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Pathetic patching leaves over 70,000 Memcached servers still up for grabs

And thatrsquo;s months after patches released and warning emails sent – sort it out! If you're running the caching service Memcached, and particularly if you're exposing it to the public internet for some reason, please make sure you've patched it.

Tens of thousands of vulnerable systems haven't.…

Speed of Windows 10 Adoption Not Affected by WannaCry

WannaCry has motivated security teams to stay current on patching but Windows 10 adoption remains the same.

Yeah, WannaCry hit Windows, but what about the WannaCry of apps?

Patching done proper WannaCrypt crippled 230,000 Windows PCs internationally, hitting unpatched Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 and computers still running Microsoft's seriously old Windows XP, though the latter wasn't responsible for its spread.…

No Free Pass for ExPetr

Recently, there have been discussions around the topic that if our product is installed, ExPetr malware wonrsquo;t write the special malicious code which encrypts the MFT to MBR.
Some have even speculated that some kind of conspiracy might be ongoing.… Read Full Article

AGFEO smart home controllers need patching

Five months passed between notification and patch Smart-home controllers from German company AGFEO have adopted best practice internet things security by offering an unsecured Web admin interface.…

Intel AMT bug bit Siemens industrial PCs

Patches issued for 38 products, plus bonus Web portal bug-fix You don't need state-sponsored hackers to crack industrial control systems, just an empty Intel AMT login – something Siemens started patching against last week.…

Why Enterprise Security Needs a New Focus

The WannaCry ransomware attack shows patching and perimeter defenses aren't enough.

Enterprises should combine preventative measures with threat detection tactics.

Don’t panic, but Linux’s Systemd can be pwned via an evil...

PS, Alpine users, you need to get patching, too – for other reasons Systemd, the Linux world's favorite init monolith, can be potentially crashed or hijacked by malicious DNS servers. Patches are available to address the security flaw, and should be installed ASAP if you're affected.…

WannaCry Blame Game: Why Delayed Patching Is not the Problem

While post mortems about patching, updating, and backups have some value, the best preventative security controls are increased understanding and knowledge.

Windows firewall dodged by ‘hot-patching’ spies using Intel AMT, says Microsoft

Sneaky hackers have found a way to use Intel's network chips to hide communications from the operating system.

Dvmap: the first Android malware with code injection

In April 2017 we started observing new rooting malware being distributed through the Google Play Store. Unlike other rooting malware, this Trojan not only installs its modules into the system, it also injects malicious code into the system runtime libraries.

1E Accelerates Software Security Patching with Tachyon Update

EDR platform adds new capabilities to enable scheduled scanning and now has the ability to detect when an endpoint is no longer connecting.