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APTs will exploit Palo Alto Networks’s PAN-OS flaw soon, US Cyber Command says

U.S. Cyber Command believes foreign APTs will likely attempt to exploit the recently addressed flaw in Palo Alto Networks’s PAN-OS firewall OS. Recently Palo Alto Network addressed a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-2021, affecting the PAN-OS operating system that powers its next-generation firewall. The flaw could allow unauthenticated n
Publish At:2020-06-30 17:53 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking firewall hacking news information secu

Palo Alto Networks fixes a critical flaw in firewall PAN-OS

Palo Alto Networks addressed a critical flaw in the PAN-OS of its next-generation firewalls that could allow attackers to bypass authentication. Palo Alto Networks addressed a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-2021, in the operating system (PAN‑OS) that powers its next-generation firewalls that could allow unauthenticated network-based attackers
Publish At:2020-06-30 02:26 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CVE-2020-2021 firewall hacking news in

What Is a DDoS Attack?

After 20 years of prominence, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks may be causing more devastating effects than ever. The first DDoS attack occurred way back on July 22, 1999 when a network of 114 computers infected with a malicious script called Trin00 attacked a computer at the University of Minnesota, according to MIT Technology Review. The infect
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:18 | Read:568 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security Intelligence & Analytics Application Securi

FTP Injection flaws in Java and Python allows firewall bypass

The two programming languages, Java and Python, are affected by serious FTP Injection flaws that can be exploited by hackers to bypass any firewall. Attackers can trick Java and Python applications to execute rogue FTP commands that would open ports in firewalls The unpatched flaws reside in the way the two programming languages handle File Transfer Protocol
Publish At:2017-02-22 21:30 | Read:5549 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking firewall FTP Injection Java Python sec

Football and Firewalls: A Winning Game Plan to Improve Network Security

As we approach Thanksgiving in the U.S., the one thing I look forward to the most — aside from turkey and spending time with my family — is football. As I watch the games, the security geek in me can’t help but notice some parallels between football and network security, particularly firewalls and intrusion prevention. Network Security Playbook During
Publish At:2016-11-23 00:40 | Read:5131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Infrastructure Protection Network & Endpoint firewall Firewa

Experts disclosed a critical flaw in Schneider Industrial Firewalls

CyberX experts at the SecurityWeek’s 2016 ICS Cyber Security Conference disclosed a critical flaw in the Schneider Industrial Firewalls. This week, at the SecurityWeek’s 2016 ICS Cyber Security Conference, researchers at industrial security firm CyberX disclosed several important vulnerabilities. The experts demonstrated how hackers can target ICS systems an
Publish At:2016-10-27 12:25 | Read:4797 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking firewall ICS PLC SCADA Schneider indus

Going Beyond the Firewall to Tackle Today’s Cyberthreats

Firewalls are staples of network security, and for years, they’ve played a part in keeping networks safe by restricting both incoming and outgoing network traffic. Along with antivirus software, they are among the oldest and most widely used cybersecurity tools.But what role should firewalls play in 2016 and beyond? One thing is clear: even though they’ve ev
Publish At:2016-09-12 03:40 | Read:3811 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles cybersecurity firewall pass

Firepower NGFW Steps up to Deliver Greater Effectiveness with Reduced Costs and Complexity

Full NGFW integration yields streamlined security and greater value from investmentsWe know that security, when done properly, can be a business enabler. But as IT teams build out their security capabilities, the lack of integrated solutions yields lower threat effectiveness and inevitably leads to an explosion of complexity and cost.When Cisco developed the
Publish At:2016-02-18 18:05 | Read:4540 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Cisco FirePOWER cisco firewall FirePOWER Firepower

Introducing Cisco Firepower 4100 Series Next-Generation Firewall

Enable Digital Business with the Industry’s First Fully Integrated, Threat-Focused NGFWToday’s world is undergoing digital disruption that will spark more connectivity than ever before, as consumers, businesses and governments leverage digitization to drive innovation forward. Yet, the more connected we become, the more opportunities we create for cybercrimi
Publish At:2016-02-16 11:50 | Read:4885 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Cisco FirePOWER cisco firewall FirePOWER Firepower

Audit shows Department of Homeland Security 6 billion U.S. Dollar firewall not so effective against hackers

A multi-billion U.S. Dollar firewall run by the Department of Homeland Security meant to detect and prevent nation-state hacks against the government functions ineffectively, according to a sanitized version of a secret federal audit. The National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS), also known as EINSTEIN, is a firewall r
Publish At:2016-02-01 12:55 | Read:3639 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Security Cybersecurity DHS EINSTE

Threat-Focused NG-Firewall – Who Cares? Part 2

This is Part 2 of our blog series about NG-Firewalls. See Part 1 here.Part 2: Enter Threat-Focused NG-FirewallWhat does a Threat-focused NG-Firewall do differently? Just about everything. Let’s compare the most popular NGFW systems on the market (typical NGFW) with the Cisco Firepower NG-Firewall system, (a Threat-Focused NG-Firewall).If you consider the typ
Publish At:2015-12-17 11:00 | Read:3873 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services firewall Next-Gen

Threat-Focused NG-Firewall – Who Cares? Part 1

Part 1: Rude AwakeningLet us begin with some context in the form of a story.I live in a very bad part of town and I am always worried that my car is going to get stolen or broken into. So, I just invested over a thousand bucks in this awesome vehicle alarm and security system. You know, one of those ultra-advanced systems that connects to an app on your smar
Publish At:2015-12-15 22:50 | Read:2924 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services firewall Next-Gen

How to Kick-Out the Bad Guy?

[The post How to Kick-Out the Bad Guy? has been first published on /dev/random] A quick blog post about an issue I faced this morning. While drinking my morning coffee and reviewing what happened during the last night in my logs, I detected that one of my website (leakedin.com) was entirely mirrored by a guy from Brazil. I’m not against sharing informa
Publish At:2015-09-04 18:00 | Read:5199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Linux Software Dsniff Firewall tcpkill

UPnP Trouble Puts Devices Behind Firewall at Risk

Security vulnerabilities in UPnP continue to crop up and continue to put millions of home networking devices at risk for compromise.The latest was revealed in early August, but prompted an advisory yesterday from the DHS-sponsored CERT at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. It’s called Filet-o-Firewall and it combines a nu
Publish At:2015-09-02 05:25 | Read:3049 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Security CERT/CC Filet-o-Firewall firewa

Sorting Through the Hype of Next-Generation Firewalls

You’ve no doubt heard of next-generation firewalls over the past few years. But what does that term mean? Well, taking a high-level look at the market, it’s easy to assume that it’s merely this year’s model with the words “next-generation” slapped on the label. Old-school firewall meets marketing bandwagon, and thus a new
Publish At:2015-07-07 09:45 | Read:3249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network & Endpoint firewall Network Security Next-Generation

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