While bounties have now become commonplace, simply offering one doesn’t guarantee any level of success for a vendor.
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A critical remote code execution vulnerability in Bash, present in almost all Linux, UNIX and Mac OS X deployments, has been discovered. Experts advise immediate patching.
Dennis Fisher talks with David Jacoby of Kaspersky Lab about the research he did on the security of electronics gear in his home, including his smart TV, game console and storage devices, and what the vendors need to do to respond.
Microsoft today launched the Microsoft Online Services Bug Bounty Program which will pay out a minimum of $500 for vulnerabilities found in its cloud services such as Office 365.
A new report illustrates the continued proliferation of both high-volume and high-rate distributed denial of service attacks, like the ones executed via NTP amplification, over the last few months.
Secure smartphone manufacturer Blackphone announced today that it has launched a bug bounty program hosted on the Bugcrowd platform.
Digital thermostat maker Heatmiser is in the process of contacting its customers about a series of security issues that could open a Wi-Fi connected version of its product to takeover.
Details of a patched privacy vulnerability in MyFitnessPal, a popular fitness and nutrition mobile application, were disclosed this week, three months after a fix was deployed.
Research from the University of Maryland proposes new security metrics that can help enterprises understand risks to their products and prioritize patching and vulnerability management.