Patch Tuesday Commentary

Yesterday, Microsoft published its monthly roll-up of security updates, known as Patch Tuesday. This month, the OS maker has patched 88 vulnerabilities, among which 21 received a rating of “Critical,” the company’s highest severity ranking.  Experts Comments:  Satnam Narang, Senior Research Engineer at Tenable:  “This month’s Patch Tuesday release contains updates for nearly 90 CVEs, including fixes for four […]

World’s Top Security Vulnerabilities Revealed – HackerOne

Vulnerabilities in SDN and NFV Networks

HackerOne is revealing the top 10 most impactful security vulnerabilities which have earned hackers over $54 million in bounties.    Based on the 120,000+ security vulnerabilities that hackers have reported across over 1,400 HackerOne customer programs, the data represents real-world risks that existed in organisations, including technology unicorns, governments, start-ups, financial institutions and open source projects.    HackerOne has launched an interactive site showing […]

Europe Its Own Biggest Enemy As Cyberattacks Continue To Soar

Healthcare Organisations Suffer one Cyberattack per month

New threat intelligence from F5 Labs shows that Europe suffers more attacks from within its borders than any other part of the world;  Majority of attacks stem from IP addresses in the Netherlands, followed by the United States, China, Russia, and France    F5 Labs identified top attacking networks and ISPs, as well as most prominently […]

MI5 ‘Unlawfully’ Handled Bulk Surveillance Data, Lawsuit

UK’s secret service, MI5, may have broken the law by holding large volumes of citizens’ private data without proper protections, according to documents released today in the High Court.   "The documents show extraordinary and persistent illegality in MI5's operations, apparently for many years” — Middle East Eye (@MiddleEastEye) June 11, 2019 Expert Comments:    […]

Avast Business Launches New Patch Management

Small businesses in the dark about cyber security

With 55% of installed software on PCs worldwide out of date, Avast’s new service will help small businesses prioritize, manage and deploy critical security updates   Redwood City, California, June 11, 2019 – Avast (LSE:AVST), the world leader in digital security products, has today launched a new Patch Management service to help small and mid-sized businesses manage necessary […]