The European Union and Japan on Wednesday launched the "world's largest areas of safe data flows" after finalizing common rules to protect personal information, the EU said. Firms can transfer data now that the executive European Commission finds that Japanese law offers "a comparable level of protection of personal data,"…
Apple this week released new updates for iOS and macOS users to address tens of security vulnerabilities and other bugs in the two platforms. read more
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A remote code execution vulnerability was recently discovered in APT, the high level package manager used in many Linux distributions. read more
The attack makes use of previously disclosed critical vulnerabilities in the Apple Safari web browser and iOS.
Application security firm WhiteHat Security on Tuesday announced the general availability of a new product line designed to help organizations conduct comprehensive code analysis. read more
Over the last few years, the supply chain has emerged as a primary attack vector for both criminal gangs and nation-state groups. Attackers are compromising often smaller and less well-defended suppliers in order to gain access to larger primary targets. This problem is getting worse with the increasing digital transformation…
Serious vulnerabilities found in an industrial IoT (IIoT) platform from Moxa could enable malicious hackers to launch remote attacks on industrial networks. The vendor has released a patch that should address the flaws. read more
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Online gamblers lose their private data as yet another unsecured Elasticsearch database is discovered.
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Also reckons Russian hackers go quiet over the Christmas holidays FIC2019 According to Eugene Kaspersky, founder of the eponymous antivirus company, black-hat hackers are increasingly likely to speak Portuguese and Spanish as well as the traditional English, Russian and Chinese.…
Last week hackers allegedly compromised an admin’s Steam account and used it to spawn planes, tanks, and whales in Atlas.
0patch released the fix for the remote code execution vulnerability in Windows, which has a CVSS score of 7.8.
In a landmark ruling, France’s data protection commissioner has fined Google 50 million Euros (around $57m) for violating Europe’s privacy laws.