Vulns & Alerts
November 05, 2014 Added by:Steve Durbin
Password-based authentication is easy and familiar for customers, and is initially inexpensive for organizations to deploy at scale. But, while password-based authentication may be appropriate in some instances, it is no longer suitable for the wide range of services where it is currently being used.
November 03, 2014 Added by:Brent Huston
It is true that the most attacks against information systems come from external attackers, but that does not mean the internal threat is negligible.
November 03, 2014 Added by:Joe Weiss
I am very concerned about those statements concerning the uniqueness of the power industry because I do not believe it is unique except for addressing compliance requirements set forth in the NERC CIPs.
October 27, 2014 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
The US-CERT/NIST is warning of the presence of a zero-day flaw that affects the Samsung FindMyMobile web service (CVE-2014-8346).
October 23, 2014 Added by:Malwarebytes
Keeping your computer up-to-date is probably one of the best pieces of advice one can give when it comes to online security.
October 22, 2014 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Security experts at Google and McAfee have discovered a new zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft OLE being exploited in targeted attacks.
October 16, 2014 Added by:Brian Prince
A coordinated effort by security companies has struck a blow against malware tools used by a cyber-espionage group known as Hidden Lynx.
October 10, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon
Kmart is the latest large U.S. retailer to experience a breach of its payment systems, joining a fast growing club dealing successful hack attacks that have resulted in the exposure of customer data and payment card information.
October 06, 2014 Added by:Anton Chuvakin
Do not make your security architecture solely reliant on patching. Big vulnerabilities will happen and so will zero-days, so make sure that your entire security architecture does not crumble if there is one critical vulnerability: do defense in depth, layers, “least privilege”, controls not reliant on updates, monitoring, deception, etc.
October 02, 2014 Added by:Malwarebytes
No malware author wants an analyst snooping around their code, so they employ tricks to inhibit analysis.
September 26, 2014 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Opinions vary wildly among experts as to the potential impact of the Shellshock vulnerability. What is known—and agreed upon—at this point, is that Shellshock is a very serious vulnerability because it allows remote code execution and gives the attacker full access to the system.
September 25, 2014 Added by:Wendy Nather
As many are explaining, one of the biggest problems with this #shellshock vulnerability is that it's in part of the Unix and Linux operating systems -- which means it's everywhere, particularly in things that were built decades ago and in things that were never meant to be updated.
September 22, 2014 Added by:Cyphort
After the first major success of POS malware breaching Target Corporation in November 2013 occurred, the number of POS device infections in the wild skyrocketed.
September 17, 2014 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Following a sold out event in 2013, the 2014 ICS Cyber Security Conference is expected to attract more than 250 professionals from around the world and again sell out. Attendees can register online and pay just $1895 for a full conference registration which includes 4 days AND workshops on Monday.
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