The Linux "sudo" Flaw is the Real Deal

In October of 2019, a flaw was found in sudo, a core command utility that is an integral part of all Linux distributions. This vulnerability allows Linux users to gain access as a root (admin) user and run commands that would otherwise be restricted to them. With a low level of difficulty for exploitation and a CVSS score of 7.8, this sudo flaw is the real deal. What is sudo? Ordinarily, sudo is used to allow system administrators to
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6 Things To Avoid After a Data Breach

So you’ve just realized that your systems have been breached. The next few steps you take will be vital to the security of your company. There are some actions you need to take immediately. But even more important, there are actions you should avoid by all means necessary. If you’re not sure what we’re talking about, there is no need to go into full panic mode yet. Luckily, we have compiled 6 Things to Avoid After a
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Meet David, The Anonymous CISO

David is a CISO for a fast-growing startup that allows customers to consolidate all their bank information and investments in one application to easily monitor their financials. Even though David’s customers are happy and feel safe knowing that their sensitive information is secure, David is not. He is responsible for the entire organization’s security, working non-stop to ensure there are no vulnerabilities that could cause a breach in the system, which would be catastrophic for the company. David's
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Vicarius Named 2020 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor

New York, NY – Sept. 24, 2019 – Vicarius, a leading provider of software to protect against exploitation, announces today its selection by TAG Cyber as a Distinguished Vendor in this year’s 2020 Security Annual. Vicarius is part of an industry collective supporting democratization of cybersecurity research and advisory materials. Each distinguished vendor is selected by Dr. Edward Amoroso, CEO of TAG Cyber, and agrees to support and promote the free report. “We are happy to have been chosen as part
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9.8 CVSS on an App Downloaded 3B+ Times?

In July 2019, a severe vulnerability was found in VLC, an extremely popular media player, used to playback different types of videos on computers and mobile phones. VLC boasts impressive total downloads of over 3 billion, and the vulnerability has a highly critical CVE score of 9.8, making this one of the most dangerous and substantial cyber threats to date. What This Vulnerability Means For Us The memory-corruption flaw is known to reside in the software’s latest release,
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