Thousands of serial servers connected to the internet aren’t password protected and lack encryption, leaving any data that transfers between them and devices they’re connected to open to snooping, experts warn.
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Hackers took down Apple Safari and Adobe Flash earning $282,500 in prizes on Wednesday, the first day of the annual Pwn2Own hacking challenge in Vancouver.
VMware patched two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in its products this week that if exploited, could lead to the compromise of a user’s client workstation.
A new type of malware that targets Steam accounts has proliferated the gaming service and become a “booming business” for cybercriminals over the last few months.
A New York Times report posits that the popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp may be the next technology company to find itself in the crosshairs of the Department of Justice and its war on crypto.
Threatpost editor Mike Mimoso talks to Chris Valasek, Security Lead, Uber ATC, about the talk he and Charlie Miller gave at RSA, hacking cars, the challenges around getting manufacturers to patch vulnerabilities in vehicles, IoT, and more.
Threatpost Editor Mike Mimoso talks to Synack director of research and well-known OS X hacker Patrick Wardle about the discovery of an OS X malware dropper that likely was developed by the Hacking Team.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including how Amazon is backtracking on encryption when it comes to their devices, a new set of alleged passcode bypasses for iOS, and the new OS X ransomware KeRanger.
Mozilla released a new version of Firefox on Tuesday, fixing 40 vulnerabilities across the browser.
Google updated Chrome on Tuesday, fixing three high severity bugs in the process.