Debian 9.7 released with fix for RCE flaw

On 23rd January, Debian announced the release of Debian 9.7 which is the seventh update of the stable distribution of Debian 9. This comes right after a remote code execution vulnerability was ...
The cybersecurity fallout of Trump's shutdown by Byron Acohido

MY TAKE: US cyber adversaries take cue from shutdown to accelerate malware deployment

One profound consequence of Donald Trump’s shutdown of the federal government, now in day 33, is what a boon it is to US cyber adversaries. And moving forward, the long run ramifications ...

Introducing CT-Wasm, a type-driven extension to WebAssembly for secure, in-browser cryptography

Researchers from the University of California and the University of Cambridge have come up with Constant-Time WebAssembly (CT-Wasm), the details of which are shared in their paper: CT-Wasm: Type-Driven Secure Cryptography for ...
DHS Issues Emergency Directive on DNS Infrastructure Tampering

DHS Issues Emergency Directive on DNS Infrastructure Tampering

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an emergency directive that requires federal agencies to mitigate the threat of Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure tampering. In “Emergency Directive 19-01,” DHS explains ...

US Department of Homeland security releases an ‘emergency directive’ to combat DNS tampering

Yesterday, the Department of Homeland security issued an emergency directive with the subject, “Mitigate DNS Infrastructure Tampering” and ordering the federal agencies to comply with these in order to secure login credentials ...

Remote Code Execution Flaw in APT Linux Package Manager allows man-in-the-middle attack

Yesterday a remote code execution bug was found in the APT high-level package manager used by Debian, Ubuntu, and other related Linux distributions. Max Justicz, the security researcher who discovered the bug, ...
GUEST POST: Six tangible ways ‘SOAR’ can help narrow the cybersecurity skills gap

GUEST POST: Six tangible ways ‘SOAR’ can help narrow the cybersecurity skills gap

The cybersecurity talent shortage is here to stay. With an estimated 1.5-2 million unfulfilled cybersecurity positions, organizations are coming to terms with the fact that no amount of creative hiring initiatives will ...
PC Report 2019 Shows Users Fail to Update | Avast

PC Report 2019 Shows Users Fail to Update | Avast

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Our 2019 Avast PC Report covers the most popular PCs, software, and hardware used today worldwide. Compared to our 2017 report, this year includes some interesting surprises: ...
Google Fined 50 Million EUR for Violating GDPR Rules

Google Fined 50 Million EUR for Violating GDPR Rules

Tech giants Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix and Spotify have all been accused of not complying with GDPR, Europe’s data privacy regulations, and could face hefty fines for continuous violations. Things have now ...
Adware Installers Disguised as Cracks Installing STOP Ransomware

Adware Installers Disguised as Cracks Installing STOP Ransomware

STOP ransomware is using adware installers disguised as cracks as a new method of distributing itself to unsuspecting users. According to Bleeping Computer creator and owner Lawrence Abrams, websites known for distributing ...
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