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No Sleep for Computers: Cold Boot Attacks are Back

F-Secure researchers found that modifying the hardware on modern computers make them susceptible to “cold boot” attacks where passwords and encryption keys can be harvested from memory. Hibernate or power off. Don't put the computer in sleep mode.

Hardware, Vulnerability

What Defenders Need to Know About the Latest Struts Flaw

It hasn’t even been a year since the Equifax breach was made public, and Apache has fixed yet another another critical vulnerability in the Struts web application framework. Does your incident response plan include assessing the risk exposure and deploying defenses on top of patch management?

Patching, Vulnerability, Java, Incident Response

History Suggests Attackers Will Hit Struts Flaw Quickly

The open source Struts web application framework has a target on its back. Attackers are likely developing exploits. Is it time to stop using Struts?

Vulnerability, Patching

What IT Needs to Know About Foreshadow

Foreshadow/L1TF refer to a group of vulnerabilities that can be exploited in modern Intel chips using speculative execution attacks to bypass security protections and harvest sensitive information.

Vulnerability, Hardware, Spectre

Expect More Spectre, Meltdown Variants Until Updated Chips Arrive

After Meltdown and Spectre, many researchers warned that increased scrutiny on side-channel meant more attacks will be found, so the discovery of "Variant 4" is not a surprise. More variants will be found as chip makers update their designs over the next few years to fix the issues.

Hardware, Security Processor, Vulnerability