Cisco Talos reports a new strain of spyware called Rombertik that escalates its anti-detection capabilities by destroying the Master Boot Record if the code is audited.
Hospira’s Lifecare PCA3 Drug Infusion pumps are susceptible to multiple remotely exploitable vulnerabilities that could not only brick the device but allow an attacker to run commands and put lives in jeopardy.
Experts are concerned that Microsoft’s new Local Administrator Password Solution only partially addresses the problem of identical passwords on computers in a domain.
Buffer and integer overflow vulnerabilities have been patched in the ICU Project ICU4C library, used in hundreds of open source and enterprise software packages.
The idea of needing to disable a computer quickly as the police–or another potential adversary–comes through the door typically has been the concern of criminals. But in today’s climate activists, journalists, and others may find themselves wanting to make their laptops unusable in short order, and that’s where usbkill comes in. The new tool is a[…]