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Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 contest awarded $515K for 32 vulnerabilities to hackers who breached the iPhone 7, iOS 11.1, Samsung Galaxy S8, and Huawei Mate 9 Pro   —  The mobile version of the annual Pwn2Own contest wrapped up today in Tokyo with an unprecedented attack chain leveling the Samsung Galaxy S8.
Nov 3, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Security firm finds some Arris modems, distributed via AT&T U-verse, have firmware vulnerabilities   —  Trivially exploitable vulnerabilities have been discovered in several Arris home modems, routers and gateways distributed to consumers and small businesses through AT&T's U-verse service.
Sep 5, 2017, 3:20 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Mozilla accuses Chinese certificate authority WoSign of back-dating SHA-1 certificates and other violations, proposes no longer trusting WoSign certificates   —  Mozilla has accused a Chinese Certificate Authority of back-dating SHA-1 certificates to get around restrictions barring deprecated certs …
Sep 29, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Chris Brook / Threatpost:
Facebook brings osquery, its open source SQL-powered detection tool for monitoring OS processes and networks, to Windows   —  Facebook successfully ported its SQL-powered detection tool, osquery, to Windows this week, giving users a free and open source method to monitor networks and diagnose problems.
Sep 27, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
St. Jude Medical files suit against MedSec and Muddy Waters, says MedSec made false claims about security of its products and conspired to manipulate stock   —  St. Jude Medical yesterday filed a lawsuit alleging that investment research firm Muddy Waters and healthcare security research company Med Sec …
Sep 8, 2016, 10:45 AMIn context
Tom Spring / Threatpost:
EFF sues US over Digital Millennium Copyright Act clause that restricts tinkering with systems that protect copyrighted materials like films, audio, and code   —  The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Government over a provision within …
Jul 21, 2016, 6:35 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Lenovo tells users to uninstall its Accelerator app, says it's vulnerable to MITM attacks after Duo Labs report on insecure bloatware in top PC vendor laptops   —  Lenovo has waved the white flag on a vulnerable component of its pre-installed software updater and recommends that users uninstall …
Jun 3, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Google rebrands monthly OTA patch release for Nexus devices as Android Security Bulletin, fixes two critical Mediaserver flaws   —  Google Patches More Trouble in Mediaserver  —  Google has re-branded its monthly patch release, bringing a new name and new scope to the newly renamed Android Security Bulletin.
May 3, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Chris Brook / Threatpost:
Researcher: Drupal update process insecure in all versions, enabling code execution and credential theft via man-in-the-middle attacks   —  All Drupal Versions Susceptible to Code Execution, Credential Theft Vulnerabilities  —  A number of issues exist in the content management system Drupal …
Jan 7, 2016, 6:30 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Facebook and security researcher clash over disclosure best practices and compensation over Instagram bug and researcher's further systems probing   —  Facebook, Researcher Spar Over Instagram Vulnerabilities  —  A security researcher is in a bit of a scrum with Facebook over vulnerability disclosures …
Dec 18, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context

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