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There was a Drop in Vulnerability Disclosure, What's the Bad News?

As detection of backdoor vulnerabilities to the Android Operating System present increasingly lucrative potential, locating them has now become somewhat of a treasure hunt for hackers.

In: #cpe

What Exactly Happened with the Exim Vulnerability?

In September 2019, a vulnerability has been discovered in EXIM, an open-source mail transfer agent,
which is a program responsible for receiving, routing and delivering email messages.

In: #patching

Greatest Healthcare Data Breaches of 2019

Unfortunately, 2019 has been a big year for hackers. From January, cyberattacks have been impacting a countless number of individuals, especially within the Healthcare industry. With it being a big target, we have gathered some of the Greatest Healthcare Data Breaches of 2019.

In: #protect

The Linux 'sudo' Flaw is the Real Deal

In October of 2019, a flaw was found in sudo, a core command utility that is an integral part of all Linux distributions. This vulnerability allows Linux users to gain access as a root (admin) user and run commands that would otherwise be restricted to them. With a low level of difficulty for exploitation and a CVSS score of 7.8, this sudo flaw is the real deal.

In: #patching

9.8 CVSS on an App Downloaded 3B+ Times?

In July 2019, a severe vulnerability was found in VLC, an extremely popular media player, used to playback different types of videos on computers and mobile phones. VLC boasts impressive total downloads of over 3 billion, and the vulnerability has a highly critical CVE score of 9.8, making this one of the most dangerous and substantial cyber threats to date.

Could Equifax’ 2017 Data Breach Be Avoided?

In 2017, sensitive information of over 140m US consumers was stolen from the major credit bureau -- Equifax. This was due to a known software bug within the Apache Struts framework, a popular application used by web developers to host Java applications, which was in use by the Equifax' IT infrastructure.

In: #attack

The Microsoft Vulnerability That Went Global In One Zero-Day

Microsoft Windows OS went from 100 to Zero-Day in little to no time on August 27, 2018. Although not many systems were affected, the attack went global. Here is a breakdown of the vulnerability that traveled the world:

In: #patching

What Happened with the OpenSSH Vulnerability?

Just last year, a security bug was found in OpenSSH that affected ALL versions released in the past 20 years! The impact of this vulnerability was massive and here’s why:

In: #patching

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