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The Azure Web Application Firewall is now generally available, allowing customers to deflect cyber-attacks aimed at application hosted on Microsoft's cloud.
VMware released an update fixing four different security vulnerabilities that could have potentially enabled an attacker to escape the isolation of a virtual machine and attack a host operating system.
The open-source Kubernetes container management and orchestration system has implemented a security vulnerability disclosure policy that aims to help minimize risk.
The newly-released 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index report found a 566 percent increase in the number of compromised data records as the total number of security vulnerabilities surpassed 10,000 for the first time.
Eighty-six percent more data records were lost in 2016 than 2015, with malicious outsiders ranked as the top cause, Gemalto's Breach Level Index finds.
Symantec made multiple acquisitions in 2016, including its $4.65 billion purchase of Blue Coat, and is now benefiting from those assets as it aims to grow in 2017.
DAILY VIDEO: Cyber-thieves using GiftGhostBot to steal gift card balances; Google threatens to distrust Symantec SSL/TLS certificates; Google warns users it plans to remove SMS texting from Hangouts; and there's more.
With its iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 security updates, Apple patches a number of interesting flaws, but none that were apparently related to the recent WikiLeaks Vault 7 Central Intelligence Agency disclosure.
DAILY VIDEO: Hacker accused of carrying out business email scam netting $100M; Google's web ad misplacement troubles spread to U.S.; Konica Minolta developing office automation Hub for SMBs; and there's more.
IBM Trusteer Rapport adds news cognitive capabilities to help rapidly detect and protect against phishing attacks.
Google is warning that it intends to deprecate and remove trust in Symantec-issued SSL/TLS certificates, as Symantec shoots back that the move is unwarranted.
Distil Networks discovers a new advanced persistent bot that is stealing money from gift cards at retailers around the world.