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Mobile security, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Segway miniPRO Flaws Put Riders at Risk of Injury

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

The Ninebot by Segway miniPRO hoverboard-style electric scooter is affected by several vulnerabilities that can be exploited to take control of the device and possibly injure the rider, security consulting firm IOActive warned. The Segway miniPRO is accompanied by a […]


Virus & Malware

Apple iOS Malware Growth Outpaces that of Android

July 19, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

iPhones and other devices running Apple’s iOS have seen a jump in malicious apps attacking them while Android malware infections have remained largely stable, according to a report released today by mobile security company Skycure. Enterprise iOS devices scanned by […]


Vulnerabilities

Adobe Fixes Six Vulnerabilities in Flash, Connect with July Update

July 12, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Adobe fixed six vulnerabilities in two products, one of the company’s smallest security bulletins in recent memory, as part of its regularly scheduled round of updates on Tuesday. Included are fixes for the company’s Flash Player software platform, including a critical vulnerability […]


Vulnerabilities

How Code Vulnerabilities Can Lead to Bad Accidents

July 11, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

When a car manufacturer discovers a faulty part, it is obliged to issue a recall and notify its customers of the damaged product. The problem is that all these cars are already on the road driving around with a recalled […]


Vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities Found in Siemens Building Tech, Smart Grid Products

July 10, 2017

Via: Security Week

Siemens and ICS-CERT published advisories this week to warn organizations of potentially serious vulnerabilities affecting some of the German technology conglomerate’s building controller and smart grid devices. Users of the OZW672 and OZW772 products, designed for remote plant control and […]


Vulnerabilities

How Do I Identify My Application Attack Surface?

July 6, 2017

Via: Security Week

Organizations that want to manage their security risk need to understand how they are exposed. The applications an organization runs make up a tremendous amount of this exposure due to the fact that vulnerabilities in the applications, as well as […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Google Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in Android

July 6, 2017

Via: Security Week

Google on Wednesday announced that a total of 138 vulnerabilities were addressed in the Android platform with the release of this month’s set of security patches. The July 2017 Android Security Bulletin was split in two partial security patch level […]


Mobile security

Medical devices at risk: 5 capabilities that invite danger

July 3, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Medical device cybersecurity is lousy — beyond lousy. Indeed, the word from security experts for most of the past decade (and certainly since those devices increasingly have become connected to the internet) has been that while the physical security of […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Cisco Warns of Serious Flaws in IOS Software

June 30, 2017

Via: Security Week

Cisco has warned users that devices running the company’s IOS or IOS XE software are affected by several high severity vulnerabilities that can be exploited for remote code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. There are a total of nine flaws […]


Spam, Vulnerabilities

Drupal Patches Flaw Exploited in Spam Campaigns

June 22, 2017

Via: Security Week

Drupal security updates released on Wednesday address several vulnerabilities, including one that has been exploited in spam campaigns. The flaw exploited in the wild, patched with the release of Drupal versions 7.56 and 8.3.4, is a moderately critical access bypass […]