Vulnerability Risk Assessment News
September 15, 2016
Oracle's lack of response to security researchers raises more questions after a zero-day MySQL vulnerability was reported, though patches may have already been released.
July 18, 2016
Responsible disclosure wins as researchers roll out branded website for 'httpoxy,' a set of vulnerabilities in server-side web apps that use the HTTP_PROXY variable.
May 18, 2016
Internet pioneer Paul Vixie spoke with SearchSecurity about Internet crime, the glibc bug and other pervasive vulnerabilities that may never be eradicated.
April 19, 2016
DHS says users need to uninstall QuickTime for Windows immediately as Apple quietly sends the software to its end of life following the disclosure of two zero-day flaws.
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The CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System) rates the severity of software vulnerabilities so organizations are able to prioritize mitigation. Continue Reading
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Expert Ed Tittel examines Beyond Security's Automated Vulnerability Detection System, which scans IP-based network infrastructures to detect vulnerabilities and identify assets. Continue Reading
APT groups have been continuously exploiting a flaw in Microsoft Office, despite it having been patched. Expert Nick Lewis explains how these attacks work and how to prevent them. Continue Reading
Oracle has moved from using a modified version of CVSS v2.0 to CVSS v3.0. Expert Michael Cobb explains criticism of the old version, and the changes in vulnerability scoring in v3.0. Continue Reading
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With the large number of password breaches happening, enterprises should look into new methods of protecting their resources. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to reduce user risk. Continue Reading
A Rowhammer attack on DRAM can induce bit flipping, putting data security at risk. Expert Michael Cobb explains the flaw and what preventive actions enterprises can take. Continue Reading
A regular tabletop exercise could help to identify security risks in scenarios relevant to your organization. Expert Bob Wood explains the steps in the process. Continue Reading
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Security backdoors and security vulnerabilities can often be confused with one another. Expert Michael Cobb offers guidance on distinguishing the two. Continue Reading
Continuous code delivery is critical in certain scenarios, but it's not always the most secure approach. Michael Cobb explains how to secure code in a continuous delivery model. Continue Reading
Not responding to low-level threats can be perilous, yet enterprises can't always examine each issue. Expert Nick Lewis explains when an investigation is imperative. Continue Reading