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Vulnerability management is the cyclical practice of identifying, classifying, remediating, and mitigating vulnerabilities. This practice generally refers to software vulnerabilities in computing systems.

Voter registration data belonging to the entirety of Chicagorsquo;s electoral rollmdash;1.8 million recordsmdash;was found a week ago in an Amazon Web Services bucket.
Despite yesterday's leak of the Apple iOS Secure Enclave decryption key, experts are urging calm over claims of an immediate threat to user data.
Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss this week's security news, including a discussion on recent hijacking of popular Chrome extensions and Adobe's decision to end-of-life Flash Player.
A hacker identified only as xerub published the decryption key unlocking the iOS Secure Enclave Processor.
Cisco patched two high-severity vulnerabilities in its Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) that could allow an attacker to elevate privileges on the host machine.
A critical flaw in Drupal CMS platform could allow unwanted access to the platform allowing a third-party to view, create, update or delete entities.
IBM researchers have demonstrated a filesystem-level version of the Rowhammer attack against MLC NAND flash memory.
Ransomware called IKARUSdilapidated is managing to slip into unsuspecting organizations as an unknown file.
The impending demise of Adobe Flash will create legacy challenges similar to Windows XP as companies begin to wean themselves off the vulnerable code base.
A.P. Moller -Maersk said June's NotPetya wiper malware attacks would cost the world's largest shipping container company $300M USD in lost revenue.
Google has removed the Interface Online Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store.

The plugin was used by criminals in Brazil to target corporate users with the aim of stealing banking credentials.
The list of compromised Chrome extensions that hijack traffic and substitute advertisements on victimsrsquo; browsers grows.