Not a jammer, device lets hackers fly drones and lock out original pilot.
Provider Schneider would've had hackers inside 'er
A vulnerability in Schneider Electric's industrial controller management software created a possible mechanism for hackers to plant malicious code on industrial networks.
Making devices secure by design requires more effort than vendors currently allow
At the end of April my home was broken into by a professional who silently and systematically looted my residence of all my portable wealth while I slept.
No phone? No worries
Paypal has patched a boneheaded two factor authentication breach that allowed attackers to switch off the critical account control in minutes by changing a zero to a one.
MacOS, iOS task threading was open to hijack
When Apple shipped its security bug-fixes earlier this week, one patch mostly passed under the radar.
Meth users rock up to Fort Meade with drugs, a shotgun, a revolver and a grenade, according to a court filing.
Nokia on Thursday reported falling quarterly sales and profits for its network gear business, but outperformed rival Ericsson in a weak market thanks to cost cuts after its recent acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. Finland's Nokia said total third-quarter operating profit decreased 18 percent from a year ago to 556 million euros ($606 million), but was buoyed by a one-off patent licensing payment. Group sales dropped 7 percent from a year ago to 5.95 billion euros, including network equipment sales falling 12 percent to 5.32 billion, which compared with a market consensus of 5.39 billion.
Cisco announced on Wednesday that it has released software updates for its Email Security Appliances (ESA) to address a total of nine vulnerabilities, including denial-of-service (DoS) and filter bypass issues.
Eighty-two percent of IT professionals report a shortage of cybersecurity skills at their company. Here are 10 programs spanning all education levels to help you get your start in the field.
A researcher has demonstrated a way for attackers to hijack drones in the air without damaging them.
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Mirai Malware Drove Record-Breaking DDoS AttackThe malware-infected IoT army that disrupted domain name server provider Dyn was composed of, at most, 100,000 devices, the company estimates in an after-action report. But claims that the attacks peaked at 1.2 Tbps remain unconfirmed.
1 day ago Fixing the IOT ProblemSANS Newsbites View Synopsis+1
Consumers are being blamed for not changing passwords and thereby causing last week's massive DDoS attacks.......
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14 minutes ago Japan Targeted in "Blackgear" Espionage CampaignSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
The threat actor behind a cyber espionage campaign that has been known to target users in Taiwan has recently set sights on Japan, according to researchers at Trend Micro.
Fraud losses incurred by banks andmerchants on all credit, debit, and pre-paid general purpose and private label payment cards issued globally hit $21.84 billion (bn) in 2015, with the United States (US) accounting for almost two-fifths (38.7%) of the total at $8.45bn. But by 2020 it could surpass $12bn, were [...]
1 hour ago Office 2013 Gets Macro-Blocking FeatureSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
Microsoft this week announced boosted customer security with a new feature in Office 2013: the ability to block risky macros.
Office 2013 can now also put a stop to users opening documents containing nasty VBA macros.
A threat group believed to be located in Palestine has been targeting users in Palestine and other Middle Eastern countries in a series of unsophisticated attacks whose main goal appears to be espionage.
These might be the stuff of nightmares.
Chris Inglis, former deputy director of the NSA, warns that connected systems mean malicious insiders can now do damage more quickly and more easily than ever.
Mobile networks operator Nokia continued to be hit by a downturn in the industry, reporting a loss in the third quarter and a 12-percent drop in sales that saw the company's share price plunge 7 percent. ...
8 hours ago Hacker's Icarus machine steals drones midflightThe Register View Synopsis+1
Popular RC protocol pwned
PacSec Security researcher Jonathan Andersson has developed a tidy hardware module capable of fully hijacking a variety of popular drones and remote control gear running over the most popular protocol.
'Don't buy rubbish Webcams', carrier tells customers
StarHub in Singapore is the latest large network to get hammered with attacks on its DNS infrastructure - apparently by compromised kit owned by its customers.