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Cybersecurity
WordPress vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2021
WordPress vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2021, and 77% of them are exploitable.
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Security vulnerabilities
Vulnerability disclosures back to expected rates despite COVID disruption
The total number of vulnerabilities in 2020 is on track to exceed 2019.
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Gartner
Gartner: Security leaders must balance risk, trust and opportunity
Security and risk leaders must focus on balancing risk, trust and opportunity to help maintain the ability of their organisations to function.
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Cybersecurity
Almost four million Quidd users have credentials exposed
Risk Based Security says the leaked data sets include email addresses, usernames, and bcrypt hashed passwords of 3,954,416 users.
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Cybersecurity
Puppet launches vulnerability remediation product
With vulnerabilities and security breaches on the rise, the latest Puppet product helps IT teams find, prioritise and remediate vulnerabilities.
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SecurityScorecard
SecurityScorecard launches custom security ratings feature
Custom Scorecard allows enterprise leaders to better isolate and focus on cybersecurity risk issues by business units and/or subsidiaries.
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Fintech
OneSpan uses AI to tackle financial account fraud
Its new solution uses machine learning to protect online and mobile channels, as well as meet compliance requirements for transactional risk analysis
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Phishing
Over 2,300 data breaches disclosed so far in 2018 - report
Phishing for and using the stolen credentials to access systems or services stands out as a particularly popular attack method.