Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including a critical flaw patched by OpenSSH, the curious tale behind a Silverlight zero day, and how to turn a hacked webcam into a backdoor.
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Researchers have uncovered yet another issue – and potential backdoor – in Advantech’s beleaguered EKI-1322 serial device server.
According to a recent survey, 86 percent of health apps had at least two critical vulnerabilities and 55 percent of health app users expected their apps to be hacked in the next six months.
Cisco patched two critical vulnerabilities that could lead to complete compromise of any devices running its software, and a hardcoded password issue.
Microsoft only released nine bulletins for its first Patch Tuesday of 2016, but six of them are marked critical and seven can lead to remote code execution.
Researchers have uncovered a new RAT that can evade sandbox analysis, is adept at carrying out espionage, and is being used in targeted threat operations.
European authorities dismantled a cybercrime ring last week responsible for a series of ATM attacks that ultimately led to “substantial [financial] losses across Europe.”
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news: How the Dutch are opening encryption with open arms, the end of support for IE 8, 9, and 10, and the latest bounty offered up by Zerodium.
Roughly 320,000 Time Warner Cable customers are being urged to change their email passwords this week after the company announced Wednesday that hackers may have gained access to them.
Developers at WordPress are warning users of the content management system to download and apply the most recent update, pushed yesterday, to address a cross-site scripting vulnerability.