Zoom Vulnerability

The Zoom conferencing app has a vulnerability that allows someone to remotely take over the computer's camera. It's a bad vulnerability, made worse by the fact that it remains even if you ...
cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Issues in 2019: A Midyear Check

  As we enter the second half of 2019, several key themes in the cybersecurity arena have come to the fore. Artificial intelligence and machine learning continue to take center stage, but ...
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SMB security

Report Shines Light on Extent of SMB Insecurity

Small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) have emerged as the weakest cybersecurity link mainly because so many of them continue to rely on antiquated software that is easy to exploit. That’s the finding of a ...
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Zoom Zero-Day, GDPR Fines, Google Assistant Recordings

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 15th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Zoom video conferencing zero-day, massive fines being issued for violating GDPR, and ...

Nexus Intelligence Insights: CVE-2019-13354: ‘strong_password’ embedded malicious code, RubyGems

We typically don’t follow one monthly Nexus Intelligence Insights post on the heels of another, but July’s vulnerability is time sensitive so we didn’t want to delay getting the next edition out ...

July 2019 Patch Tuesday – 77 Vulns, 15 Critical, DHCP RCE, Exploited PrivEsc, SQL, Adobe Vulns

This month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday addresses 77 vulnerabilities with 15 of them labeled as Critical. Of the 15 Critical vulns, 11 are for scripting engines and browsers, with the remaining four covering ...

Cell Networks Hacked by (Probable) Nation-State Attackers

A sophisticated attacker has successfuly infiltrated cell providers to collect information on specific users: The hackers have systematically broken in to more than 10 cell networks around the world to date over ...
The Problem of String Concatenation and Format String Vulnerabilities

The Problem of String Concatenation and Format String Vulnerabilities

If JavaScript is your programming language of choice, you probably don't have to worry about string concatenation a lot. Instead, one of the recurring problems you might encounter is having to wait ...
VMware Moves to Close Cybersecurity Loop

VMware Moves to Close Cybersecurity Loop

VMware announced the general availability of another CloudHealth by VMware service that detects vulnerabilities and threats in real-time while also identifying cloud infrastructure that is potentially at risk of being compromised. Jason ...
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