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Nearly a dozen vulnerabilities, including critical code execution flaws, patched in Advantech’s WebAccess HMI/SCADA product [Read More]
A critical vulnerability in the DHCP client in Red Hat Enterprise Linux could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on impacted systems. [Read More]
Researchers came across a malicious PDF file that exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Windows [Read More]
High severity vulnerability discovered in Siemens SIMATIC S7-400 PLCs can be exploited remotely to cause devices to enter a DoS condition [Read More]
As the adoption of open source components soars, vulnerabilities in this type of software have become increasingly common and they can pose a serious risk to applications, Synopsys study shows [Read More]
Critical vulnerability in the Signal desktop app allowed remote code execution with no user interaction. Researchers show how hackers could have stolen conversations and more [Read More]
Adobe patches nearly 50 vulnerabilities in its Acrobat and Reader products, including critical code execution flaws [Read More]
The integration of new IT networks with older operational technology (OT) networks is introducing new security risks to old technology and old technology practices. [Read More]
EFAIL: researchers say they’ve found ways to steal plain text from emails encrypted with OpenPGP and S/MIME, but some believe the claims are overblown [Read More]
The Electron framework, which has been used to build several highly popular applications, is affected by a flaw that can allow remote code execution [Read More]

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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.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Even organizations with the most robust defense solutions and advanced automated technologies cannot effectively combat threats such as BEC without the adequate support and nuanced expertise of humans.
Jack Danahy's picture
To mitigate the risk of attacks, IT teams should disable unused tools and components, while deploying endpoint protection that doesn’t rely solely on file scanning or whitelisting.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
DMARC is an email authentication standard designed to eliminate phishing and other types of attack that use spoofing to misrepresent an email sender identity.
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.