Smart Home devices vulnerable to remote attacks due to weak credentials

[ FEB 27, 2019 ] Smart Home devices such as smart TVs, security cameras, gaming consoles, baby monitors, etc are vulnerable to cyber attacks. These devices are vulnerable to attacks due to outdated software, unpatched security flaws, and weak credentials. Avast scanned more than 16 million devices worldwide and published the findings in its report.... Continue Reading →

Many computers are vulnerable to hacking through common plug-in devices

[ FEB 27, 2019 ] Attackers can compromise an unattended machine in a matter of seconds through devices such as chargers and docking stations. Vulnerabilities were found in computers with Thunderbolt ports running Windows, macOS, Linux and FreeBSD. Many modern laptops and an increasing number of desktops are susceptible. The researchers, from the University of... Continue Reading →

Microsoft publishes security alert on IIS bug that causes 100% CPU usage spikes

[ FEB 22, 2019 ] The Microsoft Security Response Center published yesterday a security advisory about a denial of service (DOS) issue impacting IIS (Internet Information Services), Microsoft's web server technology. According to Microsoft, IIS servers shipped with Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 are impacted by a vulnerability when processing HTTP/2 requests. HTTP/2 is... Continue Reading →

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