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Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Organizations Face a ‘Losing Battle’ Against Vulnerabilities

January 18, 2022

Via: Threat Post

After a banner year for vulnerabilities and cyberattacks in 2021, organizations believe they are fighting a “losing battle” against security vulnerabilities and threats, “despite the billions of dollars spent collectively on cybersecurity technology,” according to an annual security report from […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

CISA Adds 15 Recent and Older Vulnerabilities to ‘Must-Patch’ List

January 12, 2022

Via: Security Week

Initially announced in early November 2021, the list includes more than 300 vulnerabilities that are a frequent attack vector in malicious attacks, and which represent a significant risk to federal organizations. The Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog was published along with […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

A Year in Microsoft Bugs: The Most Critical, Overlooked & Hard to Patch

December 28, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

In a year bookended by the late-2020 SolarWinds supply chain attack and the widespread Log4j vulnerability, security teams have consistently juggled and prioritized an ongoing wave of threats. And between those, they have a monthly Patch Tuesday update to contend […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

CISA, FBI and NSA Publish Joint Advisory and Scanner for Log4j Vulnerabilities

December 23, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity agencies from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.S., and the U.K. on Wednesday released a joint advisory in response to widespread exploitation of multiple vulnerabilities in Apache’s Log4j software library by nefarious adversaries. “These vulnerabilities, especially Log4Shell, are severe,” […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities Can Allow Hackers to Tamper With Walk-Through Metal Detectors

December 21, 2021

Via: Security Week

The metal detection products and services provided by Texas-based Garrett are sold in more than 100 countries around the world, including in Europe, the Middle East and Australia. Its metal detectors are deployed in stadiums, event venues, schools, courthouses, hospitals, […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Finite State’s enhanced search capability enables users to gain full visibility into their IoT devices

December 17, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Finite State has released a search function for its platform that allows users to gain full visibility into their embedded devices and identify whether a known vulnerability is present. Internet of Things (IoT) devices have been black boxes whose security […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Modern cars: A growing bundle of security vulnerabilities

December 14, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

In this interview with Help Net Security, Laura Hoffner, Chief of Staff at Concentric, talks about modern car vulnerabilities, the techniques hackers are using to compromise connected vehicles and how to protect users. Cars are becoming increasingly smart and an […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker-powered pentests gaining momentum

December 13, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Hackers have reported over 66,000 valid vulnerabilities this year – over 20% more than 2020 – with hacker-powered pentests seeing a 264% increase in reported vulnerabilities, HackerOne has announced. Pandemic-led digital transformation and cloud migration continue to create vulnerabilities as […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

It’s time to patch your SonicWall SMA 100 series appliances again!

December 9, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

SonicWall has fixed a handful of vulnerabilities affecting its SMA 100 series appliances and is urging organizations to implement the patches as soon as possible. Although there’s currently no evidence of these bugs being exploited in active attacks, threat actors […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Google Patches Serious Use-After-Free Vulnerabilities in Chrome

December 7, 2021

Via: Security Week

Of these 16 security errors, 15 are rated high severity. Nearly half of them are use-after-free bugs affecting various components of the browser. The most severe of these issues affects the web apps component. Tracked as CVE-2021-4052, it was reported […]