Lenovo Patches Vulnerabilities in System Update Service

Given the number of Thinkpad users in the wild, this is a particularly sensitive vulnerability that should be patched as soon as possible.

https://threatpost.com/lenovo-patches-vulnerabilities-in-system-update-service-2/115482/

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Department of Education Lambasted Over Database Vulnerabilities

I honestly do not know what to say or where to begin.  I cannot say that I am surprised that yet another government agency has failed to fund and execute an effective IT security program.  This is a systemic problem and I believe it should be addressed before additional controls are passed down to the private sector.  The approach of “do as I say and not as I do” can no longer be allowed to stand.

https://threatpost.com/department-of-education-lambasted-over-database-vulnerabilities/115433/