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The CyberWire is a free, community-driven cyber security news service based in Baltimore. Our mission is to provide a relevant and intelligently organized daily digest of the critical news happening across the global cyber security domain. The CyberWire is proud to be an ad-free news product, created by industry, for industry.

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In the Beginning…
Originally, the CyberWire was a daily business and technical intelligence brief for the staff of CyberPoint International. It was created to provide a summary of important cyber security developments distilled from an ever-increasing number of sources. With the aim of helping educate individuals, businesses, and the public about the importance of cyber security and the threats they face every day, the CyberWire opened to the public in September 2012.
Current Issue

Android Stagefright vulnerable. Black Vine espionage group linked to Beijing. Apple patches. Modeling cyber value-at-risk. Approaches to disclosure.

THE CYBERWIRE (Tuesday, July 28, 2015) — Issues with Android's Stagefright media playback engine, reported yesterday by Zimperium researchers, lead today's news. The Stagefright vulnerability is being called "Heartbleed for Mobile," and could be exploited via MMS requiring no user interaction. The basic problem is said to be Stagefright's "overprivileged" status. Both Silent Circle and Mozilla have patched their Android platforms; Google is expected to push out a fix soon. But in the meantime, see early notes on device protection from LIFARS and Sophos. Read more.
Latest Coverage
SINET Innovation Summit 2015

SINET Innovation Summit 2015

June 25, 2015 The Times Center, New York, NY

SINET's Innovation Summit connects America's three most powerful epicenters and evangelizes the importance of industry, government and academic collaboration on joint research initiatives. The opportunity to bring practitioners and theory together to discuss fundamental cyber security challenges is critical to the advancement of innovation in the cyber domain. This summit is designed to reinvigorate public-private partnership efforts and increase relationships that foster the sharing of information and joint collaboration on cybersecurity research projects. Read more

Latest Interview
Chris Coleman

Chris Coleman

CEO, LookingGlass

July 22, 2015— Mergers and acquisitions are of particular interest in a growing sector like cyber security. We spoke with LookingGlass CEO Chris Coleman about his company's acquisition of Prague-based Kleissner & Associates, and he shared his views on the importance of aligning acquisition with strategic goals. Read more.
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