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 These devices are vulnerable to attacks due to outdated software, unpatched security flaws, and weak credentials.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 →

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