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A recent attack targeted Drupal web servers with a chain of vulnerabilities that included the infamous Drupalgeddon2 and DirtyCOW flaws, Imperva security researchers say. [Read More]
People who have synced their mobile phones with a wide variety of vehicle infotainment systems may have have their personal information exposed to a new type of vehicle hack. [Read More]
Instagram informs some users that their passwords may have been exposed as a result of using the “Download Your Data” tool [Read More]
Hackers earned over $1 million at the Tianfu Cup hacking competition in China after demonstrating exploits against products from Microsoft, Apple, Google, VMware, Oracle, Adobe and others [Read More]
Many ATMs lack adequate security mechanisms and can be hacked in minutes using various methods, according to a report from vulnerability assessment firm Positive Technologies. [Read More]
U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has improved its security posture since the data breaches disclosed in 2015, but many issues are still unresolved, GAO says in a report [Read More]
Researchers disclose 7 new Meltdown and Spectre attack methods. They claim existing mitigations are not effective, but Intel disagrees [Read More]
iPhone X and Xiaomi Mi 6 were again hacked at Pwn2Own Tokyo. This year researchers earned a total of over $300,000 [Read More]
Siemens has released 7 advisories to warn users of potentially serious vulnerabilities affecting various SIMATIC and SCALANCE products [Read More]
Windows zero-day fixed by Microsoft with its November 2018 Patch Tuesday updates (CVE-2018-8589) used by an APT group in attacks aimed at the Middle East [Read More]

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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.
Torsten George's picture
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) provide hackers with multiple venues to access an organization’s data and can even be used to cause massive business disruptions.
Torsten George's picture
Microservices and containers enable faster application delivery and improved IT efficiency. However, the adoption of these technologies has outpaced security.
Oliver Rochford's picture
We can’t rely on our own governments to practice responsible full disclosure. Full Disclosure is compromised. We can’t really blame them. Either everyone discloses, or no-one does.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
By understanding and easing the cultural shift this entails, you can save time and money and sleep better at night with security occupying a seat at the DevOps table.
Travis Greene's picture
As DevOps and agile development methodologies take greater root in the enterprise, the traditional tools and approaches for eliminating vulnerabilities in code will no longer be able to keep pace.
Dan Cornell's picture
When planning a testing strategy for an application, it is important to evaluate the applicability and likely effectiveness of the various testing approach options.
David Holmes's picture
Several tech vendors have been added to the list of vendors vulnerable to a variation on the Bleichenbacher attack called the ROBOT attack.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Laws to support swift and automatic updates for all devices, and consequence to organizations that fail to ensure their IoT devices are secure, would be a big step forward for IoT security.