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VPN companies ProtonVPN and NordVPN have another go at patching a serious privilege escalation vulnerability for which fixes were first released in April [Read More]
The Mirai and Gafgyt IoT botnets are targeting vulnerabilities in Apache Struts and SonicWall Global Management System (GMS), Palo Alto Networks has discovered. [Read More]
Google has released its September 2018 security patches for Android, resolving over 50 vulnerabilities in the operating system. [Read More]
Microsoft revealed plans to offer paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) for three years after traditional support for the operating system officially ends. [Read More]
Effective this week, Windows XP is no longer supported in Firefox. More than four years after Microsoft stopped supporting the platform, Mozilla is making a similar move. [Read More]
A vulnerability affecting some of Schneider Electric’s Modicon controllers can be exploited by malicious actors to cause significant disruption in ICS networks, researchers warn [Read More]
Cisco patches critical and high severity vulnerabilities in its RV series, SD-WAN, Umbrella and other products [Read More]
Opsview recently addressed a series of remote code-execution, command-execution and local privilege-escalation vulnerabilities in the Opsview Monitor. [Read More]
Google celebrates 10 years of its Chrome web browser with the release of a new version that provides users with security improvements, new features, and patches for 40 vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Windows zero-day vulnerability exploited by a group dubbed 'PowerPool' in targeted attacks. Flaw leveraged to elevate privileges of second-stage malware [Read More]

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Jim Ivers's picture
With a software composition analysis (SCA) tool in place, security teams can quickly scan an information repository and know where vulnerable software is being used.
David Holmes's picture
The "Reaper" IoT botnet is holding itself up as a blinky light in front of our faces, reminding the InfoSec community that we really need to get ahead of IoT madness.
Torsten George's picture
We need to consider whether traditional approaches to vulnerability management are still viable and if just upgrading existing methods or tools is sufficient.
Jalal Bouhdada's picture
Vendors, practitioners and security experts must all work closely together to combat the well-funded actors who pose a threat to medical devices.
Jim Ivers's picture
Why are even the most security-conscious organizations being compromised, and what does it mean for everyone else?
David Holmes's picture
DUHK and ROCA are both implementation-specific vulnerabilities concerning one of my favorite topics, random number generators.
Torsten George's picture
The end user community is at the mercy of security researchers to act responsibly in order to limit the potential for their findings to be used for malicious purposes.
Alastair Paterson's picture
With greater awareness about POS system attacks, operations against third-party suppliers, and the vulnerabilities of public or semi-public Wi-Fi networks, companies can do a lot to mitigate risk and ensure safer journeys for travelers.
Jennifer Blatnik's picture
One of the crucial benefits of blockchain is its distributed capabilities, which mean there isn’t one centralized target to hack.
Jim Ivers's picture
Given the observation that consumers still seem oblivious to the risks and the lack of awareness about basic security hygiene, the education push will fall short.