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It has been reported that the Angler Exploit Kit has started targeting a new vulnerability in Adobe's Flash Player and Richard Cassidy, technical director EMEA at Alert Logic writes:

Recently, a security researcher, Kafeine, spotted an instance of the Angler Exploit Kit which is exploiting an unpatched vulnerability affecting Adobe Flash. It appears that any version of Internet Explorer or Firefox with any version of Windows can be owned if the latest version ( of Adobe Flash is installed and enabled.

Information security has become a fixture in the daily headlines, ranging from the latest high-profile data breach; to exotic hacks of USB drives, ICS devices and IOT systems; and new zero-day exploits and attack techniques. While these stories are interesting and help us understand the vulnerabilities and risks that make up the threat landscape, they reflect a frequent bias in the industry towards focusing on the “cool” exploit and detection side of cyber-defense, rather than the more operational response and mitigation side. One of the results of this focus, as reported in a recent SANS study, is that for over 90% of incidents, the time from incident discovery to remediation was 1 hour or longer.

In the midst of another vulnerability found in SCADA software (, MWR InfoSecurity's Rob Miller had the following to say about the increase in these instances, how to prevent it becoming a problem in your organisation and what lies ahead for the future.

Tripwire security experts comment on the State of the Union address, about the cybersecurity proposals presented by President Obama:

24 percent of critical infrastructure employees have already connected an Internet of Things device to their employers’ networks

LONDON, UK: Tripwire, Inc. has announced the results of an extensive study conducted by Atomik Research on the security of the “Enterprise of Things” in critical infrastructure industries. The study examined the impact that emerging security threats connected with the Internet of Things (IoT) have on enterprise security. Study respondents included 404 IT professionals and 302 executives from retail, energy and financial services organizations in the U.S. and U.K.

The recent news that the web site may be leaking sensitive information ( provides another example of why absolutely all sensitive information should be encrypted and encrypted as early as possible, according to Luther Martin, chief security architect for Voltage Security ( Martin says: