Bugs with no bite

Tuesday, 22 May 2007, 12:09 AM EST

The dirty little secret about security bugs is not every single vulnerability that gets reported is exploitable -- meaning there are some that an attacker can't use against you. So how do you know which threats to patch right away and which to ignore?

There's no real formula for this, and even some security experts are divided on which bugs are not actually exploitable.

At Dark Reading.

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Lessons learned developing Lynis, an open source security auditing tool

Posted on 15 October 2014.  |  Lynis unearths vulnerabilities, configuration errors, and provides tips for system hardening. It is written in shell script, installation is not required and can be performed with a privileged or non-privileged account.


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