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73% of retail applications have security flaws, yet only a quarter of them have been fixed

Almost three-quarters of apps in the retail and hospitality sectors have security problems, but only 25% of them have been patched, according to a top global provider of modern application security testing tools. Furthermore, 17% of these issues are classified as “high severity,” which means that, if exploited, they pose a significant risk to the …

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Google Pixel Bug nets security researcher a whopping $70k bounty

A security researcher whose Google Pixel battery died while he was composing a text message is probably grateful for the interruption, as turning it back on allowed him to find a lock screen bypass flaw that earned him a $70,000 bounty from Google. The vulnerability, which has since been fixed, would have allowed anyone with …

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WATCH: Top 5 CyberSecurity Trends To Expect In 2023

Cybersecurity is a fast-evolving area. Here, we look at the most important trends to watch out for in 2023, including the increased threats from connected IoT devices, hybrid working and state-sponsored attacks. The top 2023 trends we cover are: * Suggest an edit to this article Cybersecurity Knowledge Base Latest Cybersecurity News Cybersecurity Academy Homepage …

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Debian: DSA-5277-1: php7.4 Multiple Security Issues

SUMMARY Multiple security issues were discovered in PHP, a widely-used opensource general purpose scripting language which could result an denialof service, information disclosure, insecure cooking handling orpotentially the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed inversion 7.4.33-1+deb11u1. We recommend that you upgrade your php7.4 packages. For the detailed …

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Debian: DSA-5278-1: xorg-server Buffer OverflowSecurity Update

SUMMARY It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the _getCountedString()function of the Xorg X server may result in denial of service orpotentially the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed inversion 2:1.20.11-1+deb11u3. We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages. For the detailed security status of xorg-server …

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UK SECURITY AGENCY TO SCAN THE UK FOR VULNERABILITIES

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched a new scheme and is now scanning all Internet-exposed devices hosted in the UK for vulnerabilities. designed to help it better understand how vulnerable UK systems are to cyber-attack, in order to enhance resilience. The agency’s new internet scanning capability is designed to build a data-driven view …

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Security experts targeted with malicious CVE PoC exploits on GitHub

A team of researchers at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (Soufian El Yadmani, Robin The, Olga Gadyatskaya) discovered thousands of repositories on GitHub that offer fake proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for multiple vulnerabilities. The experts analyzed PoCs shared on GitHub for known vulnerabilities discovered in 2017-2021, some of these repositories were used by threat actors to spread …

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Report: 4 in 5 companies have experienced a cloud security incident

New research from cybersecurity company, Venafi, found that 81% of companies report that they have suffered a security incident in the cloud over the last year. And almost half (45%) report that their organization experienced at least four incidents. The research looked to highlight the increased operational risk caused by companies migrating more of their applications to the …

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IoT

White House Proposes IoT Security Labeling

The White House last week held a meeting with the private sector, tech associations and government representatives to discuss the development of a security label for IoT devices. The label would be akin to the Energy Star label, an initiative led by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. The label system, …

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35+ Actionable Tips: Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022

Best practices for defeating most attacks, hopefully making the need for future Cybersecurity Awareness Months obsolete Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which was previously known as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is in its 19th year. Launched under the guidance of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), it aims to help …

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