Category: Vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Take Control of ABB Substation Protection Devices

December 2, 2019

Via: Security Week

A critical vulnerability affecting some Relion protection devices from ABB can be exploited to take control of a device or cause it to become inoperable, the DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned last week. The flaw affects Relion […]


Kaspersky Patches Several Vulnerabilities in Web Protection Features

November 27, 2019

Via: Security Week

Kaspersky has patched several vulnerabilities affecting the web protection features present in its Anti-Virus, Internet Security, Total Security, Free Anti-Virus, Security Cloud, and Small Office Security products. Researcher Wladimir Palant informed Kaspersky in December 2018 that he had found some […]

Phishing, Vulnerabilities

Black Friday Shoppers Targeted By Scams and Fake Domains

November 26, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Black Friday and Cyber Monday-related scams are nothing new — but researchers warn that this year, they are seeing an uptick in scams using more sophisticated methods to lure users to hand over their payment data. Research released Tuesday by […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Google Will Award $1M-Plus to People Who Can Hack Titan M Security Chip

November 22, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Google is willing to award up to $1.5 million to hackers who can successfully hack its Titan M security chip on the company’s Pixel devices as part of an expansion of its Android bug-bounty program unveiled this week. The company […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Popular Apps on Google Play Store Remain Unpatched

November 21, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Check Point researchers found that hundreds of marquee Android mobile apps still contain vulnerabilities that allow remote code-execution even if users update. Most people think if they keep their mobile apps updated to the latest version, they also are patching […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Android camera apps could be hijacked to spy on users

November 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

A vulnerability in the Google Camera app may have allowed attackers to surreptitiously take pictures and record videos even if the phone is locked or the screen is off, Checkmarx researchers have discovered. In addition to this, attackers would have […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows Code Execution Via Malicious MP4 File

November 18, 2019

Via: Security Week

A security vulnerability in WhatsApp that was made public last week could be abused to execute arbitrary code remotely on affected devices. Tracked as CVE-2019-11931, the issue is a stack-based buffer overflow that can be triggered by sending a specially […]

Malware, Vulnerabilities

Magento Warns E-Commerce Sites to Upgrade ASAP to Prevent Attacks

November 13, 2019

Via: Threat Post

The popular e-commerce platform Magento is urging web administrators to install its latest security update in order to defend against malicious attacks in the wild that could exploit a critical remote code-execution vulnerability. While the company didn’t specify what kinds […]

Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Cisco Fixes High-Risk Vulnerabilities in Some Small Business RV Series Routers

November 12, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

A number of Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers series were found to be vulnerable to a couple of attacks, and Cisco was quick to explain what the vulnerabilities were and that the patches were issued. Cisco confirmed that command […]

Malware, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Understanding the Ripple Effect: Large Enterprise Data Breaches Threaten Everyone

November 11, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Big businesses are constantly under attack, and that affects everyone from customers and business partners to parties with national security interests. When successful, the initial compromise is only a means to an end — the real goal is to mount […]