The State Of Vulnerabilities In 2019

Web application vulnerabilities are often caused by application design flaws and misconfigured web servers. They can be particularly easy targets for hackers who look to take advantage of system security flaws.  With more web application security solutions now readily available on the market, organisations are placing more importance on ensuring their safety. However, despite growing […]

Expert Analysis Of Serious Vulnerability Discovered In Profinet Industrial Communication Protocol

A serious vulnerability was recently found in the Profinet industrial communication protocol exposes devices from Siemens, Moxa and possibly other vendors to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. The high-severity vulnerability was discovered last year by researchers at OTORIO, who found that an attacker could easily cause devices to enter a DoS condition — in some cases requiring a hard […]

Expert Insight On Microsoft To Deploy ElectionGuard Voting Software

Windows Encryption Keys Could Expose Users to Hackers

ZDNet reported that today, February 18, residents of Fulton, Wisconsin will elect representatives for the Wisconsin Supreme Court via voting machines that will be running Microsoft’s ElectionGuard software. These will be the first voting machines deployed in any US election that will be running Microsoft’s new voting software, which will face it’s first real-world test since being announced […]

2020 Webroot Threat Report: Phishing Attempts Grew By 640% Last Year

Webroot Also Observed a 125% Increase in Malware Targeting Windows 7®   OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX) (TSX: OTEX) today issued the 2020 Webroot Threat Report, highlighting not only the agility and innovation of cybercriminals who continue to seek out new ways to evade defenses, but also their commitment to long-established attack methods. Most notably, Webroot observed a 640 percent increase […]

Experts Reaction On Report: Millions Of Windows And Linux Systems Vulnerable To Cyber-attack

It has been reported that fresh firmware vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi adapters, USB hubs, trackpads and cameras are putting millions of peripheral devices in danger of a range of cyberattacks, according to research from Eclypsium. TouchPad and TrackPoint firmware in Lenovo Laptops, HP Wide Vision FHD camera firmware in HP laptops and the Wi-Fi adapter on Dell XPS laptops were […]

Expert On Report: Almost Half Of Connected Medical Devices Are Vulnerable To Hackers Exploiting BlueKeep

Connected medical devices are twice as likely to be vulnerable to the BlueKeep exploit than other devices on hospital networks, putting patients and staff at additional risk from cyber-attacks. According to figures in a new report from researchers at healthcare cybersecurity company CyberMDX, 22% of all Windows devices in a typical hospital are exposed to BlueKeep because they haven’t received […]

WHO Warns Of Coronavirus Phishing Attacks – Experts Comments

Bleeping Computer recently published an article titled “World Health Organisation Warns of Coronavirus Phishing Attacks”. More details below: The World Health Organisation (WHO) warns of ongoing Coronavirus-themed phishing attacks that impersonate the organisation with the end goal of stealing information and delivering malware. “Criminals are disguising themselves as WHO to steal money or sensitive information,” the United Nations agency […]