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A new study amplifies a major security concern for open source software supply chain -- managing the hodge-podge of libraries in commercial apps that contain vulnerabilities and are rarely updated. [Read More]
Cring ransomware operators exploit an old vulnerability in the FortiOS SSL VPN web portal to access enterprise networks, including the ones of industrial organisations. [Read More]
Two researchers earned $200,000 on the second day of Pwn2Own 2021 for a Zoom exploit allowing remote code execution without user interaction. [Read More]
An unauthenticated update process vulnerability could be abused for the download and execution of malware on servers. [Read More]
Proofpoint warns that attackers are leveraging compromised supplier accounts and supplier impersonation to send malware, steal credentials and perpetrate invoicing fraud. [Read More]
Researchers have discovered FlixOnline, new Android malware that uses Netflix as its lure and spreads malware via auto-replies to WhatsApp messages. [Read More]
A researcher has detailed a serious GitHub Pages vulnerability that last year earned him $35,000. [Read More]
Tens of high-severity elevation of privilege and information disclosure vulnerabilities were also addressed with the latest Android patches. [Read More]
On the first day of Pwn2Own 2021, participants earned $570,000, including more than $400,000 for hacking Microsoft products. [Read More]
A joint report from SAP and Onapsis warns that advanced threat actors are targeting new vulnerabilities in SAP applications within days after the availability of security patches. [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.