First major Kubernetes flaw enables hackers to access backend servers undetected
The bug in the popular open-source tool warranted a 9.8 out of 10 severity score because it could allow outsiders to establish a connection through Kubernetes’ trusted application program interface to backend servers.
Snyk gets $22 million for platform that tracks security flaws in open source projects
Snyk's platform helps customers patch vulnerabilities in code pulled from open source platforms like GitHub, Bitbucket and GitLab. The company wants to eventually be able to fix those flaws in runtime.
Report: Criminals loved to target PowerPoint in 2017
Recorded Future found that cybercriminals exploited PowerPoint the most in 2017 to steal money and information.
Potential for backdoors in foreign telecom gear draws FCC's attention
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to bar U.S. telecommunications providers from buying equipment and services he says could give foreign-government hackers a foothold into the supply chain.
Hackers beat Firefox and Safari to earn $105K at Pwn2Own
Chinese contestants from major companies had been dominating the contest in recent years, but new regulations from Beijing prohibited them from joining this year's fray.
U.S. Air Force pays out $103,883 to hackers in bug bounties
Add up all the U.S. military's bug bounty programs and over 3,000 vulnerabilities have been found in federal government systems.