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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Apple's new Secure Kernel Extension Loading (SKEL) security feature, set to be implemented in the upcoming macOS 10.13 High Sierra, is trivial to bypass, a security researcher claims. [Read More]
Equifax confirms that an Apache Struts vulnerability exploited in the wild since March has been used to breach its systems [Read More]
Zerodium is offering a total of $1 million for Tor Browser zero-day exploits that it will sell to governments [Read More]
SEC Consult discloses details of several vulnerabilities affecting IBM InfoSphere DataStage and Information Server [Read More]
SAP on Tuesday released 16 security notes as part of its SAP Security Patch Day, to which it also added 1 out-of-band release and 6 updates to previously released Security Notes, for a total of 23 Notes. [Read More]
Microsoft patches 80 vulnerabilities, including a .NET framework zero-day flaw exploited to deliver spyware [Read More]
Microsoft patches .NET zero-day vulnerability exploited to deliver FinFisher spyware to Russian users [Read More]
Adobe patches only two vulnerabilities in Flash Player this month, but they are both critical and allow remote code execution [Read More]
Billions of devices may be exposed to a new and stealthy Bluetooth attack that can be carried out without any user interaction [Read More]
Imperva detects thousands of attacks exploiting recently patched Apache Struts vulnerability to hack servers [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Vulnerabilities

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Jennifer Blatnik's picture
If the WannaCry incident taught us anything, it’s that global, widespread ransomware can and will impact organizations without any notice. The time to prepare is now.
Torsten George's picture
Hackers are exploiting known vulnerabilities and are betting on the fact that organizations don’t know how to fix what really matters.
Jim Ivers's picture
With the advent of connected devices, privacy and security have become tightly linked because theft of private data is often the goal of malicious attacks.
Jim Ivers's picture
If we agree that quality and security problems are both a form of defect, then we must sufficiently address both to produce software of the highest integrity.
Adam Meyer's picture
As with anything new, you need to prepare and plan for IoT devices being in your environment to maximize the value they provide, while minimizing the inherent risk of these network-enabled devices.
Dan Cornell's picture
Gaining an understanding of the tools that development teams use provides security teams with valuable insight into how developers work, how they make decisions, and the incentives that drive them.
Jim Ivers's picture
Enlightened toy manufacturers likely begin to embrace the basic concepts of IoT security and build connected toys that can be trusted by parents.
Jim Ivers's picture
Enabling developers through the right mix of tools and education just makes too much sense and generates too much value for all concerned.
Adam Meyer's picture
Cyber threat intelligence is showing us is that most threats simply exploit a series of well-documented vulnerabilities and other weak points to move along the path of least resistance – and the most profit.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Not adhering to responsible disclosure has the potential to amplify the threats posed by certain vulnerabilities and incidents.