As environments become progressively interconnected, threats become increasingly complicated. The top security events of the past year make this apparent — and their repercussions make the implementation of smart protections all the more important.
New vulnerabilities in a gas station software that could allow attackers to pull off a variety of malicious attacks, which includes shutting down fuel pumps, hijacking credit card payments, and taking control of systems connected to a gas station. Read more
Multiple vulnerabilities and a hard-coded backdoor were discovered in Western Digital’s My Cloud network attached storage (NAS) devices that could allow remote attackers to gain unrestricted root access. Read more
Microsoft, Linux, Google, and Apple started rolling out patches addressing design flaws in processor chips that security researchers named Meltdown and Spectre. What are they, and how can they affect users? Read more
Security researchers at the University of Birmingham found that several banking apps were susceptible to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks through a vulnerability in the way they handle encrypted communications, which can let attackers steal credentials. Read more
Several threat actors are actively exploiting CVE-2017-11882 to deliver a plethora of threats, including the information-stealing Loki, Pony/FAREIT, and a lockscreen with a ransom note that resembles Bad Rabbit's. Read more
An attacker or cybercriminal’s toolbox would not be complete without vulnerabilities and exploits. We look back at some of 2017's most egregious security flaws, and their impact users and businesses. Read more