Pierluigi Paganini February 23, 2021
IBM addressed flaws in Java Runtime, Planning Analytics Workspace, Kenexa LMS

IBM has released security patches to address high- and medium-severity vulnerabilities impacting some of its enterprise solutions.  IBM has released security updates to address several high- and medium-severity flaws affecting some of its enterprise products, including IBM Java Runtime, IBM Planning Analytics Workspace, and IBM Kenexa LMS On Premise.  Two issues, tracked as CVE-2020-14782 and […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 20, 2020
Shared memory flaw in IBM Db2 can lead to Information Disclosure

IBM addressed a shared memory vulnerability in its Db2 data management solutions that could lead to information disclosure. IBM fixed a shared memory vulnerability in its Db2 data management products that can be exploited by malicious local users to access sensitive data. The vulnerability, which is tracked as CVE-2020-4414, was discovered by researchers from Trustwave, it […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2020
Tech firms suspend use of ‘biased’ facial recognition technology

Amazon, IBM and now Microsoft ban the sale of facial recognition technology to police departments and are urging for federal laws to regulate its use. Microsoft has joined Amazon and IBM in banning the sale of facial recognition technology to police departments, the tech giants are also urging for federal laws to regulate the use […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2020
Two Critical Remote Code Execution flaws fixed in IBM WebSphere

IBM has addressed two critical vulnerabilities in IBM WebSphere Application Server that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. In April, a security researcher who goes online with the moniker ‘tint0’ discovered three serious deserialization issues affecting the IBM WebSphere Application Server. Two of the vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-4450 and CVE-2020-4448) are remote code execution issues that […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 21, 2020
Expert discloses 4 zero-days in IBM Data Risk Manager

A security researcher disclosed details of four zero-day flaws impacting an IBM security product after the IT giant refused to address them. The security researcher Pedro Ribeiro, Director of Research at Agile Information Security, has published details about four zero-day vulnerabilities affecting the IBM Data Risk Manager (IDRM) after the company refused to address the […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 06, 2018
IBM Watson will be used by NIST to assign CVSS scores to vulnerabilities

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is planning to use Artificial Intelligence to assign the CVSS scores to reported vulnerabilities. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system provides a reference-method for publicly known information-security vulnerabilities and exposures. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) score between 0.0 and 10.0 that is assigned to each flaw according to its severity. […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 29, 2018
IBM buys Red Hat for $34 Billion, it is largest software transaction in history

IBM announced it is going to buy the open source company Red Hat for $34bn with the intent to enhance its cloud offerings. This is the biggest tech merger in history involving a software company. Red Hat was founded in 1993, it currently operates in 35 countries and employs some 12,000 people. The company achieved a net profit of […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 18, 2016
Watson Is Getting Ready from IBM to Deal with Hackers

IBM has targeted hackers, bringing Watson (its computer brain) in the game, with the help of eight prominent US universities IBM’s computer brain, or else Watson, has been known to multitask, already involved in fighting cancer and cooking and so many other things. Right now, the focus of IBM has been placed towards dealing with […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 21, 2016
Healthcare Industry Tops List of Hacker Targets: More than 100 Million Medical Records Compromised in 2015

According to a research conducted by IBM the healthcare industry was a privileged target of cybercriminals last year, more than 100M Records Compromised. The healthcare industry was the number one target of cybercriminals in 2015, new research indicates. Previously, the banking industry held the top position. In 2015, more than 100 million healthcare records were […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 31, 2015
Corebot is the new data Stealer discovered by IBm’s X-Force

Corebot is a new data stealer discovered by the experts at IBM Security X-Force while they were analyzing some endpoints protected by their solutions. Corebot is the name of a new data stealer malware discovered by the experts at IBM Security X-Force while they were analyzing some endpoints protected by their product, the Trusteer Apex […]