Application Security News and Articles


Vulnerabilities in BIG-IP Next Central Manager allows control of managed devices

Introduction In May 2024, new vulnerabilities have been identified in BIG-IP Next Central Manager, raising considerable security concerns. This discovery follows closely on the heels of a critical vulnerability revealed in April within Palo ...

Behavior vs. Execution Modality

On Detection: Tactical to Functional Part 12 Introduction At Shmoocon 2015, Will Schroeder (Harmj0y) gave a talk titled “I Hunt Sys Admins,” describing how attackers can hunt (or find the location of) system administrators throughout the ...

Sensitive Data Detection using AI for API Hackers

Learn how to use artificial intelligence (AI) to discover sensitive data in the APIs you are hacking with the help of Microsoft Presidio. The post Sensitive Data Detection using AI for API Hackers appeared first on Dana Epp's Blog. The post ...

Unlocking Zero Trust: The Power Of Identity-First Security

For decades, protecting IT infrastructures meant securing the perimeter, but this approach is no longer sufficient to keep the modern enterprise protected. Cloud applications and remote work have redefined the security perimeter. The data center ...

How to Spot Zip Bomb Attachments in Spam Emails?

Reading Time: 5 min Discover effective strategies for detecting Zip Bombs in your Spam Emails and learn how to defend devices against them. The post How to Spot Zip Bomb Attachments in Spam Emails? appeared first on Security Boulevard.

USENIX Security ’23 – Knowledge Expansion and Counterfactual Interaction for Reference-Based Phishing Detection

Authors/Presenters:Ruofan Liu, Yun Lin, Yifan Zhang, Penn Han Lee, Jin Song Dong Many thanks to USENIX for publishing their outstanding USENIX Security ’23 Presenter’s content, and the organizations strong commitment to Open ...

15 QNAP NAS bugs and one PoC disclosed, update ASAP! (CVE-2024-27130)

Researchers have found 15 vulnerabilities in QNAP’s network attached storage (NAS) devices, and have released a proof-of-concept for one: an unauthenticated stack overflow vulnerability (CVE-2024-27130) that may be leveraged for remote code ...

Identifying Suspicious Network Changes: 8 Red Flags to Watch For

It takes most organizations six months or longer to detect and contain a data breach. Early detection is critical to ensuring an incident doesn't become a full-scale breach. Real-time monitoring is essential for the "rapid detection and response" ...

How to Record SSH Sessions and Monitor User Activity in Linux with Ekran System [Hands-on Guide]

Monitoring user activity on your critical endpoints is a vital part of an effective cybersecurity strategy. Organizations need to monitor both remote and local user sessions to ensure user accountability, manage cybersecurity risks, enable prompt ...

Three Ways to Build Momentum and Consensus for Your Security Program

Security teams face an uphill battle in securing a budget. Leaders are now leveraging company culture and employee collaboration to change perceptions of security as a cost center. Securing a budget is a significant challenge for many leaders; ...

News alert: Memcyco report reveals only 6% of brands can stop digital impersonation fraud

New York, NY, May 21, 2024, CyberNewsWire — Memcyco Inc., provider of digital trust technology designed to protect companies and their customers from digital impersonation fraud, released its inaugural 2024 State of Website Impersonation Scams ...

Digital Impersonation Fraud: a Growing Challenge for Brands

Malicious actors are using AI to perpetrate phishing scams centered around website impersonation, a threat few businesses are prepared to combat. The post Digital Impersonation Fraud: a Growing Challenge for Brands appeared first on Security ...

BSides312 2024: Insights and Innovations in Cybersecurity

The first-ever BSides312 brought together security pros in Chicago, featuring insights on risk quantification, incident response, and innovative training for seniors. The post BSides312 2024: Insights and Innovations in Cybersecurity appeared ...

The Role of Real-Time Incident Response in Mitigating Conversation Hijacking Attacks

Communications hijacking, also known as “conversation hijacking,” has emerged as a significant threat to organizations worldwide. This form of cyberattack involves unauthorized interception or redirection of communication channels, leading to ...

Recent Healthcare Ransomware Attacks

Healthcare ransomware attacks are one example of cyberattacks for the healthcare sector due to the sensitivity of its data. In recent weeks, several attacks and data breaches have been identified, highlighting the sector’s target for ransomware ...

Many Stumble Into Cybersecurity, But Leadership is By Design

During RSAC 2024, Synack and Nasdaq hosted a lineup of cyber leaders who shared their varied paths to the industry, building teams, and managing bad days. The post Many Stumble Into Cybersecurity, But Leadership is By Design appeared first on ...

Critical Fluent Bit flaw affects major cloud platforms, tech companies’ offerings (CVE-2024-4323)

Tenable researchers have discovered a critical vulnerability (CVE-2024-4323) in Fluent Bit, a logging utility used by major cloud providers and tech companies, which may be leveraged for denial of service, information disclosure, or remote code ...

TuxCare and DOSIsoft Partner to Offer Ongoing Support and Cyber Protections for Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine Software

Hospitals worldwide to be offered extended lifecycle support and security alongside five DOSIsoft solutions   PALO ALTO, Calif. – May 21, 2024 – TuxCare, a global innovator in enterprise-grade cybersecurity for Linux, today announced an OEM ...

What Is Risk Management in Cybersecurity | Kovrr

Articles related to cyber risk quantification, cyber risk management, and cyber resilience. The post What Is Risk Management in Cybersecurity | Kovrr appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Latest Ubuntu Security Updates: Fixing Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that could lead to privilege escalation, denial of service, or information leaks. The Ubuntu security team has addressed these issues in the latest Ubuntu security updates for ...