Chat app WhatsApp patched two memory-related flaw that could be exploited by an attacker as a first step to installing smartphone malware on Android or Apple devices. WhatsApp vulnerabilities can be highly valuable to malicious actors.
A congressional deal will ensure the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can continue collecting fees from medical device manufacturers but at the price of dropping increased cybersecurity mandates for the industry. Requiring manufacturers to patch devices had bipartisan support.
Microsoft issued a patch for an actively exploited zero-day flaw in its latest Patch Tuesday security patch dump. The flaw allows hackers to elevate their system privileges. The update includes 63 other patches, including one other zero-day and three other critical vulnerabilities.
The United States hit Iran with a new round of sanctions after linking Tehran with the July cyberattack against Albania. The sanctions are more symbolic than material in effect but send a message that hacking U.S. allies has consequences.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," VP and CISO Nicole Darden Ford shares findings from Rockwell Automation's new survey report on cybersecurity preparedness in critical infrastructure, OT security gaps, the state of critical infrastructure, and insights into preparedness and best practices.
A recent survey sponsored by Rockwell Automation finds that critical infrastructure organizations miss basic protections for operational technology, with 80% failing to conduct frequent asset inventory audits, 63% lacking real-time threat monitoring and 42% needing effective patch management.
An online search by cybersecurity firm Cyfirma found more than 80,000 unpatched cameras made by Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. Attackers could exploit the vulnerability to add the cameras to a botnet or as a launching point for lateral movement deeper into the camera operator's network.
With attack surface sprawl and growing numbers of vulnerabilities to address, security and IT teams are increasingly challenged to meet remediation targets. To overcome this problem, teams need an automated way of identifying and correlating the highest risk vulnerabilities with the right remediation steps.
Calling all Apple users: It's time to once again patch your devices to protect them against two zero-day vulnerabilities that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild to take complete control of devices. While there's no need to panic, security experts advise moving quickly.
Hybrid war includes cyberattacks, critical infrastructure attacks and efforts to get information. Victoria Beckman, director of Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit in the Americas, says Ukraine used a national cybersecurity strategy to withstand such attacks from Russia and so can other countries.
Security executives at Black Hat USA 2022 discuss the latest cybersecurity trends from confidential computing and unified threat hunting languages to attack surface management and recovery services, social engineering campaigns and blockchain vulnerabilities.
Black Hat USA 2022 opened with somber warnings from Chris Krebs about why application developers, vendors and the government need to solve major industry challenges. Key security executives also discussed DNS visibility, cloud security, patch management, APT strategies and supply chain woes.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Apiiro's Moshe Zioni, vice president of security research, discusses the company's "Secrets Insights 2022" report on the real-world risks of hardcoded secrets across the software supply chain and how to mitigate the potential damage they can cause.
More than two years after being notified of it, Microsoft issued a fix for a Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool vulnerability known as DogWalk. The fix is part of the operating system giant's newest Patch Tuesday dump, which includes patches for 141 flaws.
Virtualization giant VMware is warning users to immediately patch a range of its access and identity management products now that researchers have published proof of concept code for exploiting an authentication bypass. The company says it has yet to see in-the-wild attacks using the exploit.