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Curated daily news for February 2, 2021
Today’s 12 newsworthy articles include: Critical zero-day SonicWall exploit under active attack, Apple’s new ‘BlastDoor’ system, Securing the Linux kernel, The fed’s new CMMC requirement, Rethinking password safety, and What happened to the perl.com site?
- Hackers Exploiting Critical Zero-Day Bug in SonicWall SMA 100 Devices
- Unlocking the Mysteries of the Fed’s New CMMC Requirement
- Apple iOS 14 Thwarts iMessage Attacks With BlastDoor System
- Is the Web Supply Chain Next in Line for State-Sponsored Attacks?
- Lawmakers Ask NSA About Its Role in Juniper Backdoor Discovered in 2015
- Strengthening Zero-Trust Architecture
- U.K. Arrest in ‘SMS Bandits’ Phishing Service
- Health Care Remains a Prime Target for Ransomware Attacks
- How To Secure the Linux Kernel
- The mystery of the missing Perl website
- Password Safety: Rethink Your Strong Password
- Operation NightScout: Supply‑chain attack targets online gaming in Asia
|Tool Of The Day|
|Flawfinder – A Static Analysis Tool For Finding Vulnerabilities In C/C++ Source Code: Flawfinder is a simple program that scans C/C++ source code and reports potential security flaws. It can be a useful tool for examining software for vulnerabilities, and it can also serve as a simple introduction to static source code analysis tools more generally. It is designed to be easy to install and use. Flawfinder supports the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) and is officially CWE-Compatible.|
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