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Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Privilege escalation vulnerability patched in Docker Desktop for Windows

May 22, 2020

Via: ZDnet

A severe privilege escalation vulnerability has been patched in the Windows Docker Desktop Service. On Friday, cybersecurity researchers from Pen Test Partners publicly disclosed the problem, a privilege escalation vulnerability buried in how the software uses pipes. The vulnerability, tracked […]


Software Category, Software Security

How to get into cybersecurity?

May 22, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries globally. Predictions place spending on endpoint security tools at $128 billion by the end of 2020 and spending on cloud security tools at $12.6 billion and infrastructure protection at $24.6 billion by […]


Software Security

Securing Innovation in the Cloud: Best Practices for Remote Development Teams

May 15, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Cloud architects are tasked with important responsibilities. They work to conceptualize and build an infrastructure that enables new product development, the creation of new service models, and the emergence of new capabilities powered by connected and intelligent systems. This infrastructure […]


Software Category, Software Security, System Software

Securing Linux’s master sysadmin command: Sudo

May 13, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Sudo is one of the most powerful and dangerous tools in the Unix or Linux system administrator’s toolbox. With it, an ordinary user can run commands just as if he or she were the superuser or any other user. Now, […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

Android app promised to serve news updates, served ESET with a DDoS attack instead

May 12, 2020

Via: ZDnet

ESET has been forced to fend off a DDoS attack facilitated by a malicious news app hosted in the Google Play Store. On Monday, ESET researcher Lukas Stefanko described how the app, named “Updates for Android,” promised users a free […]


Software Category, Software Security, System Software

Data leak, phishing security flaws disclosed in Oracle iPlanet Web Server

May 11, 2020

Via: ZDnet

A set of vulnerabilities impacting Oracle’s iPlanet Web Server has been disclosed by researchers. Tracked as CVE-2020-9315 and CVE-2020-9314, the security flaws allow for sensitive data exposure and limited injection attacks. First discovered by Nightwatch Cybersecurity researchers on January 19, […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Microsoft Shells Out $100K for IoT Security

May 6, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Microsoft has launched a bug-bounty program for its Azure Sphere offering, which is a security suite for the internet of things (IoT) that encompasses hardware, OS and cloud elements. The top reward will come in at $100,000. The Azure Sphere […]


Development Software, Software Category, Software Security

Crystal Balling the Future of Application Security

April 28, 2020

Via: CSO Online

If the past four decades have taught us anything, it’s that predicting the future of computing, software, and networking technologies is something of a fool’s errand. That’s undoubtedly the case when it comes to crystal balling how application security will […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Skype phishing attack targets remote workers

April 27, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Remote workers have been warned to take extra care when using video conferencing software after a new phishing scam was uncovered. Researchers from security firm Cofense have revealed hackers are using emails pretending to be from Skype, the popular Microsoft-owned […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Malwarebytes steps into the VPN space with WireGuard-based service

April 24, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Available now for Windows 7 and higher—Mac, Android, iOS, and Chrome OS are coming soon—Malwarebytes Privacy costs $59.99 per year. You can also get it bundled with a 1-year license of Malwarebytes Premium for $89.99, saving buyers $49.99. Both options […]