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API Security Weekly: Issue #71
February 21, 2020

This week, we take a look at the recent API vulnerabilities found in SoundCloud and the electric scooter service Lime. Read More

SoundCloud Tackles DoS, Account Takeover Issues
February 12, 2020

Using the camera apps from Google and Samsung, other apps were able to create images and sound recordings without proper authorization. Read More

What Happens in Hitech Stays in Hitech (and Thailand)
February 3, 2020

Opening its fiscal year 2020, Checkmarx traveled to Israel's favorite exotic destination: Thailand. Read More

Security Pitfalls to avoid when programming using an API
January 14, 2020

OWASP’s API Security Project has released the first edition of its top 10 list of API security risks. Read More

Breaking Down the OWASP API Security Top 10, Part 2
January 3, 2020

Due to the widespread usage of APIs, and the fact that attackers realize APIs are a new attack frontier, the OWASP API Security Top 10 Project was launched. Read More

The Top 10 Cybersecurity Stories of 2019
December 27, 2019

Here are the top 10 cybersecurity stories of 2019, which open a window onto the 2020 cyber threatscape. Read More

Checkmarx Predictions for 2020
December 24, 2019

Maty Siman, Erez Yalon, and Matt Rose provide their forecasts for the 2020 cyber market. Read More

Dangerous iOS, Android, and Smartphone Vulnerabilities
December 20, 2019

Over the course of 2019, we've seen the variety of attacks and vulnerabilities impacting our iOS and Android smartphones escalate. Read More

Software Predictions for 2020 From Around the Industry
December 17, 2019

Thought leaders weigh in on what we can expect from the software development industry in 2020. Read More

42 More Cybersecurity Predictions For 2020
December 12, 2019

Checkmarx CTO Maty Siman predicts why we'll see a rise in the use of AI to wage cyberattacks in 2020. Read More

Interview: Meir Benion, Checkmarx
December 11, 2019

Meir emigrated from France a few years ago and entered Checkmarx, placing a strong emphasis on the needs of the client. Read More

Security Vulnerability Allows Apps Access to Camera
November 23, 2019

Using the camera apps from Google and Samsung, other apps were able to create images and sound recordings without proper authorization. Read More

5 Companies That Had a Rough Week
November 22, 2019

For the week ending Nov. 22, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions. Read More

Do You Have a Samsung or Pixel Phone?
November 20, 2019

A severe security breach allowed hackers to gain full control of Android Samsung and Pixel cameras. Read More

Check Now to See if a Rogue App Can Control Your Camera
November 20, 2019

According to an investigation by Checkmarx security researchers, some Android devices may have an unpatched security flaw that an app could use to record you without your knowledge. Read More

Hundreds of Millions of Android Phone Cameras Can by Hijacked
November 20, 2019

Samsung, Google fix the problem on their own phones, but not clear where other makers stand. Read More

Hackers Can Transform Android Smartphones Into Spying Devices
November 20, 2019

Checkmarx developers created a rogue app to see if they could find flaws in Androids. Read More

Android Security Flaw Could Have Let Hackers Hijack Phone’s Camera
November 20, 2019

An attacker could also obtain GPS data and even listen in on calls. Read More

Bug in Google Camera Put Android Users at Risk
November 20, 2019

Google has disclosed a vulnerability in Android which made it possible for hackers to hijack your camera, and secretly capture photos and record footage. Read More

Vulnerability Could Give Criminals Android Camera Control
November 20, 2019

Unauthorized activities could be triggered even if a phone is locked, its screen is turned off, or a person is in the middle of a call. Read More

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