Vulnerability: Page 2


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    CISA Director: Tech industry should infuse security at product design stage

    Agency director Jen Easterly outlined a push for faster incident reporting and closer industry collaboration.

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    Feds push for developers to take lead in securing software supply chain

    The guidelines from CISA and the NSA come amid a growing movement to “shift left” and evaluate software security earlier in the development cycle. 

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    SaaS sprawl amps up security challenges amid heightened risk

    Two-thirds of businesses say they're spending more on SaaS applications year over year, Axonius data shows.

    By Roberto Torres • Sept. 1, 2022
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    Growing cyber risks add to hospital cost squeeze, Fitch cautions

    Cyber risk mitigation is becoming more expensive, but with hospitals' cost pressures mounting, spending on security may not be a priority, the ratings agency said.

    By Susan Kelly • Aug. 31, 2022
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    Slack enhances platform security amid rapid expansion and heightened risk

    The enterprise messaging platform has faced increased customer concerns about security and privacy.

    By Aug. 31, 2022
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    Google tackles open source security with vulnerability rewards program

    The program follows a surge in supply chain attacks impacting the open source software ecosystem.

    By Aug. 30, 2022
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    How does Privileged Access Management work?

    The model is a framework to help you set the right PAM foundation and get your organization on the PAM journey, now and in the future.

    Aug. 29, 2022
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    Researchers say Cisco firewall software remains vulnerable to attack despite patch

    Rapid7 researchers also warn only a very small percentage of users have applied updates.

    By Aug. 26, 2022
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    Threat actors again target critical SAP ICMAD vulnerabilities

    CISA added the most critical SAP vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog last week.

    By Aug. 23, 2022
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    Media companies at high risk of malicious cyberattack: Report

    The media industry is highly dependent on third-party vendor relationships and is often slow to respond to vulnerabilities, BlueVoyant research found.

    By Aug. 22, 2022
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    DigitalOcean, caught in Mailchimp security incident, drops email vendor

    An attack on the email marketing firm raises questions about the continued risk of a supply chain compromise. 

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    The same old problems nag cybersecurity professionals

    Technical complexities abound as the perceived level of risk rises in an unrelenting fashion.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    How attackers are breaking into organizations

    Threat actors lean heavily on phishing attacks, vulnerabilities in software and containers, and stolen credentials, according to top cyber vendor research.

    By Aug. 15, 2022
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    Log4j was the right incident for inaugural review, safety board says

    The Cyber Safety Review Board worked with 80 different global stakeholders to better understand the Log4j incident — and its downstream potential. 

    By Aug. 11, 2022
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    Businesses boost software supply chain security, but strategies remain fragmented

    A study by the Enterprise Strategy Group shows more than one-third of organizations have been exploited by a known open source vulnerability.

    By Aug. 9, 2022
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    Twitter vulnerability risk resurfaces, testing the security of pseudonymous users

    A threat actor learned of the vulnerability, which allowed an account identity to be exposed by entering a simple email or phone number.

    By Aug. 8, 2022
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    Slack resets passwords en masse after invite link vulnerability

    The bug, which went undetected for five years, impacts at least 60,000 users but likely more.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    VMware discloses new authentication bypass vulnerability

    The virtualization giant advised customers to immediately deploy patches and said it’s not aware of any exploitation in the wild.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    Most cyberattacks come from ransomware, email compromise

    Attackers are scanning for vulnerabilities in unpatched systems within 15 minutes, stressing the pace and scale of the threat.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    Threat actors shifting tactics as Microsoft blocks, unblocks and reblocks macros

    Proofpoint researchers say criminal hackers are turning to container files and Windows shortcuts to distribute malware.

    By July 29, 2022
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    Relentless vulnerabilities and patches induce cybersecurity burnout

    Cybersecurity professionals are confronting a chronic vulnerability-patch cycle and the situation is getting worse.

    By July 26, 2022
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    Google backs federal review board's Log4j, open source security push

    The technology firm said it will continue investments and engage in more secure software practices to help prevent a future crisis similar to Log4j.

    By July 25, 2022
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    Atlassian urges rapid response after Confluence hardcoded password leaked

    The company's customers are confronting the second critical vulnerability on Confluence in as many months.

    By July 22, 2022
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    Network vulnerabilities declined in 2021, but attacks hit all-time high

    Five of the 10 most-exploited vulnerabilities last year were identified before 2020, and No. 3 dates back to 2017.

    By July 22, 2022
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    CISA releases indicators of compromise for hard-hit VMware Horizon

    Federal authorities warn a more complex form of malware is providing advanced persistent threat actors with vast command and control capabilities.

    By July 18, 2022