TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of October 16, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:29:23 +0000

Various forms of fuzzing techniques that search for vulnerabilities in software programs have been around for several decades, but it can a tedious task, especially when looking at an entire enterprise application. Earlier this week, Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) vulnerability researcher Abdul-Aziz Hariri published a blog detailing how to fuzz the image conversion feature of…

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Trend Micro Top Again for Breach Detection, Says NSS Labs

Credit to Author: TJ Alldridge| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:13:08 +0000

In spite of a rapidly evolving landscape, data breaches remain among the most common and damaging cyber-threats facing organizations today. As digital transformation efforts take hold, so the corporate attacks surface grows, offering more opportunities for the bad guys to take aim at highly prized IP and customer data. They also have the element of…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of October 9, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:03:59 +0000

Even though “Patch Tuesday” isn’t supposed to exist anymore, here I am blogging about it. As I looked at the October updates from Microsoft, the usual suspects were there. But this month was a little different. We usually see critical vulnerabilities on the browser side, but Microsoft Office is in the spotlight with CVE-2017-11826 under…

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XG Firewall v17 Release Candidate is out now!

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:17:18 +0000

The XG Firewall V17 Release Candidate is available – and we would really like you to give it a test drive<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43360&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/ivXAIeEE1RA” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of October 2, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:55:49 +0000

Have you ever read something online and you read a word as something else? Sometimes the weight of our eyelids makes our eyes deceive us after hours staring at a computer screen. As I stated to read a Zero Day Initiative blog published this week by Simon Zuckerbraun, instead of reading the word “Chakra,” which…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of September 25, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:24:40 +0000

A couple of years back, I remember working at a tradeshow booth and giving a demo to someone who was interested in our solution. He said, “Your solution is great, but I need something that will not let anyone from the outside in my network and I need something that will not let my employees…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of September 18, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:10:02 +0000

The Morton Salt slogan “When it rains it pours” refers to its free flowing salt with a pouring spot and is a variation of the proverb “It never rains but it pours.” Unfortunately, Mother Nature has taken the proverb literally. This has been a devastating hurricane season for the United States and surrounding countries in…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of September 11, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:59:53 +0000

In last week’s blog, I mentioned the Apache Struts vulnerability, which is still making headlines as estimates show that as many as 65 percent of Fortune 500 companies use it in some form. In addition, Equifax claims it has played a role in their breach affecting more than 143 million Americans. On July 11, 2017,…

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Sophos XG Firewall v17 is nearly here – and we’d like your help to shape it

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:00:46 +0000

The highly anticipated public beta for Sophos XG Firewall v17 is now underway – be part of the testing and have your say.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=42842&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/rrubvqA_HpY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of September 4, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:23:58 +0000

Earlier this week, a ‘severe’ vulnerability was discovered in Apache Struts, an open source framework for developing applications in Java. The vulnerability, CVE-2017-9805, affects all versions of Struts since 2008 and all applications using the framework’s REST plugin are vulnerable. Trend Micro has released DVToolkit CSW file CVE-2017-9805.csw for the Apache Struts 2 Vulnerability to…

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