Credential theft of an SMB

Credential Theft Threats Facing SMBs

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Credential Theft Threats Facing SMBs

Data and credential theft have become an increasingly prevalent concern for SMBs as more attackers choose to target them. It’s common to hear about large scale hacks, such as Target, Yahoo, or Equifax, but far less frequently reported are attacks …

Samsung Keyboards Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Exploit

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Samsung Keyboards Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Exploit

During a presentation at BlackHat London in early June, a major vulnerability in software that comes bundled with Samsung phones was unveiled. The bug, uncovered by NowSecure researcher Ryan Welton, lets intruders hijack software updates for Swiftkey, the device’s default ...

Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

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Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

In a recent discovery by French researchers in conjunction with Microsoft Research, the SSL/TLS protocols used to encrypt connections between browsers and website servers were found to be vulnerable on a variety of commonly used operating systems and browsers, including …

POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

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POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

Earlier this month a newly discovered flaw was discovered by Google researchers that exploits an outdated encryption protocol, Secure Sockets Layer version 3 (SSLv3). SSLv3 protects secure web links and safeguards connections your browser makes to financial institutions, email providers …

Vulnerability found in an IoT thermostat

Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

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Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

  Can’t say we are all that surprised with yet another security vulnerability on an Internet of Things (IoT) device. Heatmiser, a UK manufacturer of digital thermostats, has issued a warning to its customers regarding its Wi-Fi enabled thermostats running …

Hacking Made Easy? Traffic Infrastructure The Latest In A Growing Trend Of Vulnerabilities In Open, Unsecure Networks

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Hacking Made Easy? Traffic Infrastructure The Latest In A Growing Trend Of Vulnerabilities In Open, Unsecure Networks

Red Light, Green Light is not just an innocent child’s game anymore. According to a team of researchers at the University of Michigan, it is possible to actually hack into traffic infrastructure to disrupt the flow of traffic and cause …

Your Car May Be The Latest Target For Hackers As Vulnerabilities In Wireless Key Fobs Are Detected

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Your Car May Be The Latest Target For Hackers As Vulnerabilities In Wireless Key Fobs Are Detected

Gone are the days where a shattered window was the only telltale sign of a car break-in. At the Black Hat conference last month, Silvio Cesare, an Australian researcher, revealed a technique demonstrating how to spoof the signal from a …

Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Built On An Android Operating System An Oxymoron?

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Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Built On An Android Operating System An Oxymoron?

What happens when you design a smartphone to specifically place security and privacy in the hands of its users? You get an ultra-secure, attack resistant device right? Not exactly. Researchers on the BlueBox Labs security team discovered a potential vulnerability …