Tag: vulnerabilities


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 […]


Researchers disclose 7 flaws in 390 Axis IP cameras, remote attacker could take control

June 18, 2018

Via: CSO Online

If you use Axis security cameras, then you really need to update the firmware as seven vulnerabilities across 390 camera models could allow an attacker to remotely take over the camera. VDOO security researchers have been looking into the security […]

Tech, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Smart cities: New threats and opportunities

May 30, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

As smart cities integrate connected technologies to operate more efficiently and improve the quality of city services, new vulnerabilities arise that require diligent governance of municipal technology. Global ISACA survey respondents flag the energy sector to be the critical infrastructure system most […]


Six Vulnerabilities Found in Dell EMC’s Disaster Recovery System, One Critical

May 23, 2018

Via: Threat Post

A pen-tester has found six vulnerabilities in Dell EMC RecoverPoint devices, including a critical remote code execution flaw that could allow total system compromise. EMC RecoverPoint is a disaster recovery tool that can be used to back up local and […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Samsung Patches Six Critical Bugs in Flagship Handsets

May 15, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Samsung began rolling out patches over the weekend to fix six critical bugs found in its flagship Android handsets as part of its May patch bulletin. Flaws range from a remote code execution bug to a buffer overflow vulnerability, plus […]

Malware, Vulnerabilities

Gandcrab Ransomware Exploits Website Vulnerabilities

May 14, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Researchers find campaigns distributing Gandcrab by hosting malware on legitimate websites with poor security measures. Cryptominers may have stolen the spotlight as cybercrime’s hottest new trend, but it doesn’t mean we can stop paying attention to ransomware. Researchers at Cisco […]

Network security, Vulnerabilities

17 Zero-Days Found & Fixed in OPC-UA Industrial Protocol Implementations

May 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Vulnerabilities in the framework used for secure data transfer in industrial systems were all fixed by March, says Kaspersky Lab. Researchers discovered 17 zero-day vulnerabilities in a popular framework for secure data transfer between clients and servers in industrial systems […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Severe Keyboard Flaws in LG Smartphones Allow Remote Code Execution

May 10, 2018

Via: Threat Post

LG has patched two severe vulnerabilities that reside in the default keyboard on all mainstream LG smartphones, including its flagship handsets; the flaws could be used to remotely execute code with elevated privileges. LG’s update also includes a fix for […]