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0patch has created free patches for actively exploited Windows remote code execution vulnerabilities for which Microsoft has yet to release official fixes. [Read More]
Proton Technologies, the developer of ProtonMail and ProtonVPN, this week disclosed the existence of an unpatched iOS flaw that causes some VPN traffic to remain unencrypted. [Read More]
A recently observed campaign is attempting to infect the iPhones of users in Hong Kong with an iOS backdoor that allows attackers to take control of devices. [Read More]
The official website of kitchen products maker Tupperware was hacked and the attackers planted malicious code designed to steal visitors’ payment card information. [Read More]
A vulnerability that OpenWrt addressed in its opkg fork could have been exploited for the remote execution of arbitrary code. [Read More]
A global survey of 1,000 IT security professionals has revealed that over 70% would rather protect corporate networks than industrial organizations. [Read More]
Security patches released this week by Apple for many of its products address a variety of vulnerabilities, including multiple issues that could lead to arbitrary code execution on the affected devices. [Read More]
A Chinese threat actor tracked as APT41 has targeted organizations worldwide by exploiting vulnerabilities in Citrix, Cisco and Zoho ManageEngine products. [Read More]
Hundreds of publicly available ICS hacking tools, many of which have been developed by researchers, lower the bar for threat actors looking to target OT networks, FireEye warns. [Read More]
GE says the personal information of some employees may have been compromised as a result of a data breach suffered by Canon Business Process Services. [Read More]

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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.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Organizations may not be able to mitigate BEC scams entirely; however, tightening up processes will ensure data exposure is kept to a minimum.