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Category: Vulnerabilities


Vulnerabilities

88% feel vulnerable to data threats

July 24, 2017

Via: We Live Security

Organizations are increasingly aware of the threat posed by data breaches, according to Thales’ 2017 Data Threat Report. A remarkable 88% of respondents also admitted to feeling vulnerable to threats, with 9.1% feeling “extremely vulnerable”, which is significantly higher than the […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Segway miniPRO Flaws Put Riders at Risk of Injury

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

The Ninebot by Segway miniPRO hoverboard-style electric scooter is affected by several vulnerabilities that can be exploited to take control of the device and possibly injure the rider, security consulting firm IOActive warned. The Segway miniPRO is accompanied by a […]


Vulnerabilities

IoT Security Cameras Have a Major Security Flaw

July 19, 2017

Via: DataBreach Today

An investigation into a single IP security camera has unfolded into yet another worrying finding in the land of the internet of things. A software vulnerability in an obscure but widely used code library can be exploited to remotely hijack […]


Vulnerabilities

EternalBlue vulnerability scanner statistics reveal there are exposed hosts worldwide

July 13, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

After the recent massive WannaCry ransomware campaign, Elad Erez, Director of Innovation at Imperva, was shocked at the number of systems that still sported the Microsoft Windows SMB Server vulnerabilities that made the attack possible. So, he decided to do something about […]


Data loss, Vulnerabilities

Verizon Breach: 6 Million Customer Accounts Exposed

July 13, 2017

Via: DataBreach Today

Verizon has apologized after a contractor failed to secure a large batch of customer information, leading to data relating to 6 million customers’ accounts being exposed. But it’s unclear if Verizon – the largest wireless carrier in the United States […]


Vulnerabilities

Adobe Fixes Six Vulnerabilities in Flash, Connect with July Update

July 12, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Adobe fixed six vulnerabilities in two products, one of the company’s smallest security bulletins in recent memory, as part of its regularly scheduled round of updates on Tuesday. Included are fixes for the company’s Flash Player software platform, including a critical vulnerability […]


Vulnerabilities

How Code Vulnerabilities Can Lead to Bad Accidents

July 11, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

When a car manufacturer discovers a faulty part, it is obliged to issue a recall and notify its customers of the damaged product. The problem is that all these cars are already on the road driving around with a recalled […]


Vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities Found in Siemens Building Tech, Smart Grid Products

July 10, 2017

Via: Security Week

Siemens and ICS-CERT published advisories this week to warn organizations of potentially serious vulnerabilities affecting some of the German technology conglomerate’s building controller and smart grid devices. Users of the OZW672 and OZW772 products, designed for remote plant control and […]


Vulnerabilities

How Do I Identify My Application Attack Surface?

July 6, 2017

Via: Security Week

Organizations that want to manage their security risk need to understand how they are exposed. The applications an organization runs make up a tremendous amount of this exposure due to the fact that vulnerabilities in the applications, as well as […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Google Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in Android

July 6, 2017

Via: Security Week

Google on Wednesday announced that a total of 138 vulnerabilities were addressed in the Android platform with the release of this month’s set of security patches. The July 2017 Android Security Bulletin was split in two partial security patch level […]