Cisco Takes Another Stab at Patching Recent WebEx Vulnerability

Cisco Takes Another Stab at Patching Recent WebEx Vulnerability

Cisco Systems has released a new patch for a remotely exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability after security researchers found that its previous fix was incomplete. The company first patched the vulnerability, known as ...
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Worm Using Removable Drives to Distribute BLADABINDI Backdoor

Worm Using Removable Drives to Distribute BLADABINDI Backdoor

A newly detected worm is propagating through removable drives to distribute a fileless variant of the BLADABINDI backdoor. In mid-November, researchers at Trend Micro first observed the worm, which the security firm ...
Hackers target critical WordPress plugin flaw to install backdoors and create admin accounts

Hackers target critical WordPress plugin flaw to install backdoors and create admin accounts

A recently discovered vulnerability in a popular WordPress plugin is being actively exploited in attacks by hackers attempting to install backdoors on websites, inject custom code, and grant themselves admin rights. The ...
Guarding Against Backdoors and Malicious Hardware

Guarding Against Backdoors and Malicious Hardware

In a post-Supermicro-scoop world, it’s important for security teams to review the basics on detecting and guarding against hardware backdoors. Malicious software is relatively easy to find, but what if your actual ...
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Backdoor Links 2016 Ukrainian Blackout to Sandworm APT and NotPetya

Backdoor Links 2016 Ukrainian Blackout to Sandworm APT and NotPetya

Analysis of a new backdoor program allowed malware researchers to establish clear links between the cyberattacks that led to power outages in Ukraine in 2015 and 2016 and the NotPetya ransomware outbreak ...
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Chinese Spying, Facebook Shadow Contact Information, iPhone X FaceID Privacy – WB37

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for October 8th 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Chinese Spying, Facebook Shadow Contact Information and iPhone X FaceID Privacy. Silent ...

The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Five Eyes Security Alliance, Google and Your Offline Purchases, Privacy by Default in Firefox

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for September 10, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was ...
The Trickster Hackers – Backdoor Obfuscation and Evasion Techniques

The Trickster Hackers – Backdoor Obfuscation and Evasion Techniques

A backdoor is a method for bypassing the normal authentication or encryption of a system. Sometimes developers construct backdoors to their own programs for various reasons. For example, to provide easy maintenance, ...
Security experts say government regulation is a lousy option – but may still be the best

Security experts say government regulation is a lousy option – but may still be the best

A survey of over 500 security professionals has revealed, rather disconcertingly, that most believe governments should regulate the way social networks handle our data, and even install encryption backdoors to that end ...
Hackers Start Exploiting Recently Found Flaws in GPON Routers

Hackers Start Exploiting Recently Found Flaws in GPON Routers

Hackers have started exploiting two recently disclosed vulnerabilities that potentially affect a large number of internet gateway devices used for residential gigabit-capable passive optical networks (GPON). The vulnerabilities were found by a ...
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