Month: April 2016

  • A Note on the Verizon DBIR 2016 Vulnerabilities Claims

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] [Updated 4/28/2016] Verizon released their yearly Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) and it wasn’t too long before I started getting asked about their “Vulnerabilities” section (page 13). After bringing up some highly questionable points about last year’s report regarding vulnerabilities, several people felt that the report did […]

  • Electronic Voting; an Old but Looming Threat

    [This was originally published on] As everyone on the planet knows, U.S. politics are in full swing with primaries almost every week and an upcoming presidential election in November of this year. At Risk Based Security we find it curious that one of the most dangerous topics seems to evade the 24-hour a day […]


    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] As of today, a decision has been made to shut down the Open Sourced Vulnerability Database (OSVDB), and will not return. We are not looking for anyone to offer assistance at this point, and it will not be resurrected in its previous form. This was not an […]