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Several serious vulnerabilities found in Seagate wireless hard drives. Firmware updates available.
The Iran-linked cyber espionage group dubbed “Rocket Kitten” has launched attacks against individuals and organizations in the Middle East. Expert identified hundreds of targets.
Siemens has released an update for its ROS updating system to address an IP forwarding vulnerability affecting RUGGEDCOM switches.
Chrome 45 available for download. 29 security issues patched in the latest version.
Study conducted by Google’s lcamtuf shows that most vulnerabilities are discovered by full-time researchers using fuzzers.
Intel Security report explains how endpoint security products should be capable of detecting GPU malware.
Smartsheet has patched an insecure direct object reference vulnerability that could have been exploited to hijack user accounts.
Moxa has released firmware updates to address several vulnerabilities in EDS industrial ethernet switches.
BitTorrent has addressed the vulnerability that could have been exploited to launch DRDoS attacks.
Mozilla has updated Firefox 40 to patch a couple of critical and high severity vulnerabilities.

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Travis Greene's picture
In the case of Hilary Clinton's personal email server, we know that Top Secret information was transmitted over a network that likely wasn’t equipped to safeguard it. If her server was a target of foreign state actors, the implications are frightening.
Nate Kube's picture
Critical services we rely on are increasingly dependent upon cyberphysical interactivity. The scope of these critical services continues to broaden and deepen across industries, especially as the functionality and speed of devices is more widely understood.
David Holmes's picture
As new SSL vulnerabilities surface, we can use our enterprise-specific categorization to decide if it’s going to be a Godzilla day or a Hello Kitty day.
Mark Hatton's picture
Unfortunately, when it comes to security, what you’ve accomplished means very little. It’s all about where the vulnerabilities still exist.
David Holmes's picture
Is it possible to apply this maxim to global SSL patch rates? Let’s take a look at the most recent SSL vulnerability: POODLE.
David Holmes's picture
The media was so taken with the idea that Kate Upton nude photos had caused a DDoS attack that they just took the story and ran with it. But what really caused disrupted service across New Zealand’s major ISPs?
Mark Hatton's picture
Without the ability to prioritize in certain situations, you may end up waiting weeks to apply the most important patch. Think of your corporate network like your home. There are probably lots of items on your honey do list, but they can’t all be completed today.
Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Scott Simkin's picture
As more organizations build applications other than Web and corporate email into the course of their business, adversaries are taking note and adjusting their tactics.
Torsten George's picture
It appears that 2014 will be remembered in the IT industry for several severe and wide-reaching server-side vulnerabilities. So what lessons can we learn from these vulnerabilities?