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Cybersecurity 500 2018: The Official List
May 21, 2018 | By Cybersecurity Ventures

Thousands of startups have been formed over the past decade to focus on combating cybercrime.  The Cybersecurity 500 features the hottest and most innovative companies in this market. Read More >

Amazon’s Alexa could be tricked into snooping on users, say security researchers
May 7, 2018 | By Danny Palmer

Security researchers say they found a way to make Amazon's Alexa digital assistant listen in on its users indefinitely -- and provide a transcript of everything said in front of... Read More >

Turning an Echo Into a Spy Device Only Took Some Clever Coding
May 7, 2018 | By LILY HAY NEWMAN

IT'S IMPORTANT NOT to overstate the security risks of the Amazon Echo and other so-called smart speakers. They're useful, fun, and generally have well thought-out privacy protections. Then again, putting a mic in your home naturally... Read More >

New Skill Let Amazon Alexa Spy on Users
May 7, 2018 | By PAUL WAGENSEIL

As a proof of concept, researchers from Israel-based application-security firm Checkmarx wrote a malicious "skill," or Alexa functions, that managed to turn an Amazon Echo Dot into a full-fledged eavesdropping device that recorded dialogue indefinitely and sent transcriptions of human speech to a third-party website as well as to Amazon. (The skill was never... Read More >

Researchers Hacked Amazon’s Alexa to Spy On Users, Again
May 7, 2018 | By Lindsey O’Donnell

A malicious proof-of-concept Amazon Echo Skill shows how attackers can abuse the Alexa virtual assistant to eavesdrop on consumers with smart devices – and automatically transcribe every word said. Checkmarx... Read More >

Latest Alexa hack shows Echo could be turned into scary spying device
May 7, 2018 | By Colm Gorey

According to Forbes, the discovery was made by a company called Checkmarx, whose tools test the security of soon-to-be released software. The hack exploits Alexa’s in-built function to listen out for follow-up... Read More >

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April 2, 2018

Checkmarx is Named a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

RAMAT GAN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, today announced that it has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing. Checkmarx’s Application Security Testing platform includes Codebashing (Secure Coding... Read More >


March 20, 2018

Checkmarx Names Bernd Leger Chief Marketing Officer

NEW YORK & RAMAT GAN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing, today announced that it has appointed Bernd Leger as Chief Marketing Officer. Leger has been an innovator in marketing helping fast-growing global companies scale for more than 20 years. He will be responsible for overseeing Checkmarx's... Read More >


January 24, 2018

Checkmarx Announces Strong Momentum in 2017, Fueled by Revenue and Customer Growth

Application security testing leader saw a 70 percent year-over-year sales growth and added 350 new customers RAMAT GAN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing, today announced that... Read More >


November 30, 2017

Checkmarx is the Number One Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company in Israel Five Years in a Row

November 30, 2017  NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in Application Security Testing, has been selected for the fifth year in a row as one of Israel's fastest growing companies... Read More >


November 1, 2017

Checkmarx Announces Partnership with Leading IT Provider TeraMach, a Pivot Company

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in Application Security Testing, today announced a partnership with TeraMach, a Pivot company and full-service information technology provider. TeraMach will be able to offer enterprise customers... Read More >


October 18, 2017

Checkmarx Expands Codebashing Developer Application Security Training With New Interactive Mobile Security Courses

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing solutions, today announced it is launching new mobile security courses for developers. The interactive courses include secure coding for Android Java,... Read More >

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