Security firm Onapsis says that 90 percent of affected SAP systems have not been properly protected
PC vendors scramble to get patches ready after Intel issues a security alert about a vulnerability in its firmware
Intel has released a ‘detection tool’ for Windows and Linux platforms so that users on these platforms can check if their systems are affected.
Check Point Software Technologies said that it alerted Telegram and Facebook-owned WhatsApp last week, before making it public.
The recent security vulnerability with Facebook Messenger was patched by Facebook promptly after a team of security researchers from Check Point exposed that security issue.
UK's premier signal intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters also known as GCHQ claims that it has helped disclose and fix around two dozen individual vulnerabilities in the last few months in 2016.
Cyber security experts have found vulnerabilities in a U.S. State Department system that could have allowed hackers to alter visa applications or steal data from the more than half-billion records on file, ABC News reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.
In an updated security bulletin, Microsoft has announced a patch for a Windows vulnerability in the Microsoft Font Driver that allows remote code execution.
The evolution from hacktivism to financial gain to disguising more targetted attacks is evidence of a re-emerging trend that exploits the weaknesses and vulnerabilities of organisations.