Karsten Nohl has updated his BadUSB research, looking at the top eight USB controller chips and determining that about half are susceptible to being maliciously reprogrammed.
Browsing Tag: vulnerabilities
Mike Mimoso and Dennis Fisher talk about the Windows Schannel vulnerability and whether it’s ripe for mass exploitation, as well as the WireLurker attack and why Apple hasn’t addressed it.
Researchers successfully took down Apple and Samsung mobile phones using NFC hacks during Mobile Pwn2Own, but were not able to complete compromise Windows Phone or Nexus 5 running Android.
Researchers have published a paper that describes an Internet voting hack that alters PDF ballots in transmission.
Several automakers have agreed on a set of privacy principles that they say will govern the way that they handle personal information generated by vehicles, geolocation data and other sensitive information that is being produced by in-car computers and networks.
LAS VEGAS–Nick Percoco has been thinking a lot about the future of technology, and some of the things he’s dreamed up aren’t very pretty: farms of people renting out their spare brain cycles, autonomous cars that freak out and careen into oncoming traffic and hacking groups hijacking users’ augmented reality gear and demanding ransoms to unlock[…]
Microsoft is expected to release 16 bulletins next week, including five rated critical, as part of its November 2014 Patch Tuesday updates.
The maintainers of the Drupal content management system are warning users that any site owners who haven’t patched a critical vulnerability in Drupal Core disclosed earlier this month should consider their sites to be compromised.
The Dyreza Trojan is exploiting the recently disclosed CVE-2014-4114 vulnerability in Windows that was first used by the Sandworm attackers.
Attackers have been leveraging the FlashPack Exploit Kit to peddle CryptoWall 2.0 ransomware on unsuspecting visitors to sites like Yahoo, The Atlantic and AOL.