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WordPress 5.0 Gets Security Patch a Week After Release

Only a week has passed since the release of WordPress 5.0—a new major version codenamed “Bebo”—and the WordPress team has already pushed out a security update for it. WordPress 5.0.1, released Dec ...
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Third-Party Breach Affects Credit Card Info of 47,000 Patients

Third-Party Breach Affects Credit Card Info of 47,000 Patients

Weak security in third-party vendors strike again in the medical world. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco hospital in North Texas announced payment information, including partial credit card info, of ...
F5 Labs 2018 Phishing & Fraud Report

F5 Labs 2018 Phishing & Fraud Report

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The F5 Labs 2018 Phishing & Fraud Report is out! In this report, the F5 Labs team specifically investigated the rise of phishing and fraud during the ‘holiday shopping season,’ beginning in ...
Microsoft Patches Another Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability

Microsoft Patches Another Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability

Microsoft released security updates for its products Dec. 11, fixing 38 vulnerabilities including a privilege escalation flaw in the Windows kernel that has been exploited by cyberespionage groups since October. The zero-day ...
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Attack Kit Hijacks DNS of Home and Business Routers

For the past year, attackers have been using an exploit kit that changes the DNS settings of home and small-business routers through users’ browsers. The tool, dubbed Novidade, was first used in ...
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2018 In Review: Healthcare Under Attack

2018 In Review: Healthcare Under Attack

Radware’s ERT and Threat Research Center monitored an immense number of events over the last year, giving us a chance to review and analyze attack patterns to gain further insight into today’s ...
Saipem Identified a Digital Attack against Some of Its Servers

Saipem Identified a Digital Attack against Some of Its Servers

Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem has announced that it identified a digital attack against some of its servers. On 10 December, Saipem published a statement on its website in which ...
How well do email security gateways protect against targeted attacks?

How well do email security gateways protect against targeted attacks?

Email security test explores how and when services detect and stop threats. Latest report now online. This new email protection test shows a wide variation in the abilities of the services that ...
December 2018 Patch Tuesday – 39 Vulns, Workstation Patches, Adobe Vulns

December 2018 Patch Tuesday – 39 Vulns, Workstation Patches, Adobe Vulns

This month’s Patch Tuesday addresses 39 vulnerabilities, with 9 of them labeled as Critical. Out of the Criticals, 6 are for the Chakra Scripting Engine used by Microsoft Edge. A Privilege Escalation ...
Deconstructing Data Leak incident of Signet Jewelers (parent company of Kay and Jared jewelers)

Deconstructing Data Leak incident of Signet Jewelers (parent company of Kay and Jared jewelers)

Protecting the Crown Jewels: Deconstructing Data Leakage in Exotic Environments (Inspiration from Signet — Kay/Jared Jewelers Breach)Credits : Micheal HillNote : The following series of deconstruction/post-mortem is indicative of the security issues similar to ...
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