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Microsoft fixes botched patch

Microsoft has brought forward a replacement patch for CVE-2016-7237. The details were released by Nicolas Economou from Core Security. The replacement patch was due for release on February 14. However, after Core Exploit issued an embargoed blog about the issue to press, Microsoft told them they would bring the patch release forward. It is now live as…

Exploit mitigation holding back the tide

The HPE Cyber Risk 2016 Report has been published. The first part of the report provides a good view into regulation, how the security market works and the risks of over reaching legislation. The second part covered here looks at the types of attacks and why we need to improve patching and mitigation of attacks.…

Rapid7 adds real-time machine data

Rapid7 has acquired Logentries to add real-time log management and analytics to its security solution. This move continues the trend among security vendors to acquire new capabilities to build out their platforms. This consolidation of the market is good for customers to a degree as it means there is less of a need to ‘roll…