Open Vulnerability Assessment System release 9 (OpenVAS-9)

The OpenVAS developers are happy to announce a round of maintenance releases for the Open Vulnerability Assessment System release 9 (OpenVAS-9). This round includes the following releases: – OpenVAS Libraries 9.0.2 – OpenVAS Scanner 5.1.2 [...] The post Open Vulnerability Assessment System release 9 (OpenVAS-9) appeared first on SecurityOrb.com ... Read More

p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood)

p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood) Vulnerability Severity p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood) 7.8 (High) Summary – It was possible to crash the remote machine by flooding it with ICMP type 9 packets. Vulnerability Detection Result [...] The post p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood) appeared first on SecurityOrb.com ... Read More

Information Assurance Scholarship Program: Capitol Technology University

Picture this: a full scholarship package enabling you to complete your cybersecurity education without being hampered by financial burdens. In addition, a generous stipend covering room and board. And the assurance of federal government employment [...] The post Information Assurance Scholarship Program: Capitol Technology University appeared first on SecurityOrb.com ... Read More

2018 Security Concerns to Look Out For

2017 was a tough year for cyber security companies and professional as phishing attacks, ransomware and state-sponsored attacks took front stage. So what should we expect for 2018? [...] The post 2018 Security Concerns to Look Out For appeared first on SecurityOrb.com ... Read More

SecurityOrb.com’s Top 3 Security Hacks of 2017

In recent years security breaches have been a big topic as it has impacted many of our lives and 2017 is not different. SecurityOrb.com recently reviewed some of the most notable hacks of 2017 and [...] The post SecurityOrb.com’s Top 3 Security Hacks of 2017 appeared first on SecurityOrb.com ... Read More

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Issues Advice on Ransomware

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of Carnegie Mellon University has released a blog post on best practices for preventing and responding to ransomware. This common malware captures, encrypts, and holds your data to extort a [...] The post The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Issues Advice on Ransomware appeared first on ... Read More

Suspicious Activities on Hotels.com User Accounts

I recently received an email from Hotels.com stating an unauthorized user may have accessed user’s accounts and are urging customers to change their password. Read the actual email below. “We are writing to make you [...] The post Suspicious Activities on Hotels.com User Accounts appeared first on SecurityOrb.com ... Read More

Kmart Stores Battling Malware-Based Security Breach of its Store Credit Card Processing Systems. Again…

An article by Brian Krebs from KrebsonSecurity.com: For the second time in less than three years, Kmart Stores is battling a malware-based security breach of its store credit card processing systems. Last week I began hearing from [...] The post Kmart Stores Battling Malware-Based Security Breach of its Store Credit ... Read More

Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 11, 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – [...] The post Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical ... Read More

Congresswoman Clarke Acts to Protect Americans from Cyber-Terrorists and Hackers

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Congresswoman Clarke Acts to Protect Americans from Cyber-Terrorists and Hackers [...] The post Congresswoman Clarke Acts to Protect Americans from Cyber-Terrorists and Hackers appeared first on SecurityOrb.com ... Read More
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