Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news–including how researchers disrupted a campaign using the Angler Exploit Kit, how a researcher was forced to pull a talk from a conference, and how a practical SHA-1 collision could be months away, not years.
Browsing Category: Vulnerabilities
The director of Europe’s top aviation agency warned on Thursday that hackers could infiltrate critical systems in an airplane on the ground.
Adobe said it will release new versions of Acrobat and Reader next week, patching critical vulnerabilities in both products.
Netgear router vulnerabilities, disclosed by two different security outfits, are under active attack.
Amazon announced the release of Inspector, an application-scanning tool for apps running in EC2 instances that looks for compliance levels and vulnerabilities introduced during development.
An adware campaign called Kemoge not only aggressively serves ads to Android devices, but also can open a backdoor and install malicious components leading to remote takeover.
Citing vendor pressure, a researcher pulled a talk at HITB GSEC Singapore on the security of IP-enabled surveillance cameras.
Google’s latest monthly over-the-air update for its Nexus Android devices include patches for the most recent vulnerabilities in Stagefright.
The popular Jetpack WordPress plugin was updated this week in order to patch a critical stored cross-site scripting vulnerability.
Apple pushed out its latest operating system, El Capitan, yesterday, and while it boasts many security fixes, the update fails to address the outstanding vulnerability in Gatekeeper that came to light this week.