Latest Vulnerability Stories

2014-01-09 23:22:16

Siemens rapid, proactive response ensures timely delivery of firmware patch. Seattle, Washington, US (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, announced today that it has uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in Siemens’ SCALANCE X-200 Switch Family. These Ethernet switches are used to connect to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) components like Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs)....

2014-01-08 12:33:17

Preparations for Internet of Things; Call on vendors to take responsibility for securing devices BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2013 Securing the Internet of Things survey, sponsored by Codenomicon and Norse, in which 391 IT professionals answered questions about the current and future security realities of the Internet of Things (IoT). "The Internet of Things is not just a buzzword, nor is it merely a vision of the sci-fi...

2014-01-08 08:33:23

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Checkmarx was recently named the 2nd fastest growing security company in the 2013 Deloitte EMEA Tech Fast 500 [http://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/global/Documents/Technology-Media-Telecommunications/dttl_TMT-Event-Fast-500-2013-winners-ranking.pdf ] , posting over 2200% revenue growth in the last 5 years and providing yet another testimony of the company's success. Four of the world's 10 largest software companies...

2013-12-31 23:24:17

Move is in reaction to reports of Internet vulnerability. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 WarrantChecks.org is stepping up their site security after reports that many Internet companies are vulnerable to attacks and fraud, the company announced yesterday. “Day in and day out, we hear new reports of e-commerce sites being vulnerable on the Internet,” a WarrantChecks.org spokesman said. “It seems like playing a game of whack-a-mole – you need to smack down one hacker...

2013-12-27 23:02:42

66 Pct. Do Not Have Plans to Adopt 20 CSC At This Time Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of a survey on security technology trends in the federal government. The survey was conducted by Dimensional Research from September 26 through October 4, 2013, and evaluated the attitudes of 110 federal information technology professionals from military,...

Snapchat Security Flaw
2013-12-27 13:14:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Security researchers reported finding a new security flaw in the Snapchat social media program - an app that allows users to send pictures to each other that then disappear in 10 seconds. For this reason, users often send pictures that are risqué, and hence value the anonymity while placing a great deal of trust in Snapchat’s security. While the photos may be gone in little more than an instant, the anonymous hackers that make up...

2013-12-18 23:25:19

Common mistakes made by installers and users of CCTV security systems. The experts at The Tutis Group offers these tips. Woodside, New York (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Neglected Equipment: It’s not uncommon for equipment to be forgotten after it’s installed. The user gives no thought to the system until it’s needed too late, only to find there’s no video! Many systems come with built-in maintenance functions but often these alerts are not set up by the installer or user. Before...

2013-12-16 23:01:11

Alliance Provides Customers with Comprehensive Network Visibility and Automated Vulnerability Management Somerset, NJ & Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Lumeta Corporation, the leader in network situational awareness, and Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, announced today that Lumeta has joined the Tripwire Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) Program. Through the TAP program, the two companies will engage in...

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