Members of the Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pass a version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a bill that many opposed argue will lead to continued pervasive government spying.
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Mike Mimoso talks to Cigital’s Gary McGraw about software security and analysis from the sixth version of the Building Security in Maturity Model report.
Attackers have been carrying out attacks on sites running old, unpatched versions of Joomla following the disclosure of a critical SQL injection vulnerability in the software last week
Two weeks after authorities announced they had taken down the botnet behind the banking malware Dridex, new research suggests the threat is alive and well.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week: How Facebook will begin warning users of nation-state attacks, all the Apple and Oracle patches, and the latest attacks against the Network Time Protocol (NTP).
Joomla released a new version of its CMS Thursday, 3,4,5, that addresses a critical SQL injection vulnerability that could have let attackers gain access to data in the backend of any site running the platform.
Apple on Thursday fixed scores of vulnerabilities in OS X, iOS, Safari, iTunes, and even the company’s smart watch operating system, watchOS. Chief among the fixes was a patch for two issues the Pangu Team was using to jailbreak iOS devices.
Oracle patched 154 vulnerabilities in 54 different products as part of its regularly scheduled Critical Patch Update Tuesday.
Juan Andres Guerrero-Saade from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT) joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to discuss the “identity crisis” in the anti-malware industry and the ethics and perils of investigating state-sponsored or geopolitically significant threats.
Facebook will inform users when it believes their account has been targeted by an attacker or compromised by a nation-state campaign.