Browsing Category: Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft Starts Online Services Bug Bounty

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.

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High-Volume, High-Rate DDoS Attacks Persist

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.

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Fitness App Patches Privacy Vulnerability

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.

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New Research Refines Security Vulnerability Metrics

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.

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CVE Identifiers Make Room For a Few More Digits

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The deadline for a syntax change for CVE identifiers is coming on Jan. 13 when the four-digit format will support five or more. Vendors must update vulnerability management products to support the new syntax.

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