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Cisco informs customers that several of its products are exposed to DoS attacks due to a high-severity vulnerability in the Snort detection engine. [Read More]
More than 300 web shells and over 2000 vulnerable Exchange serves have been identified to date. [Read More]
The Clop ransomware gang has leaked Qualys files it gained access to during a December 2020 cyber-attack on Accellion FTA. [Read More]
The bug could have been exploited to take over any Microsoft account, but exploitation was rather complex. [Read More]
Uber has turned the CISO reins to NewsCorp executive Latha Maripuri, while Square taps a Google veteran to be manage its security program. [Read More]
Intel patched 231 vulnerabilities in its products in 2020, roughly the same as in the previous year, with an average yearly payout of $800,000. [Read More]
A vulnerability in the Eclipse Jetty web server can be exploited to inflate a targeted organization’s cloud bill or degrade service for users. [Read More]
Considered high severity, the vulnerability could be exploited without authentication. [Read More]
The latest browser release includes patches for a total of 47 vulnerabilities, including 32 reported by external researchers. [Read More]
A researcher revealed that some exploits for the Spectre vulnerability were recently uploaded to VirusTotal. But just how serious of a threat do these exploits pose? [Read More]

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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.
Tim Bandos's picture
While working from home or even while at work for that matter, follow these steps to avoid behaviors that may let the bad guy in.
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.