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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Cisco patches 318 switch models for 0-day remote exploit from March's WikiLeaks CIA dump   —  Fix neutralizes attack code that was put into the wild in early March.  —  Cisco Systems has patched a critical flaw that even novice hackers could exploit using Central Intelligence Agency attack tools …
May 9, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Flaw in Intel chipsets' remote management allows hijacking using any authentication string; HP, Lenovo, others issue advisories; Intel expects patches this week   —  Patch for severe authentication bypass bug won't be available until next week.  —  A remote hijacking flaw that lurked …
May 6, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Microsoft Word exploit that bypasses Windows safeguards has been sent to millions to push Dridex bank fraud malware   —  Blast could give a boost to Dridex, one of the Internet's worst bank fraud threats.  —  Booby-trapped documents exploiting a critical zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Word …
Apr 11, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Symantec links alleged Vault7 CIA malware to hacking operation that attacked at least 40 targets in 16 countries across the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa   —  WikiLeaks dump identical to operation that has been hacking governments since 2011.  —  Malware that WikiLeaks purports belongs …
Apr 10, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers uncover BrickerBot-powered botnet attacks that are designed to brick poorly secured Linux-based routers and other IoT devices   —  Ongoing “BrickerBot” attacks might be trying to kill devices before they can join a botnet.  —  Researchers have uncovered a rash of ongoing attacks designed …
Apr 7, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Project Zero finds serious Broadcom WiFi chipset flaw in Android and iOS devices; Google released patch on April 5, iOS was patched on April 3 with 10.3.1   —  Broadcom chips allow rogue Wi-Fi signals to execute code of attacker's choosing.  —  A broad array of Android phones are vulnerable …
Apr 6, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Remote exploit, successfully demoed on two fully-updated Samsung smart TV models in Feb., compromises TVs via maliciously-crafted digital video broadcast signal   —  Demo exploit is inexpensive, remote, scalable—and opens door to more advanced hacks.  —  A new attack that uses terrestrial radio signals …
Apr 2, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Chrome to immediately stop recognizing extended validation status of Symantec-issued certs and gradually nullify all currently valid certs of Symantec-owned CAs   —  Chrome to immediately stop recognizing EV status and gradually nullify all certs.  —  In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers …
Mar 24, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
At least 318 Cisco switch products are vulnerable to flaw that was found upon examination of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 files; no patch is currently available   —  Bug relies on telnet protocol used by hardware on internal networks.  —  Cisco Systems said that more than 300 models of switches …
Mar 20, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Hackers at Pwn2Own competition exploit combination of bugs in Microsoft Edge, Windows 10, and VMware Workstation to escape virtual machine and compromise host   —  Hack worked by stitching together three separate exploits.  —  Contestants at this year's Pwn2Own hacking competition in Vancouver …
Mar 19, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context

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