Security tools that proxy and inspect HTTPS traffic create a blindspot for network administrators trying to determine whether communication between clients and servers is secure.
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WhatsApp and Telegram patched vulnerabilities in the last week that could have let an attacker take over a user’s account.
Researchers said last week they came across a malicious function that was snuck into a module in Magento in order to steal credit card information.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including a rash of new IP camera backdoors, James Comey’s talk at Boston College, hacking back vs. active defense, and the DOJ dropping one of its Playpen cases.
A U.S. senator from Florida sent Spiral Toys CEO Mark Meyers a letter demanding answers about the recent CloudPets breach.
FBI Director James Comey revived old rhetoric on strong encryption during a keynote at the Boston Conference on Cyber Security. He did not address the leak of CIA hacking tools or Russia during his talk.
Western Digital NAS owners were warned of critical flaws in the company’s My Cloud line of hardware that opened up data stored on those devices to attack.
Prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice dropped their case against a suspect who visited the dark web site child pornography site Playpen.
The news of the week is recapped, including the fallout around CloudBleed, the CloudPets breach, and a Slack token bug. The life of Howard Schmidt is also remembered.