Lucian Constantin

CSO Senior Writer

Lucian Constantin writes about information security, privacy, and data protection for CSO.

SAP ASE leaves sensitive credentials in installation logs

Critical flaw allows hackers to breach SAP systems with ease

Critical flaw allows hackers to breach SAP systems with ease

SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java vulnerability can be exploited without authentication and lead to complete system takeover. Patch now.

Install latest SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise patches, experts urge

Install latest SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise patches, experts urge

If left unpatched, these SAP ASE vulnerabilities could give attackers full control of databases and servers.

Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.

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Shadow Brokers teases more Windows exploits and cyberespionage data

Shadow Brokers teases more Windows exploits and cyberespionage data

A group of hackers that previously leaked alleged NSA exploits claims to have even more attack tools, as well as intelligence gathered by the agency on foreign banks and ballistic missile programs.

WannaCry attacks are only the beginning

WannaCry attacks are only the beginning

As the WannaCry ransomware attack evolves, more cybercriminals are likely to attempt to profit from the vulnerability it exploits and similar flaws in the future.

Google will review web apps that want access to its users' data

Google will review web apps that want access to its users' data

In response to recent attacks where hackers abused Google's OAuth services to gain access to Gmail accounts, the company will review new web applications that request Google users' data.

New ransomware Jaff demands $3,700 payments

New ransomware Jaff demands $3,700 payments

Attackers behind the highly successful Locky and Bart ransomware campaigns have returned with a new creation: A malicious file-encrypting program called Jaff that asks victims for payments of around $3,700

Microsoft finally bans SHA-1 certificates in Internet Explorer and Edge

Microsoft finally bans SHA-1 certificates in Internet Explorer and Edge

The Tuesday updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge forces those browsers to flag SSL/TLS certificates signed with the ageing SHA-1 hashing function as insecure.

Microsoft fixes 55 vulnerabilities, 3 exploited by Russian cyberspies

Microsoft fixes 55 vulnerabilities, 3 exploited by Russian cyberspies

Microsoft released security patches Tuesday for 55 vulnerabilities across the company's products, including three flaws that have already been exploited in targeted attacks by cyberespionage groups.

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