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VMware has published an advisory to inform users that it’s working on patching CVE-2020-4006, a critical command injection vulnerability affecting Workspace ONE Access. [Read More]
Following a takedown attempt in October, the TrickBot malware has received various improvements that are designed to make it more resilient. [Read More]
Microsoft last week released an out-of-band Windows update to address authentication issues related to a recently patched vulnerability in Kerberos. [Read More]
A researcher received nearly $4,000 from TikTok after discovering a couple of vulnerabilities that could have been exploited to hijack accounts. [Read More]
A group of academic researchers has devised a new eavesdropping attack that leverages the lidar sensors present in commodity robot vacuum cleaners. [Read More]
Researchers have demonstrated that a Tesla Model X can be stolen in minutes via an attack targeting the keyless entry system. [Read More]
Social media giant Facebook this week announced that it has paid out more than $11.7 million in bug bounties since 2011. [Read More]
Popular messaging application GO SMS Pro is exposing the audio, video, and photo messages of its users. [Read More]
VMware has released patches for a couple of serious ESXi vulnerabilities that were demonstrated at a recent hacking contest in China and which earned researchers $180,000. [Read More]
Facebook this week addressed a vulnerability in Facebook Messenger for Android that could have allowed an attacker to spy on users. [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.
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.