Microsoft’s May 2019 Patch Tuesday Fixes 79 Vulnerabilities

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It has been reported that included in this month’s Patch Tuesday updates are fixes for publicly disclosed or exploited vulnerabilities. With the release of the May 2019 security updates, Microsoft has released 3 advisories and updates for 79 vulnerabilities, with 19 being classified as Critical.   Satnam Narang, Senior Research Engineer at Tenable: “This month’s Patch Tuesday release contains updates for nearly 80 CVEs […]

Report: Most Organizations Are Dissatisfied With Their Web Application Firewalls (WAFs)

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Ineffective protection, time-consuming management, high cost of ownership all play a role   Cequence Security, a provider of innovative software solutions that protect web, mobile, and API-based applications from cyberattacks, today released a new Ponemon Institute report – “The State of Web Application Firewalls”- showing that only 40% of organizations are satisfied with their WAF. The report is […]

Experts Reactions On Intel Flaw Lets Hackers Siphon Secrets From Millions Of PCs

Researchers have uncovered yet another flaw in Intel’s hardware. It can allow attackers to eavesdrop on virtually every bit of raw data that a victim’s processor touches.   A supergroup of security researchers around the world found a new speculative execution attack against Intel chips that lets an attacker who can run code on a victim […]

Uniqlo Data Breach Commentary

Fast Retailing, the company behind multiple Japanese retail brands, announced that the UNIQLO Japan and GU Japan online stores have been hacked and third parties accessed 461,091 customer accounts following a credential stuffing attack. Information accessed includes customer names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, genders, dates of birth, purchase history, clothing measurements and partial payment […]

San Francisco Is The First US City To Ban Facial Recognition – Experts Comments

Following the news that San Francisco has become the first city to ban the use of facial recognition in local agencies, such as law enforcement, please see a comment below from Matthew Aldridge, Senior Solution Architect at Webroot, who believes that while the technology can work well, the risk of biometric data being stolen is too great […]

Turkish Law On Data Breaches GDPR Report

Turkey’s first comprehensive data protection law was being launched in April 2016. The 2016 Law on the Protection of Personal Data (“Turkish Data Protection Law”) is based largely on EU Data Protection Law. As a candidate state for EU membership, Turkey aligns much of its legal system with EU law. Turkish data protection law consequently […]