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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.

This month, Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates tackle fixes for 53 security bugs in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Edge, ASP.NET Core, .NET Core, and its Chackra Core browser engine.
Phone maker OnePlus is being blasted for leaving a developer debugging app on its handsets allowing phones to be rooted by an attacker with physical access to the device.
Adobe released a monster update for Acrobat and Reader patching dozens of remote code execution vulnerabilities, along with a Flash Player update addressing a handful of critical flaws.
Vietnamese security company Bkav says it has built a proof-of-concept mask that fools Apple’s Face ID technology.
Phishing remains the biggest account takeover threat to Google users, surpassing keyloggers and credential leaks.
A new banking Trojan dubbed IcedID is is being distributed by a seasoned cybergang or hacker targeting U.S. financial institutions.
IBM’s X-Force Research team reports hackers attacking Brazilian banks are using the Windows scripting tool called AutoIt to reduces the likelihood of antivirus software detection.
Threatpost editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss the week's information security news.
Developers using the Twilio platform to build enterprise mobile communications apps have put call and text data at risk for exposure.
Microsoft published guidance for Windows admins on how to safely disable Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) fields in Office that are being used to spread malware in email-based attacks.
Security experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, contemplate the larger universe of the Internet of things and security.
Between $150 million and $300 million in digital currency called ether remains inaccessible today after a user said he “accidentally” triggered a vulnerability that froze the funds in the popular Parity wallet.