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2014-10-21 12:37:09

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline and Netsparker today announced a strategic partnership to integrate Netsparker's industry-leading web application security scanner with Lunarline's Sniper and Vulnerability Scan Converter (VSC) solutions. This will allow users to better manage and remediate web application vulnerabilities identified by the Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110622/PH24580LOGO "Web scanning is a...

2014-10-17 23:08:16

The recent Shellshock vulnerability now makes it evident that relying only on typical “dictionary based” WAFs is both dangerous and ineffective when it comes to websites security. Fireblade proposes a behavioral based approach as a more capable option. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 As was first published on Fireblade's blog: After the announcement of the recent Shellshock (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169) vulnerability, it becomes apparent again how fragile and dangerous a typical...

2014-10-14 08:38:17

RAMAT-GAN, Israel, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendly Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies ran a joint assessment of Friendly Technologies' Automatic Configuration Server (ACS) software, in order to evaluate and validate that the product, deployed by the company's global Tier-1 customers, is secure. Check Point is a worldwide leader in Internet security. Through a recent study of TR-069 ACS implementations, Check Point's Malware and Vulnerability...

Microsoft Unveils Windows 8
2014-10-14 08:18:23

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russian hackers have been exploiting a previously undetected flaw in the Microsoft Windows operating system to launch ‘zero-day’ attacks on NATO, the Ukrainian government, the European Union and academic targets in the US as part of an espionage campaign likely backed by the government, various media outlets are reporting. The activity, which was discovered by cybersecurity researchers at iSight Partners and colleagues from...

2014-10-09 23:01:46

Session takes place Friday, October 17, 2014, 2:00 p.m. EST Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced that Lane Thames and Andrew Swoboda, security researchers for the company’s Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team (VERT), will be presenting at Hacker Halted 2014. The conference will take place October 16-17, 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Over...

2014-10-09 12:32:50

Attack-Ready Web Application Security and DDoS Mitigation Platform to Guard Against Shellshock, Heartbleed and Other Attacks SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born out of the need for a stronger Web Application Security infrastructure, Zenedge today announced a $3.5 million Series A funding round. Investors in Zenedge's $3.5 million Series A funding include serial entrepreneurs Yehuda Neuberger, Fred Sorkin and Needham & Company Chairman Andrew Malik. This round of funding...

2014-10-08 23:07:36

Following Derbycon 4.0 debut, Security Compass releases "Yasuo," an application vulnerability scanner for red team engagements. Yasuo helps identify vulnerable 3rd party applications sitting on an organization's network undetected. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Security Compass, a leading web and mobile application security firm, announces the release of Yasuo, an open-source application vulnerability scanner that is developed to assist penetration testers in Red Team...

shellshocked
2014-10-07 11:05:42

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update: October 7, 2014 (11:05 a.m.) Jonathan Hall has announced that WinZip responded to him confirming the breach, while Lycos denied that it had occurred. He is also in dispute with Yahoo over the nature of the breach in their systems. The Perfect News Update site explains that Hall’s claims were refuted by Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos in a post to Hacker News. Stamos said that after “investigating the situation fully, it turns out...

2014-10-01 23:14:58

The Bug Targets Operating Systems So Customers Are Advised to Upgrade all Out-Of-Date Instances Glendale, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 bTrade, the industry leading compression and managed file transfer (MFT) provider, today announced that its solutions are not vulnerable to the Bash Shellshock security bug. According to an alert dated September 25th from the United States Computer Readiness Team (US-CERT), the Bash Shellshock bug (CVE-2014-6271) is a security flaw that affects UNIX,...

chrome bounty hunters
2014-10-01 08:06:46

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Citing the extra effort required to find vulnerabilities in Chrome, Google has announced that it would be tripling the maximum bounty that bug hunters could earn by finding flaws in its web browser from $5,000 to $15,000. “Due in part to our collaboration with the research community, we’ve squashed more than 700 Chrome security bugs and have rewarded more than $1.25 million through our bug reward program. But as Chrome has become...


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