While Microsoft could have slowed the spread of WannaCry, the real problem lies in the widespread practice of deploying outdated software and systems.
Effective defense against large-scale ransomware attacks such as WannaCry starts with basic endpoint protection and patch management.
Organizations affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack can leverage IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence with QRadar to mitigate this unprecedented threat.
It took fraudsters less than 24 hours after the disclosure of a previously unknown Apache Struts 2 vulnerability to develop a Python script to exploit it.
An effective vulnerability management strategy requires continuous visibility into endpoint activity and real-time control over devices in a network.
The disclosure of an Apache Struts 2 vulnerability made the framework a lucrative target and highlighted the importance of patch management.
The Wireshark development team addressed dozens of vulnerabilities, segmentation flaws and bugs with the latest version of its network protocol analyzer.
A recent Linux update patched a vulnerability that enabled fraudsters to use heap spraying methods to execute arbitrary code and escalate permissions.
A patching delay has pushed new Microsoft updates back until March. Is this a belated Valentine's Day gift for cybercriminals?
The watchlist feature on IBM X-Force Exchange enables network administrators to maintain accurate asset inventories and track relevant vulnerabilities.