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A security audit of Firefox Accounts revealed a total of 15 issues, including flaws rated critical and high severity [Read More]
Oracle on Tuesday released its July 2017 Critical Patch Update (CPU) to address a total of 308 vulnerabilities, the highest number of security fixes ever released in a quarter. [Read More]
A vulnerability dubbed by researchers Devil’s Ivy could affect millions of security cameras and other IoT devices [Read More]
A piece of malware dubbed SHELLBIND uses the Samba exploit dubbed SambaCry in attacks targeted at NAS devices [Read More]
A security researcher has devised an EternalSynergy-based exploit that can compromise versions of Windows newer than Windows 8. [Read More]
Tens of thousands of Memcached servers are exposed to the Internet and vulnerable to attacks leveraging critical remote code execution flaws found last year [Read More]
Fuzzing reveals several DoS and remote code execution vulnerabilities in FreeRADIUS [Read More]
Cisco patches critical WebEx remote code execution vulnerabilities found by Google and Divergent Security researchers [Read More]
Amendments to U.S. intelligence and defense policy bills include Russian and North Korean hacking, cybersecurity strategy, vulnerability disclosures, and information leaks [Read More]
Over 750 domains hijacked and pointed to RIG exploit kit after attackers accessed a web portal belonging to a technical partner of French registrar Gandi [Read More]

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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.
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.