Attackers could exploit a vulnerability known as the Stack Clash bug to gain full root privileges, according to researchers at security firm Qualys.
Outdated software offers familiarity for IT teams, but that's cold comfort when it comes to the hot seat of legal challenges and ransomware infections.
To protect their WordPress sites from scammers, administrators must proactively patch and monitor their installations to weed out unwanted content.
A recent Apple patch update addressed critical vulnerabilities discovered by contestants at this year's Pwn2Own hacking competition.
Effective defense against large-scale ransomware attacks such as WannaCry starts with basic endpoint protection and patch management.
The most recent Microsoft update addresses a flaw in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine that could enable attackers to commit remote code execution.
The disclosure of an Apache Struts 2 vulnerability made the framework a lucrative target and highlighted the importance of patch management.
A recent Linux update patched a vulnerability that enabled fraudsters to use heap spraying methods to execute arbitrary code and escalate permissions.
Written by John Markott, Director of Product Management, Carbon Black and I-Lung Kao, BigFix Product Manager, IBM Security Vulnerability management is one of the biggest problems plaguing the security industry today. According to Gartner’s...
The OpenSSL patch issued on Sept. 22 was meant to fix a vulnerability, but it only caused more problems. The Sept. 26 update fixed the outstanding issues.