Tag: vulnerabilities

Network security, Vulnerabilities

New PHP Exploit Chain Highlights Dangers of Deserialization

August 16, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

PHP unserialization can be triggered by other vulnerabilities previously considered low-risk. PHP unserialization attacks have been well known for some time, but a new exploitation method explained last week at Black Hat USA in Las Vegas demonstrated that the attack […]


DEF CON 2018: Critical Bug Opens Millions of HP OfficeJet Printers to Attack

August 13, 2018

Via: Threat Post

LAS VEGAS – Tens of millions of fax-ready HP OfficeJet inkjet printers are vulnerable to a simple hack that gives an attacker full control over a targeted printer. Once compromised, the all-in-one OfficeJet could act as a springboard for deeper […]

Network security, Vulnerabilities

Software is Achilles Heel of Hardware Cryptocurrency Wallets

July 24, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Cryptocurrency exchanges and private wallets have been fully in cyberattacker crosshairs as criminals seek to make the most of an exploding new financial market that some analysts say will reach $1 trillion by the end of the year. In response […]

Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

D-Link, Dasan Routers Under Attack In Yet Another Assault

July 23, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Dasan and D-Link routers running GPON firmware are being targeted by hackers in an attempt to create a botnet. Unpatched D-Link and Dasan GPON router vulnerabilities are being targeted by hackers attempting to build a botnet army, according to research […]


Cisco Finds Serious Flaws in Policy Suite, SD-WAN Products

July 19, 2018

Via: Security Week

Cisco informed customers on Wednesday that it has found and patched over a dozen critical and high severity vulnerabilities in its Policy Suite, SD-WAN, WebEx and Nexus products. The networking giant reported discovering four critical flaws in Policy Suite during […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Google Fixes Critical Android Vulnerabilities

July 6, 2018

Via: Security Week

Google this week released its July 2018 set of Android patches to address tens of vulnerabilities in the mobile operating system, including several rated as Critical. The Internet giant addressed 11 vulnerabilities as part of the 2018-07-01 security patch level, […]

Network security

Midsized Organizations More Secure Than Large Ones

June 26, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

A new report offers data and analysis as to why midsized organizations hit a cybersecurity sweet spot in terms of security efficacy. A new report based on data from an extensive body of penetration tests shows that while prevailing opinion […]


Oracle Patches New Spectre, Meltdown Vulnerabilities

June 25, 2018

Via: Security Week

Oracle announced on Friday that it has started releasing software and microcode updates for products affected by the recently disclosed variants of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. Intel, AMD, ARM, IBM, Microsoft and other major tech companies last month coordinated […]

Access control, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Security

‘Hidden Tunnels’ Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks

June 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Hackers are using the infrastructure, meant to transmit data between applications, for command and control. The security tools and strategies financial services organizations use to protect their data could be leveraged by cybercriminals who sneak in undetected via “hidden tunnels” to […]

Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

How to Overcome Cognitive Biases That Threaten Data Security

June 19, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Did you know the software that powers our brains contains security flaws that need to be patched? I’m talking about cognitive biases, which are the wetware vulnerabilities that collectively constitute the single greatest threat to enterprise data security. The Interaction […]