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The researchers reverse-engineered Apple’s BootROM and built a software toolkit to explore vulnerabilities in Apple’s systems-on-a-chip (SoC). [Read More]
Drupal developers inform users about patches for five moderately critical CSRF and access bypass vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Microsoft has linked the recently patched MSHTML vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444) exploited via malicious Office documents to known ransomware operators. [Read More]
Microsoft patched one critical and three high-severity issues that can allow attackers to execute code remotely as root or escalate privileges. [Read More]
The German software maker released a total of 17 new security notes along with updates for two other notes. [Read More]
September 2021 ICS Patch Tuesday - Siemens and Schneider Electric release 25 advisories to address a total of more than 40 vulnerabilities. [Read More]
The patch comes exactly one week after the Redmond, Wash. software giant acknowledged the CVE-2021-40444 security defect and confirmed the existence of in-the-wild exploitation via booby-trapped Microsoft Office documents. [Read More]
Apple rushed to patch a major security flaw which allows spyware to be downloaded on an iPhone or iPad without the owner even a button. But how do such "zero-click" attacks work, and can they be stopped? [Read More]
Security researchers worldwide are invited to hunt for vulnerabilities in the e-voting system as part of a bug bounty program on YesWeHack. [Read More]
A five-year study conducted by Imperva shows that nearly half of on-premises databases globally contain at least one vulnerability. [Read More]

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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.
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.