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CTS said the newly discovered flaws could compromise AMD's new chips that handle applications in the enterprise, industrial and aerospace sectors, as well as consumer products. [Read More]
Researcher discovered Facebook vulnerabilities that exposed users’ friend lists and partial payment card information. One of the flaws was patched in 4 hours [Read More]
Multiple critical vulnerabilities impacting SecurEnvoy SecurMail could result in an attacker being able to read encrypted emails and even delete or overwrite messages in a user’s inbox. [Read More]
Kaspersky researchers find over a dozen vulnerabilities, including serious flaws that can be exploited remotely, in SmartCam cameras from Hanwha [Read More]
Cisco has released software updates to address a hard-coded password vulnerability in Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning (PCP) Software. [Read More]
Slingshot is a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign that targets entities in the Middle East and Africa via routers, and the group behind the operation apparently speaks English [Read More]
IOActive security researchers today revealed a ransomware attack on robots, demonstrating not only that such assaults are possible, but also the potential financial impact [Read More]
CIGslip is a new attack vector that relies on manipulating the manner in which CIG functions, thus bypassing its controls without the need to inject unsigned image code pages into memory. [Read More]
Researchers showed how Cortana could have been abused to bypass the Windows lock screen and hack into enterprise systems. Microsoft released a patch, but variations of the attack may still be possible and other voice assistants could also be affected [Read More]
Web application scanner company Netsparker has raised $40 million from San Francisco-based growth and private equity firm Turn/River. [Read More]

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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.
David Holmes's picture
Security researchers found 26 vulnerabilities within ISP network devices that would have given them remote admin access to the majority of home networks in the United States.
David Holmes's picture
A manufacturer of a meter may have a different threat model involving the physical aspects of the device itself: device memory, firmware interface, ecosystem communications.
Jim Ivers's picture
These recommendations will help your organization reduce risk and save real money on the cost of resolving defects. It is not often you get such a clear win-win scenario.
Dan Cornell's picture
Being able to properly defend applications requires organizations to first identify their attack surfaces before meaningful risk management can take place.
Marie Hattar's picture
When done successfully, continuous testing and training prevents bugs and performance issues from going out the door, while enabling developers to better spot problems in the future.