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VMware warns customers of potential compromise as attacks targeting the Log4j vulnerability in Horizon are ramping up. [Read More]
The ransomware hijacks the NAS device’s login page to display a ransom note there. [Read More]
In a barebones advisory, Apple acknowledged the zero-day took aim at a memory corruption issue in IOMobileFrameBuffer, an oft-targeted iOS kernel extension. [Read More]
Claroty has released a new open source tool designed for identifying ENIP stacks. [Read More]
A researcher has earned over $100,000 from Apple for showing how an attacker could exploit Safari and macOS vulnerabilities to hijack a user’s online accounts and webcam. [Read More]
Qualys security researchers warn of an easily exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability in polkit’s pkexec. [Read More]
Hackers appear to be targeting the SonicWall vulnerability CVE-2021-20038, and while attacks observed so far have not been successful, that could change at any moment. [Read More]
The U.K. government’s cybersecurity agency plans to ship a collection of well-tested, reliable scanning scripts to help defenders mitigate high-priority software flaws. [Read More]
Security updates released for PrinterLogic Web Stack and the Virtual Appliance address nine security bugs, including a trio of high-severity issues. [Read More]
The Log4Shell vulnerability hasn’t seen mass exploitation yet, but attacks might be picking up as botnets start exploiting it. [Read More]

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Keith Ibarguen's picture
Far too many engineers in the trenches don’t take the time to lift their heads to see context, so when good (and bad) things happen, this is a great management opportunity that you should take full advantage of.
Yaniv Vardi's picture
Supply chain cyber risk is complicated and spans the entire lifecycle of a product—across design, manufacturing, distribution, storage, and maintenance.
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.