There is a serious vulnerability in several Cisco wireless routers that could give an attacker root level access. The bug is the result of a backdoor in the routers that was set up as a test interface, and Cisco does not yet have patches available to fix it.
Target reported attackers not only stole credit and debit card information, but also names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and email addresses impacting another 70 million individuals.
The attackers behind the Target data breach likely had broad network access, and used memory scraping malware such as RAM scrapers to steal payment card data.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the news of the weird in the security industry since the holidays, including the latest revelations about the Target data breach and the decision by some speakers to boycott the RSA Conference because of the NSA revelations.
As expected, Oracle and Adobe will release critical patches alongside Microsoft on Tuesday to kick off the year’s inaugural Patch Tuesday batch of security updates.
In the weeks and months leading up to 9/11, the National Security Agency had been working on a new information-gathering and analysis system known as THINTHREAD, a system that was built in-house and was meant to replace the uncountable number of stand-alone collection systems and attendant databases the agency had. Its architects believed it had[...]
iOS mobile banking applications are vulnerable to a number of vulnerabilities that put banking and financial transactions at risk.
CREDO Mobile, the company thought to be at the center of a suit challenging the legality of National Security Letters, published the mobile industry’s first transparency report.
Microsoft announced Thursday that it plans to release four bulletins next week as part of the year’s first batch of Patch Tuesday security updates, none of which are rated critical.
A security tutorial demonstrating how to enable important security and privacy settings on Twitter.