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BlueVoyant expands its third-party cyber risk management solution
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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compliance
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ai
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cybersecurity
New services enhance BlueVoyant’s existing supply chain defence product offering for government and commercial organisations.
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Recorded Future discloses new high-risk vulnerabilities
Tue, 19th Sep 2023
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microsoft
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compliance
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security vulnerabilities
Recorded Future's monthly report reveals high-risk vulnerabilities, exploit chains, and zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft and Ivanti products.
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Building resilience in a persistently elevated threat climate
Fri, 12th May 2023
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it infrastructure
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cybersecurity
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rapid7
To illustrate how fast-moving the threat landscape is, today is radically different than it was even a few years ago.
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Aqua launches pipeline integrity scanning to detect malware
Thu, 11th May 2023
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malware
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application security
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cybersecurity
The scanner detects and blocks suspicious behaviour and malware in real-time, preventing code tampering and countering threats in the software build process.
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Microsoft zero-day linked to Russian bad actors – report
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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microsoft
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cios
Microsoft discloses a zero-day vulnerability in Outlook that has been exploited for almost a year to target organizations and critical infrastructure.
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Aqua Security unveils new Lightning Enforcer offering
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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application security
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Aqua Security launches Lightning Enforcer, an eBPF-based technology that provides real-time protection against zero-day attacks.
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Tenable makes additions to Cloud Security portfolio
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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devops
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cloud security
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app development
Tenable has announced additions to Tenable Cloud Security that represent the next step in assessing threats related to cloud vulnerabilities.
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Avast reveals zero-day exploits targeting Chrome and Microsoft
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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cloud services
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malware
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microsoft
Avast, released its Q2/2022 Threat Report today, revealing a significant increase in global ransomware attacks, up 24% from Q1/2022.
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Rimini Street announces new suite of security solutions for enterprises
Fri, 29th Jul 2022
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cloud services
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it infrastructure
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zero day malware
Rimini Street has announced the launch of Rimini Protect, a new suite of security solutions set to provide a more comprehensive layer of security.
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Zero-day attacks climb as hackers get more sophisticated
Mon, 18th Jul 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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devops
Hackers are exploiting security vulnerabilities faster than ever before, with the average time to exploitation down from 42 days to just 12 days.
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Network attacks at highest point in the last three years
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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firewall
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network management
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malware
The latest quarterly WatchGuard Threat Lab report shows network attacks at the highest point over the past three years.
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Why preventing Zero-day attacks is crucial for businesses
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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malware
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ddos
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cloud services
Indusface offers a game-changing web application firewall solution that can protect businesses from the increasing threat of Zero-day attacks.
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Palo Alto Networks launches Nebula for network security
Thu, 10th Feb 2022
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Palo Alto Networks has announced the upgrade of its PAN-OS software to help find the evasive, zero-day attacks.
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A look at the MS Exchange zero-days and how to protect your business
Thu, 29th Apr 2021
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microsoft
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firewall
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network management
Every organisationusing Microsoft Exchange must patch their on-premise servers immediately and scan their networks for signs of malicious activity.
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Kaspersky discovers zero-day exploit in Desktop Window Manager
Mon, 19th Apr 2021
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microsoft
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kaspersky
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cios
While analysing the CVE-2021-1732 exploit, Kaspersky experts found another such zero-day exploit and reported it to Microsoft.
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WatchGuard report tracks rise of network attacks in Q3
Fri, 18th Dec 2020
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firewall
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network management
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malware
Rise in attacks on corporate networks during remote work, with WatchGuard observing a 90% increase in network attacks in Q3.
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Evasive malware reaches record levels - WatchGuard report
Wed, 25th Mar 2020
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firewall
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network management
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malware
Surge in 'evasive' malware hits record levels in Q4, says WatchGuard's latest security report.
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Microsoft IE vulnerability to go unpatched until mid-Feb
Tue, 28th Jan 2020
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microsoft
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cios
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internet explorer
A blog post from security vendor ESET has outlined the risk of the zero-day for those who are still using the relic browser of internet-past.
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Buhtrap group behind targeted zero-day attack - ESET
Wed, 17th Jul 2019
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microsoft
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cios
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zero day malware
Buhtrap APT uses zero-day in Eastern Europe spy campaign, ESET reveals.
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Acronis and CloudLinux release data security solution
Fri, 26th Jan 2018
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cloud services
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open source
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cios
CloudLinux enhances Imunify360 with Acronis-powered backup solution for superior data protection.
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$500,000 zero-day prize pool for Mobile Pwn2Own contest in Japan
Fri, 1st Sep 2017
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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trend micro
Trend Micro has put more than US$500,000 towards a prize pool that aims to find security vulnerabilities at the upcoming Mobile Pwn2Own contest.
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Foxit acknowledges zero-days in its PDF software, but no patches yet
Mon, 21st Aug 2017
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cios
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pdf
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zero day malware
Two zero-day vulnerabilities in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF can allow attackers to execute malicious code on startup. Safe Reading Mode is recommended.
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Windows OS is still full of holes, but Microsoft's making serious efforts to fix it
Wed, 11th Jan 2017
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microsoft
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malware
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cybersecurity
ESET shows that the Windows operating system is continuing to be a breeding ground for vulnerabilities, but patches are never far behind.
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Potential Windows zero-day security exploit worth $90,000 on underground market
Thu, 2nd Jun 2016
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windows
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trustwave
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cios
A single Windows zero-day vulnerability could be sold amongst the underground cybercrime market, potentially affecting more than 1.5 billion users.