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  • Cloud-based solutions that protect against zero day attacks

    04.06.2015

    BAE Systems Applied Intelligence announced at Infosecurity Europe 2015 that it is bringing cloud-based cyber security to commercial organisations in Europe for the first time.

  • Malvertising infected millions of users in 2015

    02.06.2015

    New research from Malwarebytes has found that malvertising is one of the primary infection vectors used to reach millions of consumers this year.

  • 11-year-old VM escape bug opens host machines to compromise

    13.05.2015

    CrowdStrike researchers have recently discovered a security vulnerability in the virtual floppy drive code used by many computer virtualization platforms, which could be exploited by attackers to escape the confines of the virtual machine and to gain code-execution access to the underlying host machine, other VMs running on that host, and potentially to the the host’s local network and neighbouring systems.

  • Russian APT group actively exploiting Flash, Windows 0-day flaws

    20.04.2015

    APT28, believed to consist of Russian hackers, has been spotted wielding two zero-day exploits in the latest targeted attack aimed at an "international government entity in an industry vertical that aligns with known APT28 targeting." According to FireEye researchers, the group, which seems to be the same one behind the "Pawn Storm" campaigns and which has been recently found targeting NATO members and the White House, has been exploiting the Adobe Flash CVE-2015-3043 vulnerability and a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows (CVE-2015-1701 - does not affect Windows 8 and later) since April 13, 2015.

  • How can defenders gain advantage in the 0day market?

    15.04.2015

    According to MIT, Harvard, and HackerOne researchers, the answer is not throwing more money at bug hunters, but incentivize them to find the the same vulnerabilities that the offense researchers have found.




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Hospitals advised to stop using vulnerable computerized drug pumps

This is the first time that the US FDA has advised healthcare providers to stop using a medical device because of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.


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