Zero-day attacks surged in 2021, Mandiant says

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 22, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Mandiant said that its intelligence division has documented a surge in verified zero-day exploits over the course of the last year,…

Zero-day exploits found and disclosed hit a record high in 2021, Google Project Zero says

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Researchers at Google’s Project Zero said they tracked 58 cases of zero-day exploits “in the wild” in 2021 — the most…

Hospital hallway robots get patches for potentially serious bugs

Written by Joe Warminsky Apr 12, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Rolling robots used at hospitals for a variety of tasks — including transporting medication — have been patched for five vulnerabilities…

Project Zero researchers see promising trends in vulnerability fixes

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Big tech vendors generally are remediating serious bugs faster than they were three years ago, according to a new report from…

Likely state-based hackers infected Hong Kong websites to spy on Apple users, Google says

Written by Tim Starks Nov 12, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected foreign government-backed hackers infected websites belonging to a Hong Kong-based media outlet and a pro-democracy group in a bid to…

Google pushes emergency update for Chrome zero-days, the latest in a hectic year for vulnerabilities

Written by Tim Starks Oct 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Google Chrome has issued emergency updates for two zero-day flaws that attackers are exploiting, the second pair for the browser in…