Lookout sells its consumer cybersecurity business to F-Secure for $223M and goes all-in on the enterprise

Lookout’s long-running transition to becoming an enterprise security company is all but complete, revealing today that it’s selling its consumer mobile security business to Finland’s

A newly discovered malware hijacks Facebook Business accounts

An ongoing cybercriminal operation is targeting digital marketing and human resources professionals in an effort to hijack Facebook Business accounts using a newly discovered data-stealing malware. Re

Push Security launches to make SaaS sprawl and shadow IT safer

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) has emerged as a pan-industry force by just about every estimation. SaaS has been bucking many of the venture slowdown trends, while data from Gartner indicates that SaaS

A Bluetooth bug in a popular at-home COVID-19 test could falsify results

A security researcher found a Bluetooth vulnerability in a popular at-home COVID-19 test allowing him to modify its results. F-Secure researcher Ken Gannon identified the since-fixed flaw in the Ellum

How startups can go passwordless, thanks to zero trust

“There is no doubt that over time, people are going to rely less and less on passwords… they just don’t meet the challenge for anything you really want to secure,” said Bill Ga

Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data

Most modern computers, even devices with disk encryption, are vulnerable to a new attack that can steal sensitive data in a matter of minutes, new research says. In new findings published Wednesday, F

F-Secure to buy MWR InfoSecurity for ~$106M+ to offer better threat hunting

The ongoing shift of emphasis in the cyber security industry from defensive, reactive actions towards pro-active detection and response has fueled veteran Finnish security company F-Secure’s acq

Suspicious likes lead to researcher lighting up a 22,000-strong botnet on Twitter

Botnets are fascinating to me. Who creates them? What are they for? And why doesn't someone delete them? The answers are probably less interesting than I hope, but in the meantime I like to cheer when

F-Secure buys Little Flocker to upgrade its Mac security play

Security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski revealed he was joining Apple earlier this month, and now it turns out his Mac security app, Little Flocker, has gone awol because it's joining F-Secure.

Exploiting machine learning in cybersecurity

While more and more jobs are being forfeited to robots and artificial intelligence, is it conceivable to convey to machines a responsibility as complicated as cybersecurity? The topic is being hotly d

Video: It's 2010 And People Have Absolutely Zero Computer Security & Safety Knowledge

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/fsec.jpg" />Ha, this is too funny. The folks at F Secure went out onto the mean streets of San Francisco to ascertain the average person'

F-Secure Pays €27.5 Million For French Storage Startup Steek

<img src="http://uk.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/f-secure-steek.png" />Finnish computer security provider <a href="http://www.f-secure.com">F-Secure</a> has acquired venture-backed French st

F-Secure Buys Online Storage Startup Steek For $38.8 Million

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/cp_1247666041_f-secure-steek-215x80.png" width="215" height="80" />Finnish computer security provider <a href="http://www.f-secure.com">F-Secu

TC/CG Meet-up: Helsinki Update

I’ll be in Helsinki next week and I’d like to plan a very informal meet-up on Tuesday, April 28 at about 7pm. All those Finns in favor, please email me at john@crunchgear.com with the subj