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A cross-tenant vulnerability in AWS abused the AppSync service to provide access to resources within a target organization’s account. [Read More]
Microsoft has warned organizations about the risks associated with Boa, a discontinued web server, after hackers exploited it in attacks aimed at a power grid. [Read More]
Researchers discovered more than 13 BMC firmware vulnerabilities, including critical flaws that can expose OT and IoT devices to remote attacks. [Read More]
Microsoft has released an out-of-band update after learning that the security patch for CVE-2022-37966 started causing Kerberos authentication issues. [Read More]
Some Cisco Secure Email Gateway filters can be bypassed using specially crafted emails, which Cisco says is caused by an issue with McAfee and Sophos malware scanners. [Read More]
Security researcher publishes proof-of-concept (PoC) code targeting a macOS sandbox escape vulnerability. [Read More]
Security researchers are increasingly looking at Mastodon now that its popularity has soared, and they have started finding vulnerabilities and other issues. [Read More]
Atlassian has patched a security misconfiguration vulnerability in Crowd and a command injection vulnerability in Bitbucket. [Read More]
A critical vulnerability affecting Omron products has been exploited by a sophisticated piece of malware designed to target industrial control systems (ICS). [Read More]
A vulnerability impacting multiple Samba versions could allow an attacker to execute code and potentially take over the system. [Read More]

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Gordon Lawson's picture
Why are zero day exploits so effective, and so highly prized by bad actors? The reason has to do with the way cyber security defenses work.
William Lin's picture
Most organizations want to adopt DevSecOps practices, but their current practices are closer to traditional waterfall methodologies than the agile practices described in this DevSecOps manifesto.
Keith Ibarguen's picture
Far too many engineers in the trenches don’t take the time to lift their heads to see context, so when good (and bad) things happen, this is a great management opportunity that you should take full advantage of.
Yaniv Vardi's picture
Supply chain cyber risk is complicated and spans the entire lifecycle of a product—across design, manufacturing, distribution, storage, and maintenance.
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.