Browsing Tag: vulnerabilities

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Tor Exec: Intelligence Insiders Disclose Bug Information With Tor Developers

Tor Executive Director Andrew Lewman told the BBC that intelligence agency insiders share bug information with Tor developers under their bosses’ noses.

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Google Fixes 12 Vulnerabilities in Chrome 36

Google patched its Chrome browser this week, fixing 12 vulnerabilities including both a serious information disclosure bug and a use-after-free vulnerability that could let users obtain potentially sensitive information and execute arbitrary code.

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Black Hat and DEF CON Wrap Up

Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso look back on the news from the last week in Las Vegas at Black Hat and DEF CON, including the Blackphone rooting, the Computrace research and the more upbeat mood at the conferences this year.

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Authentication Bypass Bug Fixed in BlackBerry Z10

There’s a remotely exploitable authentication bypass vulnerability in the BlackBerry Z10 phone that affects the service that lets users share files with machines on a wireless network. The bug could allow an attacker to steal users’ personal data or hit them with targeted malware.

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Mobile Broadband Modems Seen as Easy Targets for Attackers

LAS VEGAS–Mobile broadband modems can be a great alternative if you can’t find a WiFi network or don’t trust the ones you can find. But many of the models sold by the major manufacturers contain bugs and functionality that a remote attacker can exploit without much difficulty. Much of the market for these devices is[...]

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Another Bypass Identified in PayPal 2FA

A security researcher has uncovered a simple method for bypassing the two-factor authentication mechanism that PayPal uses to protect accounts that are tied to eBay accounts. The vulnerability is related to the way that the login flow works when a user is prompted to connect her eBay account to her PayPal account. The eBay and[...]

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