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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

Categories: Vulnerabilities

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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Series of Vulnerabilities Found in Schneider Electric SCADA Products

UPDATE–There are several unpatched, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in a number of Schneider Electric’s SCADA products, one of which could be used to perform a shutdown of the SCADA server. Another of the vulnerabilities is an authentication bypass that could give an attacker access to sensitive data. The vulnerabilities affect a variety of Schneider Electric StruxureWare[...]

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With MAMA, U.S. Air Force Aiming to Raise Cyber Awareness on Networks

The United States Air Force is attempting to enhance its cyber situational awareness in order to contend with “increasingly sophisticated” threats to its networks and systems.

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Big Batch of Bugs Fixed in Various Versions of IDA

The makers of the popular IDA disassembly and debugging tool have fixed more than a dozen security vulnerabilities in a variety of versions. Some of the vulnerabilities are a couple of years old, and patches are provided for versions from 6.1 up through 6.6. IDA is a tool used by malware analysts, security researchers and[...]

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Vulnerabilities in Android Apps That Allow Intercept of Messages, Photos Outlined

Privacy Vulnerabilities in Popular Android Apps Disclosed

Researchers from the University of New Haven have taken to Youtube this week to publicize vulnerabilities in a dozen Android apps, including Instagram, Vine and OKCupid.

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