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Vulnerability reporting is returning to normal

Vulnerability reporting, still impacted by COVID-19, is beginning to return to normal, Risk Based Security reveals. Out of 11,121 vulnerabilities aggregated during the first …

Most ICS vulnerabilities disclosed this year can be exploited remotely

More than 70% of ICS vulnerabilities disclosed in the first half of 2020 can be exploited remotely, highlighting the importance of protecting internet-facing ICS devices and …

open source
2019 was a record year for OSS vulnerabilities

Total vulnerabilities in OSS more than doubled in 2019 from 421 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) in 2018 to 968 last year, according to a RiskSense report. Top 10 …

Despite lower number of vulnerability disclosures, security teams have their work cut out for them

The number of vulnerabilities disclosed in Q1 2020 has decreased by 19.8% compared to Q1 2019, making this likely the only true dip observed within the last 10 years, Risk …

FIRST releases updated coordination principles for Multi-Party Vulnerability Coordination and Disclosure

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) has released an updated set of coordination principles – Guidelines for Multi-Party Vulnerability Coordination and …

Wormable Windows SMBv3 RCE flaw leaked, but not patched

Yesterday, when Microsoft released its regular Patch Tuesday fixes, Cisco Talos and Fortinet inadvertently(?) also published information about CVE-2020-0796, a …

Major vulnerabilities found in popular wireless presentation system

F-Secure consultants have discovered several exploitable vulnerabilities in Barco’s ClickShare wireless presentation system. Attackers can use the flaws to intercept and …

GitHub Security Lab aims to make open source software more secure

GitHub, the world’s largest open source code repository and leading software development platform, has launched GitHub Security Lab. “Our team will lead by …

Cybersecurity risk management
Companies should disclose cybersecurity risk management efforts

Research finds that when one company experiences a cybersecurity breach, other companies in the same field also become less attractive to investors. However, companies that …

Disclosing vulnerabilities to improve software security is good for everyone

Today, software companies and security researchers are near universal in their belief that disclosing vulnerabilities to improve software security is good for everyone, …

Why are some vulnerabilities disclosed responsibly while others are not?

EU’s cybersecurity agency ENISA has delved into the problematics of vulnerability disclosure and has released a report that addresses economic factors, incentives and …

Adobe Flash
Adobe plugs critical RCE Flash Player flaw, update ASAP! Exploitation may be imminent

Adobe has released a Flash Player update that plugs a critical vulnerability (CVE-2018-15981) that could lead to remote code execution, and is urging users to implement it as …

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