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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Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk abut the crazy news of the last couple of weeks, the Apple privacy and Apple Pay announcements, the details of the Home Depot breach and the end of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing unit.
In a move that has surprised many in the security community, Microsoft has disbanded its Trustworthy Computing unit, the group that was responsible for the pioneering work that helped reverse the company’s security reputation and make Windows a much more secure and reliable computing platform. The end of the TwC group comes as Microsoft is in[...]
OWASP published the latest iteration of its Testing Guide, an informational manual designed to teach developers how to build and maintain secure application.
The dramatic revelations of large-scale government surveillance and deep penetration of the Internet by intelligence services and other adversaries have increased the interest of the general public in tools such as encryption software, anonymity services and others that previously were mainly of interest to technophiles and activists. But many of those tools are difficult to use[...]
Researchers at Adallom analyzed a sample of the Dyre banking Trojan that was found to be targeting Salesforce.com credentials.
Drupal released an update that patches a moderately critical cross-site scripting vulnerability in its Mollom content and spam moderation module.
White House special assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator Micheal Daniel explains that a series of simple, known issues add up to a very difficult Internet security problem.
A relatively new exploit kit that exploits old versions of Adobe Flash, Reader and, Silverlight has begun to make the rounds.
Adobe released a new version of Reader and Acrobat, patching eight security vulnerabilities in the PDF reader. The patches were delayed a weeks because of issues during regression testing.