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By Nick Lewis Evaluate Jun 17, 2016

Why wasn't the Java serialization vulnerability patched?

An old Java serialization vulnerability has popped up again in PayPal's servers. Expert Nick Lewis explains how this vulnerability works and why it had not been patched. Continue Reading

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By Judith Myerson Get Started Aug 10, 2016

Putting IPv6 vulnerabilities under the microscope

Examining IPv6 vulnerabilities prior to deployment is crucial for enterprises. Expert Judith Myerson explains the risks of older gear, unpatched IPv6 ND flaws and other issues. Continue Reading

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By Tayla Holman News Aug 05, 2016

MHealth apps too complicated for vulnerable populations

There's no denying that mHealth apps have the potential to help patients better manage their health. But according to a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San ... Continue Reading

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By Nick Lewis Get Started Jun 28, 2016

The problem with Badlock and branded vulnerability marketing

Branded vulnerability marketing, such as in the case of Badlock, can raise challenges for responsible disclosure. Expert Nick Lewis explains the problems it creates. Continue Reading

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By Warwick Ashford Aug 08, 2016

900 million Android devices vulnerable to attackers

Enterprises and individuals need to install security updates for all devices with vulnerable Qualcomm chip drivers if they want to ensure attackers can‘t take control of them, warns Check Point Continue Reading

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By Michael Cobb Evaluate Aug 05, 2016

How did a Java vulnerability with a bad patch go unnoticed?

An old Java vulnerability was discovered to have been ineffectually patched. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this happened and what can be done to prevent other bad patches. Continue Reading

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By Michael Cobb Problem Solve Mar 25, 2016

How to tell a security backdoor from a vulnerability

Security backdoors and security vulnerabilities can often be confused with one another. Expert Michael Cobb offers guidance on distinguishing the two. Continue Reading

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By Nick Lewis Evaluate Aug 02, 2016

Vulnerabilities in antivirus tools: What does it mean for enterprises?

Discoveries of vulnerabilities in antivirus tools, such as Symantec Antivirus, have put their abilities into question. Expert Nick Lewis explains how it affects enterprises. Continue Reading

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By Steve Weissman Manage May 26, 2016

Beat hackers with a vulnerability assessment process

Get started on a vulnerability risk assessment process to prevent hacks on data, applications and more. Take these steps to identify vulnerabilities and improve risk management. Continue Reading

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By Rob Wright Evaluate Jul 28, 2016

Risk & Repeat: How bad is the httpoxy vulnerability?

In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors analyze the httpoxy vulnerability and discuss why it took so long to uncover and address a 15-year-old security flaw. Continue Reading