It was just reported by Ars Tecchnica that there is a massive router hack that affected 45,000 routers. The hackers used the EthernalBlue (a NSA tool) to hack the routers. The attack target routers UPnP (universal plug and play). I suggest that everyone should turn off UPnP unless you really need it. I you think … Continue reading Mass Router Hack
Google play store is full of fake apps and its getting a lot of downloads. It seems to me that these games may appeal to kids. Please exercise caution when downloading apps or when your kids play with your phone.
Chili's reported that malware had breached its payment system and stolen credit card and debt card information. Breach happened between March to April 2018. Incident disclosure from Chili's
Not all VPN service providers are created equal. There are a few that were found recently to have IP leak and other issues. A researcher has put together a list of VPN that he tested here (list is incomplete due to limited funds). His article can be found here. Personally I use ProXPN, Tunnel Bear, … Continue reading VPN
New variant of the FakeBank have been found active in South Korea. FakeBank will superimpose a fake login in screen on top of your banking app and the new variant will also intercept out going calls to your bank and routed to scammers. Scammers can also all you and make it look like its your … Continue reading FakeBank
Lenovo have found a backdoor in the firmware of RackSwitch and BladeCenter networking switches. The backdoor was apparently added back in 2004 by Nortel. The switch firmware at the time was maintained by Nortel hence Lenovo place the blame there. The name of the backdoor is "HP backdoor" Lenovo have released a update to the … Continue reading Lenovo Network Switch Backdoor
WPA2 has long been a good security for WiFi access points, but a security has just been reveled. This issue affects all WiFi of course. I am sure that major companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft will be issuing patches soon. At the interim if possible you should connect your computer to your router/switch … Continue reading WPA2 Problem
Interesting article from BleepingComputer web site: Watch Someone Buy a Laptop for $1 Thanks to a Severe POS Vulnerability