The adversary has enormous capabilities in the cyber world, but it too is not without its vulnerabilities, and these must be exploited says Calum MacLeod.
Critical infrastructure operators are now being alerted to the far reaching impact of a critical OpenSSL flaw, dubbed the "Heartbleed Bug."
A new class of security vulnerability that is "highly suspected" to affect all of the almost one billion Android devices in existence has been discovered by a research team from Indiana University and Microsoft.
Mark O'Neill suggests that his top ten potential vulnerabilities of the Internet of Things (IoT), need to be considered now, before mass deployment.
"Cyber-criminals continue to innovate and find vulnerabilities to exploit for their criminal activity" says Lancope CTO Tim Keanini.
An interesting discussion at the RSA conference revealed that vendors often face a "double-edged sword" when tasked with disclosing software vulnerabilities.
Apple Mac users can breathe a sigh of relief as the company has finally fixed a flaw that meant their personal details could be stolen while they were browsing online.
Security researcher - and white hat hacker - Raven Alder addressed sexism in the InfoSec world at the B-Sides San Francisco event on Monday, and said - perhaps surprisingly - that it can help and hinder attackers and defenders in equal measure.
"You suck at your job" was the Michael Roytman's controversial opening line to the audience of white hat hackers at the B-Sides event run prior to RSA San Francisco.
A group of Chinese spies are believed to have resurfaced to attack vulnerable political and non-profit groups, after FireEye discovered them using a new zero-day Adobe exploit.
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the open source software architecture that drives Wikipedia and numerous other `Wiki' information services.
Corporate Android mobile phone users are warned that potentially billions of apps running on these devices could be hijacked by attackers using a vulnerability first highlighted over two years ago.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday update has been released, giving users a highly anticipated fix for a TIFF zero-day flaw and 23 other bugs affecting company software.
Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has revealed that the author of the infamous BlackHole exploit kit is being prosecuted in the country.
Microsoft released five bulletins on its June Patch Tuesday, fixing one critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
Oracle has said that making Java more secure is a priority, as it lines up regular patch updates.
Vulnerability management firm Secunia has apologised after an undisclosed vulnerability was sent to a public emailing list.
Microsoft released ten bulletins yesterday fixing 33 vulnerabilities, including the zero-day in Internet Explorer 8.
Microsoft has acknowledged problems caused by a patch released this week that can cause system errors.
Microsoft issued nine bulletins to fix 14 vulnerabilities this week; however it left several known flaws unpatched.
GCHQ has announced that it is to open an academic research institute that will seek vulnerabilities in software.
The National Vulnerability Database has been offline for almost a week after malware was discovered on two servers.
Microsoft released seven bulletins last night, containing four patches rated as critical, to fix 20 vulnerabilities.
Vulnerabilities and flaws are a part of everyday security it seems, especially with the same software constantly affected by zero-days.
Microsoft is to release seven bulletins on next week's Patch Tuesday, four of which are rated as critical.
Web browsers Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox, along with Windows 8 and Java, have been exploited in the Pwn2Own hacking contest in Canada today.
The attack on Evernote that was reported last weekend could be deemed to be a new stage in the battle of man v password.
Google has patched ten vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser ahead of the annual 'pwn2own' hacking contest today.
Adobe has released patches for zero-day flaws in its Reader and Acrobat products.
Microsoft released 12 bulletins, five of which were rated as critical, to address 57 vulnerabilities on Patch Tuesday.