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.
Browsing Tag: Privacy
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.
Spiral Toys has filed a breach notification with the California Attorney General’s office informing them of the CloudPets data breach.
Voice messages from children sent through an internet-connected toy called CloudPets were stolen from an exposed MongoDB database, which has been wiped clean and the data held for ransom.
Cloudflare has fixed an issue where its customer traffic was leaking memory that included sensitive information including authentication cookies, POST data and more.
The way Firefox caches intermediate CA certificates could allow for the fingerprinting of users and the leakage of browsing details, a researcher warns.
RSA 2017 is previewed and last week’s report on iOS apps being vulnerable to interception attacks, macro malware coming to MacOS, and new Uber open source module are discussed.
More than 70 iOS apps are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks where TLS connections can be intercepted and sensitive data stolen.
Credit card data and personal information in the form of recorded telephone sales pitches and sales confirmations were leaked online by telemarketer.