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Analysis of 4 million Docker container images found that over half have critical vulnerabilities and thousands of them include malicious or potentially harmful elements. [Read More]
Google Project Zero has disclosed the details of an iOS exploit that allows an attacker to hack iPhones remotely over Wi-Fi without interaction and steal sensitive user data. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities discovered by researchers in Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk Linx product can allow attackers to compromise engineering workstations and tamper with PLCs. [Read More]
Cybercriminals have been observed targeting a recently disclosed vulnerability in the GO SMS Pro messaging application to steal user data. [Read More]
The WebKit browser engine is affected by several vulnerabilities, including ones that can be exploited for remote code execution by convincing the targeted user to visit a malicious website. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities discovered by researchers in SD-WAN products from Silver Peak (now owned by HP), Cisco, Citrix and VMware can be exploited to steer traffic or completely shut down a company’s network. [Read More]
Drupal released an out-of-band security update just before Thanksgiving to patch code execution vulnerabilities for which exploit code exists. [Read More]
An unofficial patch is now available through ACROS Security’s 0patch service for a zero-day vulnerability identified earlier this month in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. [Read More]
cPanel last week released patches to address three vulnerabilities in cPanel & WebHost Manager (WHM), including one leading to two-factor authentication (2FA) bypass. [Read More]
VMware has published an advisory to inform users that it’s working on patching CVE-2020-4006, a critical command injection vulnerability affecting Workspace ONE Access. [Read More]

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Gunter Ollmann's picture
CISOs are increasingly partnering with DevOps leaders and vigilantly modernizing secure development lifecycle (SDLC) processes to embrace new machine learning (ML) approaches.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Performing gap analysis well and remediating findings appropriately can help reduce both the number of weak points within your enterprise and your susceptibility to attack at each of them.
John Maddison's picture
Organizations must adopt a holistic approach to securing their distributed networked environment that enables them to see and manage their entire distributed network, including all attack vectors, through a single pane of glass.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
With years of bug bounty programs now behind us, it is interesting to see how the information security sector transformed – or didn’t.
Marie Hattar's picture
There are good and bad ways to make vulnerabilities known. A premature “full disclosure” of a previously unknown issue can unleash the forces of evil, and the “black hats” often move faster than vendors or enterprise IT teams.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
Any bug hunter, security analyst, software vendor, or device manufacturer should not rely on CVSS as the pointy end of the stick for prioritizing remediation.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
In a world of over-hyped bugs, stunt hacking, and branded vulnerability disclosures, my advice to CISOs is to make security lemonade by finding practical next steps to take.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Regardless of which framework you use, it’s crucial to operationalize it in the context of your organization’s unique environment and risk factors.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recalculating and reevaluating priorities based on a continuous flow of new data, learnings and your risk profile, helps to ensure you’re staying focused on what matters in a highly dynamic environment.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Proper evaluation of business risk requires insight into the likelihood that a vulnerability will be exploited, and if exploited, how that vulnerability could impact the company on a macro level.