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Exploit acquisition firm Zerodium is offering up to $2 million for remote iOS jailbreaks, and up to $1 million for exploits targeting WhatsApp, iMessage and SMS apps. [Read More]
A phishing template used in recent attacks targeting customers of a major U.S. bank uses fake fonts to evade detection, Proofpoint security researchers warn. [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on hackers leaking information on hundreds of German politicians and celebrities. [Read More]
High severity DoS vulnerability impacts several Yokogawa ICS products, including control and safety instrumented systems, a SCADA tool, a plant resource manager, and an OPC interface package. [Read More]
A vulnerability in Skype for Android allows a hacker to bypass the phone’s lockscreen and view photos and contacts, and even open links in the browser. [Read More]
Recently addressed vulnerabilities in the popular macOS cleanup application CleanMyMac X could allow attackers to modify the file system as root, Cisco Talos security researchers reveal. [Read More]
Two critical vulnerabilities have been patched by Adobe in its Acrobat and Reader products, but administrators don’t need to rush to install the updates. [Read More]
Microsoft has introduced Identity & Threat Protection and Information Protection & Compliance packages for Microsoft 365. [Read More]
A hacker defaced the website of Luas, the tram system in Dublin, Ireland. The attacker has threatened to leak data unless he is paid 1 bitcoin. [Read More]
A new version of the NRSMiner is actively spreading in the southern region of Asia and using the EternalBlue exploit to infect systems. [Read More]

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Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Oil and gas is one of the critical infrastructure sectors that face greater risks and challenges when it comes to security
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.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
Endpoint protection will never be able to catch up with “known wolves,” but machine learning and artificial perception can change the rules of engagement with models of “known good.”
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.
Jack Danahy's picture
It seems as though competing vendors spend more of their marketing dollars describing the insufficiency of existing solutions than they do explaining the added value that their new advancements bring.