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The multi-stage, tag-based malicious ad campaign is heavily obfuscated and employs clever tricks to avoid detection. [Read More]
Oracle patches hundreds of vulnerabilities with the January 2021 CPU, including 50 flaws rated critical severity. [Read More]
The first Chrome release of 2021 also helps users quickly identify weak passwords and take action. [Read More]
New Linux malware creates a botnet of infected devices to launch distributed denial of service or crypto-mining attacks. [Read More]
DNSpooq is the name given to 7 Dnsmasq vulnerabilities that could expose millions of devices to DNS cache poisoning, remote code execution and DoS attacks. [Read More]
In one attack, the cybercriminals found an employee via the company’s chatroom and then convinced them to log into a fake VPN page to reveal their credentials. [Read More]
An expired domain allowed a researcher to hijack the country code top-level domain (TLD) of Congo. [Read More]
Going after high profile victims appears to have allowed Ryuk ransomware operators to build a highly lucrative malware enterprise. [Read More]
A couple of researchers have earned $50,000 from Apple for finding some serious vulnerabilities on the tech giant’s servers. [Read More]
Some of Siemens’ product development solutions are affected by tens of vulnerabilities that can be exploited for arbitrary code execution using malicious files. [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.
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.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recalculating and reevaluating priorities based on a continuous flow of new data, learnings and your risk profile, helps to ensure you’re staying focused on what matters in a highly dynamic environment.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Proper evaluation of business risk requires insight into the likelihood that a vulnerability will be exploited, and if exploited, how that vulnerability could impact the company on a macro level.