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Researchers have released a free tool that allows users to recover files encrypted by the ThiefQuest Mac malware, which poses as ransomware. [Read More]
Researchers warned that one of the mitigations proposed by F5 for the actively exploited BIG-IP vulnerability can be bypassed, but malicious hackers leveraged the bypass before public disclosure. [Read More]
A harmless-looking currency converter application downloaded by more than 10,000 users from Google Play was designed to deliver the Cerberus banking Trojan. [Read More]
Citrix has patched 11 vulnerabilities in its ADC, Gateway and SD-WAN products, and highlighted that they are not related to CVE-2019-19781. [Read More]
Microsoft has file a lawsuit to seize control over domains used to launch COVID-19-themed cyberattacks against the company’s customers in 62 countries. [Read More]
The developers of the Purple Fox exploit kit (EK) have added two new exploits to their arsenal, both linked to the state-sponsored group known as DarkHotel. [Read More]
Microsoft has unveiled Project Freta, a free service that allows users to find rootkits and other sophisticated malware in OS volatile memory snapshots. [Read More]
There are more than 3,000 BIG-IP installations vulnerable to attacks exploiting CVE-2020-5902 and hackers have been using the flaw to deliver DDoS malware. [Read More]
G Data security researchers have identified a new ransomware family that attempts to spread using infected USB drives. [Read More]
Hackers linked to the North Korean government are believed to be behind the Magecart attacks on Claire’s and other online stores. [Read More]

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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.
David Holmes's picture
Architects and IT security teams are looking for technology evolutions to help them manage real problems in endpoint storage and messaging.
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.
Devon Kerr's picture
Devon Kerr explains what happened when a municipality inadvertently deployed a brand-new endpoint protection technology across a small part of their production network.