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A security researcher claims Apple paid a $100,000 bug bounty reward for a critical vulnerability in “Sign in with Apple,” the company’s privacy-focused authentication system. [Read More]
Two researchers have discovered a new timing channel attack technique that remains effective even if multiple processes are running on a system. [Read More]
VMware has updated the macOS version of Fusion to fix a privilege escalation vulnerability introduced by a previous patch. [Read More]
Cisco this week announced that it has patched two actively exploited Salt vulnerabilities, but not before malicious actors leveraged the flaws to hack some of the company’s servers. [Read More]
The U.S. National Security Agency says a Russian military hacking group has been exploiting a major email server program since last August or earlier. [Read More]
Google this week announced an expansion for its Vulnerability Rewards Program (VRP) to include critical open-source dependencies of Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). [Read More]
HackerOne says researchers have earned $100 million through its bug bounty platform since 2013. [Read More]
Apple this week released security updates to address over 50 vulnerabilities impacting macOS and Safari. [Read More]
A security flaw in Qatar's controversial mandatory coronavirus contact tracing app exposed sensitive information of more than one million users, rights group Amnesty International warned. [Read More]
Researchers discover an Android vulnerability, dubbed StrandHogg 2.0, that allows malware to hijack legitimate apps and gain full access to the targeted device. [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.