Cybersecurity company Proofpoint, which helped slow the sweeping global ransomware attack WannaCry after it emerged Friday, has now discovered a much more insidious, profitable, and potentially widespread cyberattack called Adylkuzz.
Adylkuzz doesn’t demand, as WannaCry does, that victims pay a ransom... Read more »
Understory, a weather technology startup based in Madison, WI, has expanded its geographic footprint and named a key customer.
Understory builds weather stations to measure things like wind, temperature, humidity, rain, and hail. It sells weather data to businesses such... Read more »
Citron Research published a report critical of Exact Sciences and its flagship screening test for colorectal cancer Monday, prompting a testy exchange on television later in the day between Exact CEO Kevin Conroy and Andrew Left, founder of Citron and a... Read more »
This may be the incident that finally pushes ransomware into the mainstream—and also forces both organizations and malicious hackers to adapt their approaches when it comes to this type of attack.
The “WannaCry” virus, which first hit companies and healthcare services... Read more »
On a day dominated by news about President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey, and its impact on the ongoing investigation of Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election, two significant developments for the cybersecurity industry also emerged Thursday.
First,... Read more »
“New York, New York, it’s a hell of a town. The Bronx is up, but we’re Brooklyn down.”
For all you old-school Brooklyn swingers out there, we’ll take a short break from the madness in the nation’s capital and start... Read more »
Stay current on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community, starting with these recent headlines:
—Agro Biosciences, a Milwaukee-area company whose technology is aimed at identifying beneficial bacteria in order to improve agricultural products, said it was acquired by Church & Dwight (NYSE:... Read more »
Scott Gottlieb will be the new FDA commissioner.
The U.S. Senate voted 57 to 42 on Tuesday to confirm Gottlieb, a physician and venture capitalist, to lead the regulatory agency. He succeeds former FDA commissioner Robert Califf, who stepped down in... Read more »
Want to go for a bike ride?
If so, some of your next steps might be to determine the distance of your ride, where it will begin and end, and whether you want to invite anyone else to join.
Blackriver,... Read more »