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September 8, 2022 14:09

Threat Source newsletter (Sept. 8, 2022) — Why there is no one-stop-shop solution for protecting passwords

Everyone has their own method for storing their passwords, and some of you may even rely on pen and paper.

September 8, 2022 05:09

Talos EMEA Monthly Threat Update: How do you know if cyber insurance is right for you?

On September's edition of the Monthly EMEA Threat Update, Hazel Burton and Martin Lee break down cyber insurance.

September 6, 2022 08:09

Researcher Spotlight: How Asheer Malhotra looks for ‘instant gratification’ in threat hunting

The India native has transitioned from a reverse-engineer hobbyist to a public speaker in just a few years.

September 1, 2022 14:09

Threat Source newsletter (Sept. 1, 2022) — Conversations about an unborn baby's privacy

Is it ethical to post your baby's picture on Instagram, even if your profile is private?

August 18, 2022 14:08

Threat Source newsletter (Aug. 18, 2022) — Why aren't Lockdown modes the default setting on phones?

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Threat Source newsletter. As the data privacy landscape gets increasingly murky, app developers and device manufacturers are finding new ways to sure up users’ personal information. Of course, all users have to do is go out of their way to o

August 16, 2022 10:08

Vulnerability Spotlight: Three vulnerabilities in HDF5 file format could lead to remote code execution

Dave McDaniel of Cisco Talos discovered these vulnerabilities. Cisco Talos recently discovered three vulnerabilities in a library that works with the HDF5 file format that could allow an attacker to execute remote code on a targeted device. These issues arise in the libhdf5 gif

August 11, 2022 14:08

Threat Source newsletter (Aug. 11, 2022) — All of the things-as-a-service

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Threat Source newsletter. Everyone seems to want to create the next “Netflix” of something. Xbox’s Game Pass is the “Netflix of video games.” Rent the Runway is a “Netflix of fashion” where customers subscribe to a rotation of fancy clothes.

August 9, 2022 16:08

Microsoft Patch Tuesday for August 2022 — Snort rules and prominent vulnerabilities

Microsoft released its monthly security update Tuesday, disclosing more than 120 vulnerabilities across its line of products and software, the most in a single Patch Tuesday in four months. This batch of updates also includes a fix for a new vulnerability in the Microsoft Window

August 5, 2022 10:08

New SDR feature released for Cisco Secure Email

Cisco Talos today announced the release of a new mechanism that allows Cisco Secure Email customers the option to submit Sender Domain Reputation (SDR) disputes through TalosIntelligence.com. Customers now have the option of receiving self-service support through TalosIntelligen