TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 18, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:51:39 +0000

As I pull together the list of zero-day filters for this blog, I see all types of vulnerabilities from various vendors. My interest is always piqued when I see a vulnerability affecting a security company. The Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) interest was also piqued when the researcher Pagefault submitted a Bitdefender vulnerability to the ZDI…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 11, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:39:57 +0000

As a native Texan, I’ve seen more than my fair share of bugs – actual physical bugs that love the hot, humid Texas climate and my curly hair for some reason. The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) sees many bugs (of the software variety), including those that affect SCADA control systems. Fritz Sands recently walked through…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 4, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:12:05 +0000

It was a busy day yesterday, with Adobe issuing four emergency patches for their Flash Player, including one for a zero-day being actively exploited in the wild. Adobe has indicated that CVE-2018-5002 was discovered being used in limited, targeted attacks on Windows users in the wild. The attacks use Microsoft Office documents embedded with malicious…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of May 28, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:08:40 +0000

I ended up at an urgent care clinic earlier this week and found out I have strep throat. The doctor who examined me asked me what medicine I had taken prior to my visit to help alleviate my throat pain, to which I replied, “I took a multi-symptom liquid medicine because the pain was keeping…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of May 21, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:45 +0000

Not that I needed to the reminder, but the influx of emails with the subject line “Updates to our Privacy Policy” from companies that I deal with (and some that I’ve never heard of!) means that TODAY is the day! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has officially taken effect. Originally adopted by the European…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of May 14, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 14:52:12 +0000

It’s one thing when your security solutions help protect your organization from a devastating cyberattack. It’s another thing when the company who develops your security solutions takes it to the next level to actually help catch those responsible for some of the biggest cyberattacks in the world. Earlier this week, Trend Micro disclosed the details…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of May 7, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 15:37:20 +0000

This week marked National Teacher Appreciation Week here in the United States. I was happy to see that many other countries celebrate educators in all the other months of the year. All of us have at least one teacher, instructor or professor who really made a difference in our lives. There are two for me,…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of April 30, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 04 May 2018 12:00:08 +0000

When I was little, I discovered the joy of jumping on the bed. While it was fun to jump on the bed, I wanted to make it more challenging so I started to imitate the ski jumpers I had seen during the 1976 Winter Olympics and jump from my parents’ dresser to the bed. I…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of April 23, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:00:45 +0000

I was having dinner with friends recently and one of the newer members of the group asked me what I did for a living. I told him that I worked for a cybersecurity company and his reply was, “I don’t need to worry about security – I have a MacBook.” I thought that at any…

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