Black Duck’s Response To New, Critical Apache Struts Cybersecurity Vulnerability (REST Plugin)

Recently discovered cybersecurity vulnerability in Apache Struts, which potentially allows hackers to access sensitive corporate data. Struts is an open source software framework used by many thousands of corporations worldwide to create Java web applications. Mike Pittenger is a security expert from Black Duck Software commented below. Mike Pittenger, Security Expert at Black Duck Software: “Once again, […]

Illinois Data Privacy Legislation

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The Illinois State Legislature has passed a ground-breaking data privacy bill which is now awaiting final approval from the Governor. This bill is the first step and would require internet companies and entities to tell consumers what geolocation data they are collecting, why they are gathering that information and with whom they are sharing it. […]

Dragonfly Threat To Critical Infrastructure

Symantec has discovered a new hacking campaign targeting critical infrastructure by a group known as Dragonfly. The group has been active since 2014 and has been collecting information about targets and systems. Moreno Carullo, Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer at Nozomi Networks commented below.  Moreno Carullo, Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer at Nozomi Networks: “Deviating from the […]

Watch Out For These 5 Ways Hackers Target Small Businesses

So many high-profile hacks and cyberattacks have occurred over the past few years, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking small businesses are rarely a target. After all, big businesses have more to offer, especially when it comes to personal or sensitive data — right? Wrong. In fact, more than 43 percent of […]

Deliveroo Customers At Risk Of Being Hacked

Food delivery startup Deliveroo has warned it’s customers with vulnerable passwords that they are at risk of being hacked. The company has not been breached and their website has not been infiltrated but has identified a number of customers whose email addresses were compromised in data breaches on other websites. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault […]