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Google Project Zero continues to scrape away at the ubiquitous Microsoft Malware Protection Engine at the core of many security products embedded in Windows, and it continues to discover new critical vulnerabilities. The latest, another remote code execution flaw, was patched on Friday after it was privately disclosed June 7 by researcher Tavis Ormandy. The […]

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If you think your organization is taking oversight of third-party IoT implementations seriously, think again. According to a recent study by security research firm the Ponemon Institute, in conjunction with the Shared Assessments Program, few organizational boards require IoT risk assurances from third parties, providing CIOs a great opportunity to take a leadership position on […]

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NEW YORK–The economics of cybersecurity are skewed in favor of attackers, who invest once and can launch thousands of attacks with a piece of malware or exploit kit. That’s why Neal Ziring, technical director for the NSA’s Capabilities Directorate, wants to flip the financial equation on bad guys. “We need to conduct defenses in a […]

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Cisco patched three vulnerabilities in three products this week that if exploited, could have resulted in a denial of service, crash, and in some instances, arbitrary and remote code execution. According to security advisories published Wednesday, each of the vulnerabilities are branded “high” severity by Cisco. One of the issues, an XML External Entity (XXE) […]

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