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Foxit Software patches vulnerabilities that put users at risk of remote code execution attacks via specially crafted PDF files. [Read More]
A high-powered joint advisory calls attention to gaping holes in perimeter-type devices like VPN appliances, network access gateways and enterprise cloud applications. [Read More]
Google shares bug-bounty financial data and launches a new initiative to bring all of its vulnerability reporting programs into a single online platform. [Read More]
Apple ships an out-of-band security update and warns of active zero-day attacks targeting macOS and iOS users. [Read More]
Mozilla has completely removed support for the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) from in the latest release of its flagship Firefox browser. [Read More]
It’s No More Ransom’s 5th anniversary and the project says it has helped more than 6 million ransomware victims recover their files and prevented cybercriminals from earning roughly $1 billion. [Read More]
Intezer warns that threat actors are abusing Argo Workflows to target Kubernetes deployments and deploy crypto-miners. [Read More]
Kaseya has obtained a universal decryptor that should allow victims of the recent REvil ransomware attack to recover their files. [Read More]
European bug bounty platform YesWeHack has banked $18.8 million in Series B funding to fuel international expansion. [Read More]
CISA has detailed more than a dozen malware samples discovered on Pulse Secure devices that were compromised in recent attacks. [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!