danger sign, IT risks, security, malware, hackers

Microsoft issues critical fix for systems still running Windows XP, Windows 2003 to stop worms

Microsoft usually washes its hands of old versions of Windows. However, on Tuesday it issued fixes for organizations still running...

May 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Fortinet firewall OS needs patching, company warns

Infosec pros whose organizations use certain versions of Fortinet's firewall operating system are being warned to update the OS after...

January 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

cyber security

Attackers using Neutrino exploit kit to exploit WordPress, warns vendor

CISOs whose organizations use the WordPress content management system should be watching for signs those sites are being used in...

August 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

Sandbox bug in Apple’s iOS affects MDM systems

A sandbox vulnerability in Apple's iOS operating system that affects mobile device management clients and certain mobile apps distributed via an...

August 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

cyber security

Tens of thousands of unpatched, misconfigured database management systems found

The IT world comes with its own language and syntax that sometimes gets in the way of communicating what it...

August 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

Cross-site scripting patches issued for SAP, Salesforce

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities are nasty problems that allow attackers to inject client side script into Web pages. According to...

August 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Google, Samsung to issue Android updates faster

One of the problems with the Android is the fragmented ecosystem -- not only are there several versions of the...

August 6th, 2015 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

Emergency fix from Microsoft patches font vulnerability

CISOs should be pushing staff who oversee patch management to install an out-of band Microsoft fix for a critical Windows...

July 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

danger sign, IT risks, security, malware, hackers

Vulnerability found in IBM statistical analysis suite

CISOs worry about vulnerabilities in the most commonly-attacked platforms in their inventory -- Web servers, password databases, Flash, operating systems...

May 19th, 2015 Howard Solomon