Category: Exploits & Attacks

April 19th, 2017 by John

In an interesting turn, Hajime is a vigilante-style project intended to disrupt Mirai and similar IoT botnets.

Posted in Criminal, Exploits & Attacks, IoT

April 19th, 2017 by John

The Shadow Brokers Leaked Exploits Explained | Rapid7 Community and Blog

The Shadow Brokers released nation-state NSA exploits and Rapid7 researchers explain what this means in a concise article, worth a read.

Posted in Criminal, Exploits & Attacks

April 19th, 2017 by John

Posted in Criminal, Exploits & Attacks

April 14th, 2017 by John

Think about it. We’ve been sending spacecraft into orbit and beyond for 50 years. Information security was not a primary concern. Many of these systems are IoT devices, in practice, and they won’t all have strong authentication processes or be updatable, so what is the impact if someone hacks a NASA probe? NASA chief has big concerns.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, IoT

April 14th, 2017 by John

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, IoT

April 4th, 2017 by John

In literally less than 1 week after Apple released iOS 10.3 to remedy 70 vulnerabilities, an overflow bug is discovered by Google Zero team, leading to today’s iOS 10.3.1 patch. Be sure to go to Settings –> General –> Software Update on your iOS device and ensure you have the latest patches.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec