Lenovo BIOS updates patch security bugs in hundreds of models
Lenovo released a security alert warning of many high-severity BIOS vulnerabilities affecting hundreds of desktops, 2-in-1's and laptops.
When exploited, the issue may result in data breaches, privilege escalation, DDoS and arbitrary code execution. The following vulnerabilities were detailed i... Read more
Citrix warns customers of critical vulnerability in Citrix ADM
Citrix warned customers of a major vulnerability in Citrix's Application Delivery Management (ADM). The vulnerability can allow unauthenticated attackers to log in as administrators.
Citrix ADM is a centralized console for handling cloud or on-premises Citrix deployments, including Citrix Gatewa... Read more
Netgear resolves inferior Orbi firmware update
Netgear has finally fixed deficient Orbi firmware in its latest update, which intercepts user access to the device's admin console.
On April 27th, Netgear, a networking hardware company, launched a firmware update 18.104.22.168 for the Orbi various models of mesh Wi-Fi systems, including RBR750, RBS75... Read more
Amazon launches ‘bug bust’ initiative
Amazon Web Services is trying to entice developers to build better software with minimal bugs, through the launch of its global AWS BugBust competition. The idea is to get developers to compete to find and fix more than a million software bugs before the end of this year.
The developers who find... Read more
Software testing: nobody questions the need, but it’s not done enough
Many companies develop their own software, whether it's a standalone application, an extension to their ERP suite, a mobile app to improve customer experience or something even simpler like the company website. Testing these new applications is done way too little, even though it's vital.
There ... Read more
Intel fixed leaks that can be used to install malicious firmware
Last week, Intel rolled out fixes for some vulnerabilities that allowed attackers to install malicious firmware in millions of computers using Intel CPUs.
The number of sensitive documents stored on computers over the past ten years has increased. This prompted hardware and software developers t... Read more