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An exploit for an unpatched Chrome (Chromium) vulnerability has been made public, shortly after Google fixed another publicly disclosed flaw. [Read More]
On its April 2021 Security Patch Day, SAP released 14 security notes and 5 updates to previously released notes. [Read More]
Siemens released 14 new advisories on Tuesday, including five describing NAME:WRECK vulnerabilities. [Read More]
FBI agents executed a court-authorized cyber operation to delete malicious web shells from hundreds of previously hacked Microsoft Exchange servers in the United States, unbeknownst to their owners. [Read More]
The NAME:WRECK vulnerabilities could be abused to cause denial of service, execute arbitrary code remotely, or take control of vulnerable devices. [Read More]
Redmond ships fixes for 114 documented security problems, including four new gaping Exchange Server holes and a Windows bug that's already being exploited in live attacks. [Read More]
Adobe has patched vulnerabilities in four of its products, including critical code execution flaws in Photoshop and Bridge. [Read More]
The security flaw impacts QNAP NAS devices running Surveillance Station and it could be abused to execute code remotely, without authentication. [Read More]
CISA publishes details on additional malware identified on compromised Microsoft Exchange servers, namely China Chopper webshells and DearCry ransomware. [Read More]
A researcher has released a PoC exploit for a recently discovered unpatched vulnerability affecting Chrome, Edge and other Chromium-based browsers. [Read More]

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Torsten George's picture
Understanding not just the tail end of the cyber-attack kill chain, but also focusing on initial attack vectors like endpoints provides a roadmap for aligning preventive measures with today’s threats.
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.
Tim Bandos's picture
While working from home or even while at work for that matter, follow these steps to avoid behaviors that may let the bad guy in.
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.