Acer fixed high-severity bugs that hackers could use to disable the secure boot in several laptops built by the Taiwanese manufacturer. The vulnerability could give threat actors control over operating system boot processes and allow them to disable some protection mechanisms.
Ten state attorneys general are urging Apple to address privacy and security gaps in third-party applications available on the App Store that track, collect or store reproductive health data. The letter comes as scrutiny intensifies over how large tech firms handle sensitive health data.
Much groundwork needs to be laid to launch 5G services. The government and telecom groups must work with an ecosystem of partners from academia, research and development, standards bodies and telecom equipment and handset manufacturers, and all must tackle network and equipment security issues.
Organizations expect the IT security landscape to be consistent - from builds and hardware to operating systems - but for product security, everything Honeywell makes is a snowflake with flexible, highly tailored design across many technologies, says Honeywell Product Security Chief James DeLuccia.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses financial giant Morgan Stanley's failure to invest in proper hard drive destruction oversight, the future of ransomware and the gangs that have attacked organizations in recent years, and the methods required to secure new payments systems.
Security researchers identified a rootkit active as recently as 2020 that's made to burrow deep into computers when firmware initiates the operating system. Infected motherboards examined by Kaspersky all ran on Intel's H81 chipset. The malware comes from an unknown Chinese-speaking threat actor.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued revamped draft guidance providing updated and detailed recommendations for how medical device makers should address cybersecurity risk in the premarket of their products, especially as the threat landscape continues to evolve.
If Russia uses hack attacks to support its invasion, would Western governments want to immediately attribute those attacks or disruptions? Enter a Thursday alert from the U.S. government warning that it is "aware of possible threats to U.S. and international satellite communication networks."
Chipmaker Nvidia has reportedly suffered a massive outage after an alleged security incident impacting the company's developer tools and email systems. The Lapsus$ ransomware group is claiming credit for the firm.
Among the simplest things that vendors can do to help improve the cybersecurity of their products is providing better transparency, especially regarding the third-party components contained in their technology, says Rob Suárez, CISO of medical device maker Becton Dickinson.
As Russia masses troops on its border with Ukraine, the White House says Russian disinformation campaigns have been aimed at destabilizing Ukraine's government, while experts have seen a surge in "cyber intrusions" against infrastructure, banking and government targets in advance of a potential invasion.
A new playbook, commissioned by the Food and Drug Administration, aims to help medical device manufacturers in developing and evolving threat modeling as an approach to strengthening the cybersecurity and safety of their products.
Federal regulators and Philips issued advisories pertaining to several security vulnerabilities in certain patient monitoring and medical device interface products from the manufacturer. Exploitation could allow attackers to access patient data, launch denial of service attacks and more, they warn.
Chipmaker Intel has issued a security advisory for two high-severity vulnerabilities in the BIOS reference code in Intel processors that may allow privilege escalation attacks. The vulnerabilities have a high CVSS v3 score of 8.2.
The expanded recall of insulin pump devices due to vulnerabilities that pose the risk of injury or death to patients and a recent malpractice lawsuit alleging that the effects of a ransomware attack led to a baby's death are the latest warnings of dangers posed by security issues in medical gear.