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New Bluetooth Vulnerability

There’s a new unpatched Bluetooth vulnerability: The issue is with a protocol called Cross-Transport Key Derivation (or CTKD, for short). When, say, an iPhone is getting ready to pair up with Bluetooth-powered ...

Interesting Attack on the EMV Smartcard Payment Standard

It’s complicated, but it’s basically a man-in-the-middle attack that involves two smartphones. The first phone reads the actual smartcard, and then forwards the required information to a second phone. That second phone ...
AMaaS identity authentication Stealthbits

Stopping Man-in-the-Middle Attacks With Cryptography

Man-in-the-middle. Man-in-the-browser. IP spoofing. DNS spoofing. They’re all part of the happy family of hacks generally known as Man-in-the-middle attacks, wherein a bad actor secretly relays and possibly alters the communication between ...
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Preventing Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

When it comes to cyber security, sometimes the jargon can feel overwhelming. Ransomware, encryption, man-in-the-middle attacks… The Vaporstream blog has covered ransomware and encryption in the past, so today I wanted to ...
Router malware worse than experts realize

Router malware worse than experts realize

In May, security experts discovered one of the most widespread malware infections in history. Now, they’re warning businesses and consumers that it’s even worse than their first assessment. The VPNFilter malware poses ...