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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]
FedEx estimates that the recent NotPetya malware attack had an impact of $300 million on the company’s earnings in the latest quarter [Read More]
Iranian hackers target aerospace and energy organizations in the US, Saudi Arabia and South Korea [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]

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Scott Simkin's picture
Just as there should be consistency across network, endpoint and cloud security, there should be the same consistency in identification, prevention, policy and enforcement of that policy for IoT security.
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.
Jack Danahy's picture
Jack Danahy, co-founder and CTO of Barkly, attempts to clarify what is and what is not machine learning in endpoint security
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.