The accumulation of automation and Internet-connected devices in many homes these days has led observers to coin the term smart homes. But as researchers take a closer look at the security of these devices, they’re finding that what these homes really are is naive. The latest batch vulnerabilities to hit home automation equipment are in the Tuxedo Touch[…]
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Chaouki Bekrar, the founder of VUPEN, has announced a new zero-day acquisition firm Zerodium.
There are several critical vulnerabilities in a middleware layer used in Drupal, including both cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery bugs, that can be exploited remotely. The vulnerabilities are in the Open Semantic Framework, which is a third-party project and not part of the Drupal Core. The framework is used to allow “structured data (RDF)[…]
WordPress rolled out a new version of its content management system this morning that addresses a nasty cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that could ultimately lead to site compromise.
UPDATE–As if all of the vulnerabilities in Flash and Windows discovered in the Hacking Team document cache and the 193 bugs Oracle fixed last week weren’t enough for organizations to deal with, HP’s Zero Day Initiative has released four new zero days in Internet Explorer Mobile that can lead to remote code execution on Windows Phones.[…]
A new version of Google Chrome is available, and it contains patches for 43 security vulnerabilities, many of them in the high-risk category. Two of the more serious vulnerabilities fixed in Chrome 44 are a pair of universal cross-site scripting bugs. One of the flaws is in blink, the Web layout engine in Chrome. The[…]
Car hacking is a relatively new phenomenon, but it is evolving at a frighteningly quick pace. While just a year or two ago security researchers were still trying to work out exactly how the internal electronics and communications gear in vehicles works, now a pair of researchers has discovered a method to compromise some Chrysler vehicles remotely[…]
Microsoft released an out-of-band patch Monday that addresses a critical remote flaw with the way Adobe Type Manager Library handles OpenType fonts in all versions of Windows.
As the clock winds down on the comment period for the United States government’s proposed implementation of the Wassenaar Arrangement export controls for intrusion software, Google officials say that the rules would have a “significant negative impact” on security research. The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security has proposed a set of regulations[…]
A slew of routers manufactured in China are fraught with vulnerabilities, some which have existed in products for as long as six years.