Researchers Tobias Engel and Karsten Nohl demonstrated serious vulnerabilities in the SS7 protocol for cellular service, putting the privacy of phone calls and users’ location data at risk for intercept.
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Published reports say hackers found a server unprotected by two-factor authentication in order to break in to JPMorgan over the summer and make off with data belonging to 76 million households and seven million businesses.
North Korea’s Internet connectivity resumed last night after a 10-hour outage amid speculation the country was under a U.S.-sponsored DDoS attack in retaliation for the Sony hack.
The wonderful and terrifying thing about the security world is that things never stay calm for long. As soon as you think you have a chance to catch your breath, someone breaks something and it’s time to scramble again. In 2014, those small moments of downtime were hard to come by.
Staples confirmed that it lost close to 1.2 million payment cards in a data breach lasting close to six months and affecting 115 locations in 35 states.
The FBI has officially stated that North Korea is in fact responsible for the recent cyberattack targeting Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Samy Kamkar has a special talent for turning seemingly innocuous things into rather terrifying attack tools. First it was an inexpensive drone that Kamkar turned into a flying hacking platform with his Skyjack research, and now it’s a $20 USB microcontroller that Kamkar has loaded with code that can install a backdoor on a target machine in[…]
Check Point has disclosed few details on a cookie vulnerability in the RomPager webserver running inside 12 million embedded devices. The flaw puts home routers at risk to attack.