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An easy-to-exploit bug in macOS High Sierra allows root access to a machine without needing a password and it’s remotely exploitable [Read More]
Five vulnerabilities that can lead to records manipulation, XSS, DoS, and configuration changes patched in PowerDNS [Read More]
Bulletproof Coffee has sent out several payment card breach notifications in the past year. The company is having difficulties keeping hackers out [Read More]
The notorious Cobalt hacking group has started to exploit a 17-year-old vulnerability (CVE-2017-11882) in Microsoft Office that was addressed earlier this month, security researchers claim. [Read More]
Critical remote code execution vulnerability found in Exim, a popular mail transfer agent (MTA) running on hundreds of thousands of mail servers [Read More]
New variant of Mirai malware targets ZyXEL devices using recently disclosed default credentials [Read More]
Researcher earns $10,000 bounty for a vulnerability that could have been exploited to delete any photo on Facebook [Read More]
Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, HPE, Lenovo, Intel and Panasonic working on patches for recently disclosed vulnerabilities affecting Intel CPUs [Read More]
One of the vulnerabilities addressed by Apple in its latest set of security patches for macOS is an arbitrary code execution flaw, which could be exploited via malicious USB devices. [Read More]
More vendors warn customers that their industrial communications products are vulnerable to the recently disclosed KRACK Wi-Fi attack [Read More]

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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.
Jim Ivers's picture
Many of you understand that addressing the vulnerabilities in your software is something you can no longer ignore, and are ready to get serious about software security.
Jim Ivers's picture
If your target is a connected toy, there is a new angle to consider: how secure is that toy? Is the connectivity of the toy potentially exposing personal data about your child?
David Holmes's picture
Many can figure out how to hack Smart-city services using simple techniques like replay to get free services or, in some cases, make a little bit of money.
Torsten George's picture
Faced with hundreds, thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of vulnerabilities across their IT infrastructures leaves security practitioners at a virtually insurmountable disadvantage.
Jim Ivers's picture
As with any business relationship, you should use software or open source components from your allies with your eyes open to the potential risks.