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  • The value of patching and how to do it properly

    28.04.2015

    Patching has been the stalwart of the information security community for at least the last 15 years.

  • 1,500 iOS apps sport flaw that allows interception of sensitive user data

    21.04.2015

    A bug in an older version of AFNetworking, an open source library widely used for adding networking capabilities to iOS and OS X apps, can allow attackers to intercept and decrypt HTTPS traffic between apps and servers, effectively revealing all the sensitive information exchanged, such as passwords, bank account information, and so on.

  • Apple's fix didn't close Rootpipe backdoor

    21.04.2015

    When TrueSec researcher Emil Kvarnhammar discovered a privilege escalation bug affecting OS X that could allow attackers to gain complete control of the target's Mac machine, he disclosed details about it to Apple.

  • Cisco splats router bug that can lead to persistent DoS

    16.04.2015

    Cisco has patched a vulnerability that affects Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers and can be exploited by a remote, unauthenticated attacker to effectively mount a denial of service attack either by locking up the device or making it reload its network processor chip and line card.

  • New Java vulnerabilities remotely executable without login

    16.04.2015

    It is extremely important that enterprises urgently patch their Java Runtime Environments (JREs) and (Java Development Kits) JDKs since 14 vulnerabilities addressed in this security update are remotely exploitable over a network without authentication -- which are the most serious kind of threats.




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Why vulnerability disclosure shouldn’t be a marketing tool

Brian Honan, CEO at BH Consulting, talks about a recent vulnerability disclosure trend – a trend that he believes may ultimately cause more harm than good: security vendors using vulnerability disclosure as a marketing tool with the goal of enhancing their company’s bottom line.


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