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Symantec launches free service designed to make elections more secure by helping candidates and political organizations detect fake websites [Read More]
Facebook expands bug bounty program to offer rewards for vulnerabilities related to the exposure of user access tokens. The minimum reward is $500 [Read More]
A security researcher discovered several vulnerabilities in Alpine Linux, a distro commonly used with Docker, including one that could allow for arbitrary code execution. [Read More]
Windows machines that haven’t been patched against the National Security Agency-linked EternalBlue exploit are stuck in an endless loop of infection, security experts say. [Read More]
UK’s Bristol Airport was forced to resort to whiteboards and markers after a piece of ransomware disrupted its flight information display system [Read More]
Google’s Android team finds high severity privilege escalation vulnerability in Honeywell’s Android-based handheld computers [Read More]
New privacy features in Apple’s Safari browser seek to make it tougher for companies such as Facebook to track you. [Read More]
One year after the BlueBorne flaws were disclosed, more than 2 billion devices are still vulnerable to attacks, either because users have failed to install patches or because no fixes are available [Read More]
The firmware running on nearly all modern computers has flaws that can be exploited to obtain potentially sensitive data from the device’s memory by using the old cold boot attack method [Read More]
Several serious arbitrary code execution flaws found in Fuji Electric V-Server, a tool that links the HMIs on the plant floor with PCs on the corporate network [Read More]

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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.
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.
Jack Danahy's picture
With all of our collective focus on machine learning, we simply can’t overlook human learning’s critical role in guarding against attack and protecting the organization.
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.