Security

belkin_wemo_insight

Belkin’s Wemo Insight Smart Plug May Be the Next Big Malware Target

Belkin’s Wemo Insight is still plagued by the same zero-day vulnerabilities that were disclosed a year ago. The product is no longer available for sale, but many people are still using it,...
usb_kill

Student Faces 10 Years In Prison for Using a ‘USB Kill’ Stick

An Indian student faces long-term prison and hefty fines after he destroyed 59 computers in his college. The student used a cheap but effective “USB Kill”, that routes high voltage and burns...
wifi_chip

Vulnerabilities in Broadcom WiFi Drivers Open the Door to Remote Code Execution

Two Broadcom WiFi chipset drivers are vulnerable to validation bypassing and heap buffer overflow. There’s an extensive list of 166 vendors who are possibly affected, extending to thousands of devices and millions...
Heather Paunet at Untangle

Heather Paunet, Untangle – The Biggest Security Threats: Ransomware, Unprotected Networks, and IoT

Heather Paunet is one of the ladies that has worked in the tech industry for a long time, climbing up the ladder and amassing important knowledge on how to stay safe online and what...
Bad Bots make up 20% of web traffic

Distil Networks: Bad Bots Accounted for Over 20% of Web Traffic in 2018

Bad Bots account for 20.4% of web traffic. Over 73% of them are Advanced Persistent bots that can mimic human behavior. Amazon is the leading ISP for originating bad bot traffic. After investigating hundreds...
justdial_telephone

JustDial Unprotected Database Leaks Out The Information of 100 Million Customers

JustDial info-provider has been leaking live account data since mid-2015. Anyone can access PII details of about 100 million customer accounts, and those that are being added. The company has not secured...
wipro offices

Wipro IT Outsourcing Company Admits Breach Following Media Pressure

Wipro admits IT systems breach, claims that phishing actors compromised a few of their employee accounts. Different sources, however, report that the incident is far more severe and that the attackers had...
scranos_rootkit

Scranos Rootkit-Enabled Spyware Breakes Out Across the World

Scranos has broken free from China and is already actively infecting machines from all around the globe. This powerful malware combines many components that are dedicated to different roles. Scranos is...
hawkeye

HawkEye Reborn Malware Kit Hits Organizations Hard

There’s a surge in the use of automated information exfiltration kits like HawkEye lately. The tools are harder to detect, analyze, and stop, as they have been developed with care for years...
vsdc_website_trojan

Website of the VSDC Free Video Editor Compromised to Push Trojans

VSDC’s website was compromised by malicious actors who swapped the download links to push trojans. The two trojans targeted banking information of users, and are considered particularly powerful. At least 600...

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