Post Tagged with: "patching"

Oracle’s Cantankerous CSO: a Symptom or the Cause?

August 12, 2015 14:300 comments
CSO Davidsons blog post attacking vulnerability researchers struck many as off-key, but little of what she said was new.

In-brief: Oracle CSO Mary Ann Davidson’s screed against vulnerability researchers was a shock – unless you’ve been listening to what she and her employer have been saying for the last two decades.

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Researchers Find Holes in Wireless Tech Used by Czech Car Maker

July 28, 2015 17:370 comments
Trend Micro said SmartGate wireless technology used by the Czech car maker Skoda is vulnerable to hacking, posing a privacy and security risk for owners and passengers.

In-brief: Trend Micro published research on vulnerabilities in a technology dubbed SmartGate wireless technology that could expose private information on vehicle owners and passengers, or leave the wireless network vulnerable to takeover by a malicious actor. 

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Survey Finds Government Application Security Wanting

June 23, 2015 08:480 comments
Veracode compiled data on application scans covering 18 months in its State of Software Security report.

In-brief: A survey of web and mobile applications by the firm Veracode finds that governments are the most likely to use insecure software, as measured against the OWASP (Open of Web Application Security Project) Top 10.

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Unpatched Vulnerabilities Common on Docker Hub Images

May 29, 2015 10:412 comments
A survey of Docker repositories found that critical vulnerabilities are common in both official and general repositories.

In-brief:  A survey out from the firm Banyan finds that official and general repositories on Docker Hub are rife with serious and exploitable software vulnerabilities, including Heartbleed, Shellshock and Poodle.

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