Tag: vulnerabilities

Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Cisco Fixes High-Risk Vulnerabilities in Some Small Business RV Series Routers

November 12, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

A number of Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers series were found to be vulnerable to a couple of attacks, and Cisco was quick to explain what the vulnerabilities were and that the patches were issued. Cisco confirmed that command […]


The New Cold Boot Attack Leaves Most Systems Vulnerable

November 1, 2019

Via: William Palmer

Security researchers have recently found that almost “all modern computers” are vulnerable to a modified version of the old cold boot attacks.  This new version, discovered by a Finnish company last year, can interfere with a machine’s firmware in order […]

Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

ICS Attackers Set To Inflict More Damage With Evolving Tactics

October 31, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Future attacks on industrial control system (ICS) networks may inflict even more damage in the long run, according to new research. Analysts expect them to evolve from attacks that have immediate, direct impact to those with multiple stages and attack […]

Cloud security, Security

IaaS cloud vulnerabilities expected to increase 50% over 2018 figures

October 28, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Although the total number of IaaS cloud vulnerabilities is still small and the technology relatively young, volumes are increasing year-over-year at a steady rate, an expected to hit 50-percent growth by the end of 2019, Skybox reveals. Key findings of […]

Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Cisco closes high-impact vulnerabilities in its security offerings

October 7, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Cisco has fixed 18 high-impact vulnerabilities affecting several of its security offerings and is advising administrators to test and implement the offered security updates as soon as possible. “Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to gain unauthorized […]

Network security

FDA warns of potential cyber vulnerabilities in internet-connected medical devices

October 2, 2019

Via: The Hill

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday warned patients, providers and manufacturers about cybersecurity vulnerabilities in certain medical devices and health care networks. The vulnerabilities, referred to by the agency as URGENT/11, have the potential to harm operating systems […]

Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Older vulnerabilities and those with lower severity scores still being exploited by ransomware

September 25, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Almost 65% of top vulnerabilities used in enterprise ransomware attacks targeted high-value assets like servers, close to 55% had CVSS v2 scores lower than 8, nearly 35% were old (from 2015 or earlier), and the vulnerabilities used in WannaCry are […]

Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Adobe Patches two critical vulnerabilities in ColdFusion

September 25, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

Adobe released ColdFusion 2016 Update 12 and ColdFusion 2018 Update 5 to address three severe vulnerabilities in its ColdFusion web application development platform, two of them have been rated as “critical.” “Adobe has released security updates for ColdFusion versions 2018 […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

How to get away with hacking a US satellite

September 18, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

By now we’re used to the idea of software companies running bug bounty initiatives which hand out thousands of dollars in prizes to independent researchers who find and responsibly disclose security holes. But, as Wired reports, it’s not just technology […]

Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Code Execution Vulnerabilities Found in Aspose PDF Processing Product

September 18, 2019

Via: Security Week

Australia-based Aspose provides APIs for manipulating a wide range of file formats, including Word, PDF, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote files. Aspose says on its website that its products are used by over 17,500 customers across 114 countries, including 75 […]