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Critical Flaw in NextGen's Mirth Connect Could Expose Healthcare Data

Critical Flaw in NextGen's Mirth Connect Could Expose Healthcare Data

Oct 26, 2023 Vulnerability / Network Security
Users of  Mirth Connect , an open-source data integration platform from NextGen HealthCare, are being urged to update to the latest version following the discovery of an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability. Tracked as  CVE-2023-43208 , the vulnerability has been addressed in  version 4.4.1  released on October 6, 2023. "This is an easily exploitable, unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability," Horizon3.ai's Naveen Sunkavally  said  in a Wednesday report. "Attackers would most likely exploit this vulnerability for initial access or to compromise sensitive healthcare data." Called the "Swiss Army knife of healthcare integration," Mirth Connect is a cross-platform interface engine used in the healthcare industry to communicate and exchange data between disparate systems in a  standardized manner . Additional technical details about the flaw have been withheld in light of the fact that Mirth Connect versions going as far bac
Mind the Gap – How to Ensure Your Vulnerability Detection Methods are up to Scratch

Mind the Gap – How to Ensure Your Vulnerability Detection Methods are up to Scratch

Jul 18, 2022
With global cybercrime costs expected to reach $10.5 trillion annually by 2025, according to Cybersecurity Ventures, it comes as little surprise that the risk of attack is companies' biggest concern globally. To help businesses uncover and fix the vulnerabilities and misconfigurations affecting their systems, there is an (over)abundance of solutions available.  But beware, they may not give you a full and continuous view of your weaknesses if used in isolation. With huge financial gains to be had from each successful breach, hackers do not rest in their hunt for flaws and use a wide range of tools and scanners to help them in their search. Beating these criminals means staying one step ahead and using the most comprehensive and responsive vulnerability detection support you can.  We'll go through each solution and explain how you can maintain your vigilance. Of course, vulnerability management is just one step businesses must take to prevent a breach; there's also proper
How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

Feb 15, 2024SaaS Security / Risk Management
With many of the highly publicized 2023 cyber attacks revolving around one or more SaaS applications, SaaS has become a cause for genuine concern in many boardroom discussions. More so than ever, considering that GenAI applications are, in fact, SaaS applications. Wing Security (Wing), a SaaS security company, conducted an analysis of 493 SaaS-using companies in Q4 of 2023.  Their study reveals  how companies use SaaS today, and the wide variety of threats that result from that usage. This unique analysis provides rare and important insights into the breadth and depth of SaaS-related risks, but also provides practical tips to mitigate them and ensure SaaS can be widely used without compromising security posture.  The TL;DR Version Of SaaS Security 2023 brought some now infamous examples of malicious players leveraging or directly targeting SaaS, including the North Korean group UNC4899, 0ktapus ransomware group, and Russian Midnight Blizzard APT, which targeted well-known organizat
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