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CVE-2018-17144: Bitcoin Core Vulnerability Could Have Crashed the Network

CVE-2018-17144: Bitcoin Core Vulnerability Could Have Crashed the Network

The Bitcoin Core software has been patched to fix a critical vulnerability that could have crashed the network. The changelog and statement released by the development team shows that the problem lies ...
If Exploited, CVE-2018-1149 Peekaboo Flaw Could Hijack CCTV Cameras

If Exploited, CVE-2018-1149 Peekaboo Flaw Could Hijack CCTV Cameras

CVE-2018-1149 is a new stack buffer overflow zero-day vulnerability which endangers IoT video and security camera. Also known as Peekaboo, the zero-day is affecting security cameras and surveillance equipment that use the ...
FragmentSmack (CVE-2018-5391) Old Windows DoS Flaw Returns

FragmentSmack (CVE-2018-5391) Old Windows DoS Flaw Returns

A denial-of-service vulnerability typical for older versions of Windows has resurfaced in the operating system. The security flaw has been dubbed FragmentSmack (identical to SegmentSmack in Linux) and has been given the ...
How to crash and restart an iPhone with a CSS-based web attack

How to crash and restart an iPhone with a CSS-based web attack

A security researcher has revealed a method of crashing and restarting iPhones and iPads, with just a few lines of code that could be added to any webpage. Sabri Haddouche tweeted a ...
2 Billion Bluetooth Devices Still Affected by the Blueborne Vulnerability

2 Billion Bluetooth Devices Still Affected by the Blueborne Vulnerability

Following last year’s disclosure of the BlueBorne vulnerability security experts note that about 2 billion Bluetooth devices are still affected by it. BlueBorne is a collection of bugs that allow the hackers ...
CVE-2018-3655 Vulnerability Enables Disclosure of Intel ME Encryption Keys

CVE-2018-3655 Vulnerability Enables Disclosure of Intel ME Encryption Keys

Another day, another vulnerability. Intel has just released firmware updates for a vulnerability (CVE-2018-3655) in the Intel Converged Security and Manageability Engine (CSME). The security flaw enables threat actors to recover, modify, ...
Cold Boot Attack from 2008 Still Affects PCs and Macs

Cold Boot Attack from 2008 Still Affects PCs and Macs

Computer criminals are constantly looking our for ways to infect computer systems at large. A recent security audit has revealed that hackers are using a 2008 cold boot attack which is still ...

VERT Threat Alert: September 2018 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s September 2018 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-796 on Wednesday, September 12th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2018-8440 ...
Fallout EK Spreads GandCrab, Leverages CVE-2018-4878, CVE-2018-8174

Fallout EK Spreads GandCrab, Leverages CVE-2018-4878, CVE-2018-8174

New security reports have landed indicating that the infamous GandCrab ransomware is currently being distributed by a new exploit kit known as Fallout. The Fallout EK is pushing the ransomware alongside downloader ...
Tesla Encouraging “Good Faith” Security Research in Bug Bounty Program

Tesla Encouraging “Good Faith” Security Research in Bug Bounty Program

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla is encouraging what it calls “good faith” security research in its bug bounty program. In its vulnerability disclosure program, Tesla says it welcomes “the community to participate in ...
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