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White hat hackers show how easy it is to bypass the iris recognition system on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphones [Read More]
It takes SCADA vendors 150 days to patch vulnerabilities, and the industry is roughly at the same level as the cybersecurity sector [Read More]
Russian authorities dismantle cybercrime gang responsible for infecting 1 million Android phones with a banking Trojan and stealing nearly $900,000 [Read More]
ImageMagick, an open source command line graphics file editor, has been retired by one of its major consumers: Yahoo. [Read More]
Several critical DoS vulnerabilities patched in Asterisk, the open source communications framework used by over one million systems [Read More]
EternalRocks is the first known malware incorporating seven NSA hacking tools to compromise systems and install a secret backdoor. [Read More]
Verizon Messages was affected by a flaw that could have been exploited to launch XSS attacks over SMS [Read More]
Most of the computers affected by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak were running Windows 7, security researchers have revealed. [Read More]
VMware releases updates for Windows and Linux versions of Workstation to address privilege escalation and DoS vulnerabilities [Read More]
WikiLeaks detailed Athena, a malware developed by the CIA with a U.S. offensive-driven cybersecurity firm. The tool works on all versions of Windows [Read More]

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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.
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.