David Jacoby looked at all of the Web-enabled devices in his house–TV, game console, network storage device–and found a handful of exploitable bugs in them.
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A critical remote code execution vulnerability in Bash, present in almost all Linux, UNIX and Mac OS X deployments, has been discovered. Experts advise immediate patching.
Dennis Fisher talks with David Jacoby of Kaspersky Lab about the research he did on the security of electronics gear in his home, including his smart TV, game console and storage devices, and what the vendors need to do to respond.
TRANSCOM, the Defense Department command that handles wartime military logistics was compromised repeatedly over a one-year span by a handful of Chinese APT groups.
A Brazilian political website has been compromised and is injecting iFrames that attempt to change the victim’s router DNS settings.
Two Chinese cyber espionage campaigns are working in tandem in hopes of sniffing out trade secrets from surrounding nations.
A small segment of the security research community has been spending a lot of time tearing apart the innards of various vehicles and looking at ways that the computers and local networks that reside in modern cars can be hacked. There has been some remarkable success on this front, and while auto makers haven’t paid[...]
In the days and weeks following the public disclosure of the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability in April, security researchers and others wondered aloud whether there were some organizations–perhaps the NSA–that had known about the bug for some time and had been using it for targeted attacks. A definitive answer to that question may never come, but[...]
Home Depot finally confirmed its payment systems have been breached, but offered little further on whether customer personal data was stolen.