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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

A helpdesk vulnerability exposes the internal communications of hundreds of companies, researcher warned [Read More]
WordPress 4.8.2 patches 9 vulnerabilities, including XSS, SQL injection, path traversal and open redirect issues [Read More]
Joomla patches two vulnerabilities, including a login page flaw that allows attackers to guess admin credentials character by character [Read More]
Unprotected AWS cloud storage bucket leaks internal access credentials and other critical data from Viacom [Read More]
Researchers demo aIR-Jumper, a malware that uses infrared (IR) cameras to open a two-way communication channel to air-gapped networks [Read More]
Apple this week announced the availability of 8 security patches for its iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation users, released as part of the iOS 11 platform upgrade. [Read More]
Optionsbleed - Apache leaks server memory via the “Allow” header in response to HTTP OPTIONS requests [Read More]
Google and Spotify announce Forseti, a community-driven collection of open source security tools for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environments [Read More]
DigitalOcean warns users that 1-Click applications running MySQL share a default password. Other cloud providers also affected [Read More]
Equifax’s cybersecurity failings, including ignored vulnerability reports and executive credentials up for sale on the dark web, revealed following the breach [Read More]

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Alastair Paterson's picture
With greater awareness about POS system attacks, operations against third-party suppliers, and the vulnerabilities of public or semi-public Wi-Fi networks, companies can do a lot to mitigate risk and ensure safer journeys for travelers.
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.
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.
Travis Greene's picture
To reduce exposure to malware, security teams need to learn the DevOps techniques that are being adopted across the rest of the IT organization.
Jim Ivers's picture
Medical devices are indeed vulnerable to attack, but the industry is waking up to the breadth of the problems, and several organizations are forming a vanguard to show the way forward.