More critical Remote Desktop flaws expose Windows systems to hacking

More critical Remote Desktop flaws expose Windows systems to hacking

Microsoft has identified and patched several vulnerabilities in the Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) component — formerly known as Terminal Services — which is widely…

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New Vulnerability Risk Model Promises More-Efficient Security

New Vulnerability Risk Model Promises More-Efficient Security

Vulnerabilities happen. There’s nothing new or mysterious about that. Neither is there mystery around the fact that something must be done to address vulnerabilities. But…

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Urgent11 Security Flaws Impact Routers, Printers, SCADA, And Many IoT Devices

Urgent11 Security Flaws Impact Routers, Printers, SCADA, And Many IoT Devices

Security researchers have disclosed details today about 11 vulnerabilities known collectively as “Urgent11” that impact a wide range of devices, from routers to medical systems,…

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VideoLAN's VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

VideoLAN’s VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

The latest edition of nonprofit VideoLAN’s VLC media player software has what Germany agency CERT-Bund is calling a serious security flaw that allows hackers to…

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How does the CVE scoring system work?

How does the CVE scoring system work?

Have you ever wondered how vulnerabilities are scored? Here’s a simplified explanation for an overly complex system.   Metrics The first thing to understand is…

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A backdoor in Optergy tech could remotely shut down a smart building ‘with one click’

A backdoor in Optergy tech could remotely shut down a smart building ‘with one click’

Homeland Security has given the maximum severity score for a vulnerability in a popular smart building automation system. Optergy’s Proton allows building owners and managers…

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Over two million IoT devices vulnerable because of P2P component flaws

Over two million IoT devices vulnerable because of P2P component flaws

More than two million IoT devices, possibly more, are using a vulnerable P2P firmware component that allows hackers to locate and take over impacted systems.…

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