Displaying items by tag: Vulnerabilities

Automated cybersecurity specialist Forescout Technologies has introduced Forescout Frontline, a threat hunting service for organisations that lack the internal resources and visibility to defend themselves from cybersecurity attacks.

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Microsoft has issued patches for 117 CVEs in its April Patch Tuesday release, with nine rated critical and 108 as important, the most it has ever released for a single month since September 2020. Included among these were two zero-day vulnerabilities, one of which was exploited in the wild and reported to Microsoft by the NSA.

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Wednesday, 06 April 2022 15:12

Network attacks increasing: WatchGuard

Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies says network attack detections have reached a three-year high, and the fourth quarter of 2021 saw a record number of evasive malware detections.

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Apple has released another set of updates for macOS, iOS and iPadOS, approximately two weeks after macOS 12.2 and iOS and iPadOS 15.3 arrived.

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Friday, 04 February 2022 12:20

Eset identifies new Mac malware

Security vendor Eset says a Hong Kong pro-democracy news website has been compromised to deliver cyberespionage malware to visitors' Macs.

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Monday, 29 November 2021 14:18

Musings on the OWASP Top 10

This year's OWASP Top 10 underwent some significant restructuring. A few vendors offered their thoughts.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Attivo Networks, the experts in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, today announced the availability of a new research report conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and commissioned in part by Attivo Networks. The report focuses on Active Directory (AD), the directory-based identity services platform used by 90% of enterprises worldwide, exploring the obstacles and threats organisations face when protecting AD and how they adapt to address these growing concerns.

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COMPANY NEWS Claroty, a leader in industrial cybersecurity, launches Team82, its new research arm dedicated to threat research reports, policies, and disclosures. It recently published a report that details vulnerabilities in cloud-based management platforms and the need to secure implementations.

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Thursday, 17 June 2021 16:09

Jamf bolsters security capabilities

Apple enterprise management specialist Jamf has announced a series of new security capabilities.

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Just days after the arrival of major updates for Apple's operating systems, the company has released a fresh round of security updates for macOS, iOS, iPadOS and watchOS.

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Microsoft has issued patches for four remotely-exploitable vulnerabilities in its Exchange Server product, a little more than a month after the company warned of four zero-day exploits being used to attack the application.

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A threat intelligence report from security provider Onapsis and business software vendor SAP claims that threat actors are actively exploiting unprotected mission-critical SAP applications.

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The Microsoft-owned code repository GitHub has sought to protect the wares of its parent company from attack by taking down proof-of-concept code for exploiting two of the four Microsoft Exchange Server bugs that came to light recently.

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The number of APT groups "exploiting the latest Exchange vulnerabilities grows, with thousands of email servers under siege" according to security company ESET.

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Monday, 26 October 2020 23:44

Using fake data to protect against cyberattacks

GUEST OPINION by Jim Cook, Attivo Networks:  Separating truth from fiction in these days of social media campaigns and so-called fake news can often be challenging. As a result, false data that appears valuable can influence people.

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COVID-19 related threats are the single largest type of threat in the first half of this year, according to one security firm which says it blocked 8.8 million COVID-19 related threats, nearly 92% of which were spam delivered via emails.

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Veteran vulnerability researcher Dave Aitel has offered his views on a major flaw in the BIG-IP range of devices, saying that the fact many people had assumed it had never been found and exploited could well be incorrect.

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When American tech journalists see the words "vulnerability" and "Huawei" in close proximity these days, they tend to get over-excited and, as a result, produce copy that goes quite wonky.

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The number of vulnerabilities in Microsoft products increased last year, with a total of 700 flaws found, a study by privileged identity management and vulnerability management product manufacturer Beyond Trust says, adding that 81% of these could have been kept in check by not giving users blanket administrator rights.

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Microsoft was targeted by eight of the top ten vulnerabilities in 2018, a study by the security intelligence firm Recorded Future has found.

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