The digital gaming platform Steam was quick to patch a cryptographic issue in the client recently that could have allowed an attacker to read sensitive information sent over its network, take over an account, or view plain-text passwords.
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The banking malware GozNym has spread into Europe and begun plaguing banking customers in Poland with redirection attacks, IBM said.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced this week that it will launch its own experimental bug bounty program.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including BlackBerry CEO’s stance on lawful access principles, the FBI/Apple hearing, Viber adding end-to-end crypto, Teslacrypt, and more.
Cisco released software updates to address five separate denial of service vulnerabilities, all which the company considers either high or critical severity, across its product line this week.
Oracle fixed 136 vulnerabilities across 46 different products this week as part of its regularly scheduled Critical Patch Update.
BlackBerry’s CEO defended the actions it took to provide Canadian law enforcement with what it needed to decrypt communications between devices.
Google put app developers on notice last week, urging them to comply with a new set of privacy policies designed to better promote transparency it plans on enforcing this summer.
VMware fixed a critical vulnerability in one of its products this week that could’ve led to a man in a middle attack if exploited by an attacker.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the Badlock bust, encryption legislation, and cryptoworm ransomware. Mike also discusses last week’s Infiltrate Con.