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Cisco has patched a critical vulnerability (CVE-2020-3280) in its Unified Contact Center Express (Unified CCX) software. [Read More]
Latest Drupal updates patch XSS and open redirect vulnerabilities, but they’ve only been assigned “moderately critical” severity ratings. [Read More]
Google this week released Chrome 83 to the stable channel with patches for a total of 38 vulnerabilities, with improved Safe Browsing protection, and updated privacy and security controls. [Read More]
Three vulnerabilities identified in QNAP Photo Station last year could be chained to achieve pre-authentication remote code execution on affected QNAP NAS devices. [Read More]
Japan is investigating a possible leak of data including details of a prototype missile in a massive cyberattack earlier this year on Mitsubishi Electric. [Read More]
VMware has patched a high-severity remote code execution vulnerability in its Cloud Director product. [Read More]
A researcher from Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative has identified memory corruption vulnerabilities, including one that allows code execution, in several Adobe products. [Read More]
Researchers have spotted a WordPress malware that allows cybercriminals to collect information from WooCommerce stores and helps them set up compromised websites for future skimming attacks. [Read More]
Two recently addressed vulnerabilities in the Nitro Pro PDF editor could be exploited by malicious actors to execute code remotely on affected hosts. [Read More]
Security researchers have published information on five unpatched vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, including four considered high risk. [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.