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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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Could Equifax’ 2017 Data Breach Be Avoided?

In 2017, sensitive information of over 140m US consumers was stolen from the major credit bureau -- Equifax. This was due to a known software bug within the Apache Struts framework, a popular application used by web developers to host Java applications, which was in use by the Equifax' IT infrastructure. A Bug That Wasn't Squashed Even though a fix was released by the Apache Software Foundation, the IT team did not take action to mitigate the issue, probably due
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Vicarius and Wise Solutions - Reaching New Heights With IT

With information technology taking over the world, across almost every industry, there is no surprise that more companies are looking for advice on how to use these technologies to better their results. This is where Wise Solutions comes into play -- Helping organizations reach new heights with IT. But with the use of software comes software vulnerabilities. Luckily, Vicarius doesn't wait for cyber threats to be exposed to eliminate them. Instead, vulnerabilities are found and dealt with BEFORE they become
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The Microsoft Vulnerability That Went Global In One Zero-Day

Microsoft Windows OS went from 100 to Zero-Day in little to no time on August 27, 2018. Although not many systems were affected, the attack went global. Here is a breakdown of the vulnerability that traveled the world: What Happened On August 27, 2018 A vulnerability was found that affected Windows 7 through 10 when Advanced Local Procedure Calls (ALPS) were being misused. Basically, attackers were able to gain access to the computer they were targeting and take control with
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