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A critical Shortcuts vulnerability was fixed in iOS 17.3

According to research performed by Bitdefender, prior to the iOS 17.3 update, a malicious Shortcut could capture sensitive data like photos and send it to an attacker.Apple's Shortcuts appShortcuts are built into iOS, iPadOS, and macOS to provide use.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderFeb 22nd, 2024

Russian hackers’ custom tool exploits old Windows Print Spooler flaw (CVE-2022-38028)

For nearly four years and perhaps even longer, Forest Blizzard (aka Fancy Bear, aka APT28) has been using a custom tool that exploits a specific vulnerability in Windows Print Spooler service (CVE-2022-38028). Dubbed GooseEgg, the tool is a launcher.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Tiny rubber spheres used to make a programmable fluid

The spheres collapse under pressure, giving the fluid very unusual properties. Enlarge / At critical pressures, the fluid's spheres become a mixture of different states. (credit: Adel Djellouli/Harvard SEAS) Building a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

CrushFTP zero-day exploited by attackers, upgrade immediately! (CVE-2024-4040)

A vulnerability (CVE-2024-4040) in enterprise file transfer solution CrushFTP is being exploited by attackers in a targeted fashion, according to Crowdstrike. The vulnerability allows attackers to escape their virtual file system and download system.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Windows vulnerability reported by the NSA exploited to install Russian malware

Microsoft didn't disclose the in-the-wild exploits by Kremlin-backed group until now. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Kremlin-backed hackers have been exploiting a critical Microsoft vulnerability for four years in attack.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Windows vulnerability reported by the NSA exploited to install Russian backdoor

Microsoft didn't disclose the in-the-wild exploits by Kremlin-backed group until now. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Kremlin-backed hackers have been exploiting a critical Microsoft vulnerability for four years in attack.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

A critical security flaw could affect thousands of WordPress sites

Forminator can be used to upload malware to the site, Japan's researchers say......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Binary Defense enhances BDVision to improve security for SMBs

Binary Defense announced several important updates to BDVision, the company’s real-time detection and containment Managed Endpoint Detection & Response (mEDR) solution. These critical updates – which include new deception technology, artificial i.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

The first steps of establishing your cloud security strategy

In this article, we’ll identify some first steps you can take to establish your cloud security strategy. We’ll do so by discussing the cloud security impact of individual, concrete actions featured within the CIS Critical Security Controls (CIS C.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

In Ecuadoran Amazon, butterflies provide a gauge of climate change

Biologists on a trail in the Ecuadoran Amazon hold their breath as they distribute a foul-smelling delicacy to lure butterflies, critical pollinators increasingly threatened by climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Fuxnet malware: Growing threat to industrial sensors

In this Help Net Security video, Sonu Shankar, Chief Strategy Officer at Phosphorus, discusses how Blackjack’s Fuxnet malware should be a wakeup call to industrial operators about the vulnerability of sensor networks and the outsized impact these a.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

How to optimize your bug bounty programs

In this Help Net Security interview, Roy Davis, Manager – Vulnerability Management & Bug Bounty at Zoom, discusses the role bug bounty programs play in identifying security vulnerabilities and facilitating collaboration with researchers. He off.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

"Green muscle memory" and climate education promote behavior change: Report

This year, organizers of Earth Day are calling for widespread climate education as a critical step in the fight against climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2024

The key pillars of domain security

From branded emails and marketing campaigns to critical protocols, internal portals, and internet traffic, domains are central to digital enterprise operations. They are constantly created for new assets and initiatives. In this Help Net Security vid.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 19th, 2024

The importance of the Vulnerability Operations Centre for cybersecurity

The importance of the Vulnerability Operations Centre for cybersecurity.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 19th, 2024

Apple Watch fall detection helps rescue cyclist after crash during downpour

Apple Watch is a must-have accessory for every cyclist. That’s become time and again it has proven critical for helping cyclists after a crash. Eric Zollinger from New York is the latest wearer to know firsthand. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 18th, 2024

Ivanti patches critical Avalanche flaw exploitable via a simple message (CVE-2024-29204)

The newest version of Ivanti Avalanche – the company’s enterprise mobile device management (MDM) solution – carries fixes for 27 vulnerabilities, two of which (CVE-2024-29204, CVE-2024-24996) are critical and may allow a remote unau.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 18th, 2024

How a calcium-sensing protein multitasks

The calcium-sensing receptor is critical for maintaining healthy calcium levels, but CaSR is also well-known for its side hustles. The receptor is increasingly recognized for its ability to detect other ions and proteins and for its role in breast ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsApr 17th, 2024

You could help minimize harm in a public attack. Here"s what it means to be a "zero responder"

The tragic Westfield attack in Sydney highlights the vulnerability of crowded public spaces. Six people were killed and many were injured by a knife-wielding attacker in a short period of time......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 17th, 2024

Armis acquires Silk Security for $150 million

Armis has acquired Silk Security for a total of $15 million and will integrate the Silk Platform into the Armis Centrix AI-based Vulnerability Prioritization and Remediation solution to supercharge its capabilities and now be able to provide security.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 17th, 2024

US Infrastructure Is Broken. Here’s an $830 Million Plan to Fix It

WIRED spoke with US transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg about recent grants to fix ancient roads, bridges, and other critical infrastructure before it’s too late......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsApr 16th, 2024