Just days after Microsoft disclosed four serious flaws in Microsoft Exchange email servers, attackers are going on a wide hunt for vulnerable machines, some security experts say. The flaws could be exploited for creating backdoors for email accounts or installing ransomware and cryptominers.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of key takeaways from the breaches tied to flaws in the Accellion File Transfer appliance. Also featured: Equifax CISO Jamil Farshchi on transforming supply chain security, plus an analysis of how "work from anywhere" is affecting cybersecurity.
Microsoft issued emergency software patches on Tuesday for four zero-day vulnerabilities in its Exchange email server. The alarming vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker into Exchange and possibly enable further lateral movement.
A pair of U.S. House committees held their first public hearings into the SolarWinds attack, with lawmakers and witnesses offering support for expanding federal cybersecurity laws to address the security failures. This includes a larger role for CISA to conduct threat hunting.
Are you protected from these common AppSec risks?
A single weak point in a line
of code can create an open
door for attackers.
The cost of an average
breach is $3,920,000.
Nearly 80% of apps contain
at least one critical or high
Attacks targeting the application layer are on the rise.
Standards and legislation provide incomplete security coverage:
61% of applications had at least one Critical and High Issue NOT covered by OWASP Top 10.
This up 12% YOY, from 49% to 61%.
Open source code has blind spots:
Among the top movers in...
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A remote code vulnerability in the Android version of the file-sharing app SHAREit could allow hackers to tamper with the app's permissions, enabling them to steal sensitive data, reports security firm Trend Micro.
The Biden administration is reviewing former President Donald Trump's policies addressing potential national security and cybersecurity concerns about Chinese-owned companies as it develops new plans for dealing with a wide range of issues tied to China.
French cybersecurity authorities are warning that widely used, open-source IT monitoring software called Centreon appears to have been hit by Russian hackers. But unlike the SolarWinds supply chain attack, in this campaign, attackers appear to have hacked outdated, unpatched versions of the software.
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Today, bots are a hot topic; one that affects all web applications.
As a result, many vendors are trying to latch onto this trend by claiming to have the ability to identify and mitigate bots. It’s only natural that you’ll want to evaluate the claims of these vendors.
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