Saturday, June 29, 2019

Yahoo Hacker Sentenced, 500 Million-Account Data Breach

Fortune 500 breaches seem to be a theme this week. As the Yahoo attacker responsible for the company’s 500 million-account data breach has been...

Huawei Patches Bugs Rated High Severity

Huawei Technologies warned customers of four vulnerabilities rated high that impact 20 of its server models. Patches are available for each of the bugs...

Researchers Discovered Microsoft Windows Vulnerability

Researchers have discovered a medium-severity Windows vulnerability that enables remote attackers to execute arbitrary code – and Microsoft hasn’t issued a patch yet. The flaw,...
Hackers Increasingly Targeting Gas Stations & Credit Cards at the Pump

Hackers Increasingly Targeting Gas Stations & Credit Cards at the Pump

Automatic tank gauges (ATGs) provide information on gasoline inventory and protect groundwater from gasoline leaks. Three years ago it was revealed that ATGs at...

Google Patches reCAPTCHA Bypass

Google has fixed a bypass for its reCAPTCHA authentication mechanism – the Turing test-based methodology for proving that website users aren’t robots, commonly spotted...

Millions of IoT Devices Are Vulnerable To Z-Wave Downgrade Attacks

The popular home automation protocol Z-Wave, used by millions of IoT devices, is vulnerable to a downgrade attack that could allow an adversary to...

SamSam Ransomware Hit Again Now Target On EHR Industries

Ransomware remains the top threat faced by businesses as we move into the second half of 2018. Since the emergence of the first strains...

Hackers jailed who made £5,000,000 in cryptocurrency along with 7,000,000 emails passwords

A British cybercriminal who gained access to a string of companies before selling their customers’ personal data on the dark web has been jailed. Grant...
Cisco Warns 500,000 Routers Have Been Hacked By Russian Hackers

Cisco Warns 500,000 Routers Have Been Hacked By Russian Hackers

Security analysts from Cisco’s cyber intelligence unit Talos on Wednesday have cautioned that Russian hackers have infected more than 500,000 routers with a modern...

Pet Tracker Has Flaws

Hackers can exploit vulnerabilities in popular pet trackers to intercept location coordinates and access owners' personal data. In a future where everything is connected, cybercriminals...