A free vulnerability scanner, "Eternal Blues", was developed in late June by a security director Elad Erez to scan for Microsoft Windows SMB Server vulnerabilities, such as those exploited by recent WannaCry campaign and EternalBlue-based attacks.
Security researchers in Belgium have discovered two vulnerabilities related to Single Sign-on authentication in Oracle Access Manager (OAM) Version 10g, as part of penetration testing work for a client.
Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos have again warned of data breach after being notified of security incident through the hotel chain's third party hotel reservation systems, The Sabre Hospitality Solutions SynXis.
A team of security researchers from several universities have cracked the 1024-bit RSA encryption in theLibgcrypt cryptographic library used by GnuPG.
On Friday, May 12, the now infamous WannaCry ransomware burst onto the worldwide scene on its way to infecting over 200,000 systems and 150 countries in just 3 days. NHS hospitals in the UK operations ground to a halt. Petya malware followed suit this week by targeting and ransacking systems in Ukraine, Russia, and Europe before spreading to other countries.
McAfee Labs provided a good update late yesterday on the nature of the Petya ransomware and how it is "spreading like wildfire" around the globe.
The Buckle Inc. released a statement on Friday night that malware was discovered on certain Buckle retail store location point-of-sale (POS) systems.
McAfee Labs warns of a banking malware Pinkslipbot used to infect machines and turn them into HTTPS-based control servers.
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US-CERT released good security guidance, Reducing the Risk of SNMP Abuse, in a recent alert.