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VMware repairs three critical bugs in vSphere Data Protection

VMware issued patches on Wednesday for a trio of critical vulnerabilities in its vSphere Data Protection backup and recovery solution. The problem was found in versions 6.1.x, 6.0.x, and 5.x, and repaired in versions 6.1.6 and 6.0.7.

Iphone iOS 11 QR code scanner provides 'backdoor' exploitable by criminals

Apple's new operating system for iPhones and iPads contains a Quick Response (QR)-scanning based 'backdoor' that could be used by cyber-criminals.

InfoSec 2017: Memory-based attacks on printers on the rise, says HP

Increase in use of printers as an attack vector for hackers: recommended that purchasing decisions include security considerations, not just price.

ICYMI: BT outage; Euro CNI vulnerable; 4 rail attacks; Polish telecom hack: ransomware uses cloud

The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at BT outage; Euro CNI vulnerable; 4 rail attacks; Polish telco breached; ransomware uses cloud

Vulnerabilities in healthcare devices show up woeful lack of security

Healthcare sector "10 to 15 years behind" in security according to expert