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Researchers found a way to hack Amazon’s Alexa: report
May 7, 2018 | By Fox News Staff

Independent Women’s Forum’s Nan Hayworth and Democratic strategist Wendy Osefo discuss the report that researchers discovered a way to hack Amazon’s Alexa. Read More >

This ‘Skill’ Can Trick Amazon Alexa Into Eavesdropping For Hackers
May 7, 2018 | By Manisha Priyadarshini

Ateam of security researchers at Checkmarx have created a “skill” that can turn Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa into an eavesdropping device. It abuses the built-in request capabilities of the device to record your conversation... Read More >

Amazon’s Alexa Hacked To Surreptitiously Record Everything It Hears
May 7, 2018 | By Kevin Murnane

Voice-activated assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and the Google Assistant are convenient and powerful tools for getting information and carrying out tasks. They also raise privacy questions because they record their interactions with the... Read More >

Researchers say they tricked Alexa into spying on them
May 7, 2018 | By Steven Melendez

Researchers at security firm Checkmarx say they built a proof-of-concept skill for Amazon’s Echo devices that in theory could have voice assistant Alexa listen to, transcribe, and report what users said after... Read More >

Researchers Find Amazon Alexa Can Be Hacked to Record Users
May 7, 2018 | By Sean Michael Kerner

On April 25, security firm Checkmarx publicly disclosed that it has found that a malicious developer can trick Amazon's Alexa voice assistant technology to record everything a user says. At... Read More >

Amazon fixed an exploit that allowed Alexa to listen all the time
May 7, 2018 | By Rob LeFebvre

Amazon's Alexa is good at listening, since it has to be ready when you say its wake word, like "Alexa," "Echo" or "Computer." That very same feature, though, has people... Read More >

Press Releases

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Nov

November 30, 2016

Checkmarx Recognized By Deloitte Israel Technology Fast 50 2016 As Israel’s Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing, has been selected as one of Israel's fastest growing companies in Deloitte's Fast 50 2016 awards program for the fourth year in a... Read More >

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Sep

September 19, 2016

Checkmarx Announces AppSec Coach™ – an integrated In-context eLearning Platform That Sharpens Developers’ Secure Coding Skills

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing, today announced availability of a new secure coding eLearning platform. AppSec Coach provides Checkmarx customers the ability to address... Read More >

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Sep

September 7, 2016

Checkmarx Announces Support For Swift Programming Language Vulnerability Detection And Remediation

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing, today announced Swift language support, providing Checkmarx users with the ability to identify and mitigate security, quality and compliance... Read More >

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Aug

August 24, 2016

Checkmarx Announces Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Support

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing, today announced availability of its FIPS compliance CxSAST offering. The new capability enables Checkmarx to comply with FIPS 140 regulations and maintain its strict guidelines across all Checkmarx implementations. (more…) Read More >

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Aug

August 3, 2016

Checkmarx Announces Exclusive Partnership with TOYO Corporation

TEL AVIV--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Checkmarx, a global leader in software application security, today announced it has entered into an exclusive agency partnership with TOYO, leader of the world's most advanced measurement instruments and systems, to offer Checkmarx’ flagship Static Application Security Testing tool “Checkmarx CxSAST” to TOYO customers as a security solution... Read More >

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Oct

October 8, 2015

Checkmarx Asks Developers: “Are You #SecureDevAware?” to Mark National Cyber Security Awareness Month

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Checkmarx, a global leader in software application security, today launched http://securedevkit.com to raise awareness for secure development within R&D teams. The campaign... Read More >