Author Archives: Lindsey O'Donnell

Cisco Warns of Severe DoS Flaws in Network Security Software

The majority of the bugs in Cisco’s Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) and Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software can enable denial of service (DoS) on affected devices.

Oracle Kills 402 Bugs in Massive October Patch Update

Over half of Oracle's flaws in its quarterly patch update can be remotely exploitable without authentication; 65 are critical, and two have CVSS scores of 10 out of 10.

Cybercriminals Step Up Their Game Ahead of U.S. Elections

Ahead of the November U.S. elections, cybercriminals are stepping up their offensive in both attacks against security infrastructure and disinformation campaigns - but this time, social media giants, the government and citizens are more prepared.

Facebook: A Top Launching Pad For Phishing Attacks

Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Facebook and WhatsApp are top brands leveraged by cybercriminals in phishing and fraud attacks - including a recent strike on a half-million Facebook users.

Microsoft Exchange, Outlook Under Siege By APTs

A new threat report shows that APTs are switching up their tactics when exploiting Microsoft services like Exchange and OWA, in order to avoid detection.

Biden Campaign Staffers Targeted in Cyberattack Leveraging Antivirus Lure, Dropbox Ploy

Google's Threat Analysis Group sheds more light on targeted credential phishing and malware attacks on the staff of Joe Biden's presidential campaign.