malwarebytes, and Trustwave each reported a spike in malicious traffic over the weekend that impacted… READ MORE
Bangladesh Central Bank Chief Resigns After Funds Stolen by Hackers In the latest development on the Bangladesh hack, Atiur Rahman, governor of the bank, resigned Tuesday after more than $100 million was stolen from the bank's account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last month. The WSJ reports, "Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said Tuesday that Mr. Rahman resigned over the theft,… READ MORE
As a single healthcare record brings nearly 10 times the value of a stolen credit-card number, combined with the competitive differentiation of healthcare intellectual property (drug or device development, billing processes, care procedures, etc.), it’s no wonder cyberattackers are increasingly targeting healthcare providers. The rapidly expanding IT footprint, a bottoms-up technology culture… READ MORE
Security is now the second leading risk to a company’s brand – ahead of traditional risks related to safety, health, and the environment, according to Deloitte. It should come as little surprise that legal risk related to cybersecurity is becoming a major concern for corporate directors. Pressure is building for boards and management teams to deal with cybersecurity issues that can impact their… READ MORE
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