Category: vulnerability

Pen testers find mystery black box connected to ship’s engines
GPS, LAN

Pen testers find mystery black box connected to ship’s engines

It had an Ethernet connection to the ship LAN but was also connected to a Windows console on the bridge which was so bright at ... Read More

What was wrong with Alexa? How Amazon Echo and Kindle got KRACKed
Cyber Security JOBS, vulnerability

What was wrong with Alexa? How Amazon Echo and Kindle got KRACKed

ESET Smart Home Research Team uncovers Echo, Kindle versions vulnerable to 2017 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities In recent years, hundreds of millions of homes have become “smarter” ... Read More

On-Board ‘Mystery Boxes’ Threaten Global Shipping Vessels
Black Hat 2019, critical infrastructure

On-Board ‘Mystery Boxes’ Threaten Global Shipping Vessels

Unknown, vulnerable systems are present in nearly every ship environment that researchers have pen-tested. . On-Board ‘Mystery Boxes’ Threaten Global Shipping Vessels ThreatpostSource link Read More

Sudo Bug Opens Root Access on Linux Systems
all keyword, Black Hat 2019

Sudo Bug Opens Root Access on Linux Systems

The bug allows users to bypass privilege restrictions to execute commands as root. . Sudo Bug Opens Root Access on Linux Systems ThreatpostSource link Read More

These three TCP Ports are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks
cyber, Cyber Attacks

These three TCP Ports are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Security researchers are often seen securing their assets from cyber-attacks by various means. But a new report from the threat intelligence firm Alert Logic says ... Read More

Update now! Windows users targeted by iTunes Software Updater zero-day
Apple, Apple Software Updater

Update now! Windows users targeted by iTunes Software Updater zero-day

The flaw is a rare ‘unquoted path class’ described as "so thoroughly documented that you would expect programmers to be well aware..." But that's not ... Read More

Hacker wants $300 for 250,000 records stolen from sex worker site
Ashley Madison, blackmail

Hacker wants $300 for 250,000 records stolen from sex worker site

In spite of prostitution being legal in the Netherlands, this could lead to the same type of blackmail attempts/suicide from Ashley Madison. . Hacker wants ... Read More

cybersecurity, vulnerability

Red Hat update for ovirt-web-ui

Red Hat update for ovirt-web-ui . Red Hat update for ovirt-web-ui Security feed from CyberSecurity HelpSource link Read More

15 Easy, Effective Ways to Start Winning Back Your Online Privacy
ad blockers, children's privacy

15 Easy, Effective Ways to Start Winning Back Your Online Privacy

Someone recently asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year, and I had to think about it for a few minutes. I certainly don’t ... Read More