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  • 0-days found in Symantec Endpoint Protection

    30.07.2014

    While testing of the systems and networks of a financial services company, a team of penetration testers from Offensive Security have unearthed a number of vulnerabilities, including three privilege escalation zero-day bugs affecting Symantec Endpoint Protection, the firm's security software of choice.

  • 97% of Global 2000 remain vulnerable to due to Heartbleed

    30.07.2014

    97 percent of Global 2000 organizationsí public-facing servers remain vulnerable to cyber attacks due to incomplete Heartbleed remediation, according to Venafi.

  • Researchers successfully attack Android through device's speaker

    29.07.2014

    A group of researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong have demonstrated that even applications with zero permissions can be used to launch attacks that allow attackers to forge text and email messages, access private information, receive sensitive data, and even gain remote control of the targeted device.

  • AV engines are riddled with exploitable bugs

    29.07.2014

    A security researcher has found a great number of exploitable vulnerabilities in popular security solutions and the AV engines they use, proving not only that AV engines are as vulnerable to zero day attacks as the applications they try to protect, but can also lower the operating system's exploit mitigations.

  • 40% of orgs running VMware still susceptible to Heartbleed

    23.07.2014

    More than three months have passed since the discovery of the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug, and many systems are still vulnerable.




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Patching: The least understood line of defense

Posted on 29 August 2014.  |  How many end users, indeed how many IT pros, truly get patching? Sure, many of us see Windows install updates when we shut down our PC and think all is well. Itís not.


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