Organizations Face a ‘Losing Battle’ Against Vulnerabilities

Companies must take more ‘innovative and proactive’ approaches to security in 2022 to combat threats that emerged last year, researchers said. After a banner year for vulnerabilities and cyberattacks in…

Homeland Security Offering $5,000 Bug Bounty to Hack DHS

The program will allow hackers and security researchers to earn between $500 to $5,000 for identifying verified vulnerabilities. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a new bug…

DHS Launches Bug Bounty Program

DHS Launches Bug Bounty Program The United States Department of Homeland Security has launched a new bug bounty program to identify potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities and increase the department’s cybersecurity resilience. …

Meta targets user information, database scraping in bug bounty expansion

Meta has announced an expansion to its bug bounty platform to include vulnerabilities that can be abused for data scraping.  On Wednesday, the company – recently rebranded from Facebook –…

New “Hack DHS” program will pay up to $5,000 for discovered vulnerabilities

The US Department of Homeland Security is launching its own bug bounty program to help find and correct gaps in its systems.  more coverage The new “Hack DHS” program was…

All You Need to Know About the New Zero-Day Found in the Log4j Java Library

Log4j 2 is a Java logging library that is open source and extensively used in a variety of software applications and services throughout the world. The flaw gives threat actors…

NVD: It’s Another Record Year for Vulnerabilities

NVD: It’s Another Record Year for Vulnerabilities The US-CERT has recorded more vulnerabilities so far in 2021 than any year previously, the fifth year in a row this has happened.…

Software Vulnerabilities Up by 20% in 2021

Software Vulnerabilities Up by 20% in 2021 Software vulnerabilities increased by 20% in 2021 compared with 2020, according to a new report by HackerOne. The bug bounty platform said its hackers had uncovered…

Threat Actors Discuss Leasing Zero-Day Exploits

Threat Actors Discuss Leasing Zero-Day Exploits Ransomware gangs can now afford to pay as much as $10m for zero-day exploits, but for those without the money, developers have discussed renting…

A Guide to Ransomware: Prevention and Response

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – It seems like every day there’s a new story about a ransomware attack. And while ransomware is certainly costly to the victim, the impact…