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BitSight's Jake Olcott discusses reducing premiums and understanding risk in the cyber insurance space in this Information Management feature article.

Security researchers from BitSight Technologies' Anubis Networks have detected a problematic Android update mechanism, because of which nearly 3 million Android handsets are vulnerable to hacks.
Researchers from BitSight Technologies' Anubis Networks said  Android devices that run over-the-air update software from Chinese developer Ragentek do so over an unencrypted channel.

Many brands of cheap Chinese smartphones could be secretly infected by malware via firmware updates, and nearly 3 million smartphone users may be vulnerable to attack as a result, according to...

BitSight reserachers have found more vulnerable firmware in a range of budget Android phones, raising concerns over their security. This latest incident comes 11 months after security analysts...

According to a report from BitSight Technologies, nearly 3 million cheap Android running devices are vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle type of attack due to a vulnerability in the implementation...

BitSight researchers released an advisory about a rootkit found in the Ragentek firmware used in certain Android smartphones, mostly manufactured by Chinese OEMs. The researchers carried out...

Nearly 3 million Android phones have been found to contain a very powerful rootkit/backdoor that leaves the user vulnerable to remote control, tracking and code execution attacks. Researchers from...

Security researchers from BitSight have discovered a new problem in Android, which specifically affects the OTA (Over The Air) system used for firmware updates, and stated that nearly 3 million...
Researchers from BitSight Technologies discovered two internet domains that were hardwired into the Ragentek firmware of a number of Android smartphones. Until recently these domains were...

Low-cost Android phones from BLU, Infinix, Doogee, Leagoo, IKU, Beeline or Xolo might be harbouring some badware in the firmware. The issue affects phones that use an over-the-air update mechanism...

"The thing that scares us is a lot of these users will be unaware of the vulnerability, and they will never get an update," BitSight CTO Stephen Boyer told ArsTechnica.

A powerful backdoor/rootkit has been discovered on nearly 3 million Android smartphones worldwide, allowing an attacker to take complete control over the device once the flaw is successfully...
BitSight Technologies reports that more than 2.8 million low-cost Android smartphones are vulnerable to code-execution attacks, which could allow the installation of malware on affected handsets.
Nearly 3 million Android devices are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks that could allow attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code with root privileges, turning over full control of...
Almost 3 million Android devices are vulnerable to man-in-the middle-attacks that could turn over full control of the handsets to hackers. The attack hits at root level and sends device...

BitSight's latest industry report explores the growing trend of ransomware across nearly 20,000 companies to identify common forms of ransomware, and identifies which industries are most...

BitSight's Jay Jacobs, Sr. Data Scientist and former lead analyst of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, discusses storytelling with data and why information security data analysis is...