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Category: Vulnerabilities


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Belgian security researcher hacks Tesla with Raspberry Pi

November 24, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Electric automaker Tesla has rolled out an over-the-air patch for its Model X vehicles after being informed of a serious vulnerability in its keyless entry system, identified by Belgian academics, which could have enabled criminals to circumvent the $100,000 (£82,000/€83,500) […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Patched in Drupal

November 19, 2020

Via: Security Week

The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-13671, has been classified as critical, but it’s worth mentioning that Drupal uses the NIST Common Misuse Scoring System, which assigns vulnerabilities a score ranging between 0 and 25, with “critical” being only the second highest […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Large-scale campaign targets vulnerable Epsilon Framework WordPress themes

November 18, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Experts at the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team uncovered a large-scale wave of attacks targeting reported Function Injection vulnerabilities in themes using the Epsilon Framework. Below a list of themes and related versions that are vulnerable to the above attacks: Shapely […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

16 hardware and software platforms hacked in minutes. A contest or business reality?

November 17, 2020

Via: Panda Security

To date in 2020, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) has reported 837 security breaches affecting personal data, which is 201 more than those reported in the same period last year. Yet one in three of these are still without […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

246869 Windows systems are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep flaw

November 17, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Over a year ago Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for May 2019 addressed nearly 80 vulnerabilities, including the BlueKeep flaw. The issue is a remote code execution flaw in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) that can be exploited by an unauthenticated attacker […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Google addresses two new Chrome zero-day flaws

November 12, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Google has addressed two zero-day vulnerabilities, actively exploited in the wild, with the release of Chrome version 86.0.4240.198. The IT giant has fixed a total of five Chrome zero-day vulnerabilities in only three weeks. Both zero-day flaws, tracked as CVE-2020-16013 […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Releases Windows Security Updates For Critical Flaws

November 11, 2020

Via: The Hacker News

Microsoft formally released fixes for 112 newly discovered security vulnerabilities as part of its November 2020 Patch Tuesday, including an actively exploited zero-day flaw disclosed by Google’s security team last week. The rollout addresses flaws, 17 of which are rated […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities Exploited at Chinese Hacking Contest Patched in Firefox, Chrome

November 11, 2020

Via: Security Week

The Firefox vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-26950, has been described as an issue related to write side effects in MCallGetProperty opcode not being accounted for. “In certain circumstances, the MCallGetProperty opcode can be emitted with unmet assumptions resulting in an exploitable […]


Access control, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Stealing and Selling VoIP Access

November 9, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Check Point Research has uncovered a large and likely profitable business model that involves hackers attacking and gaining control of certain VoIP services, which enables them to make phone calls through a company’s compromised system. During the first half of […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Are retail CIOs ready for the ecommerce holiday explosion?

November 6, 2020

Via: CIO

At leading online jewelry retailer Blue Nile, IT staffers have prepared for months to tackle what experts predict will be a holiday season like no other, in order to make sure their customers enjoy the sparkling shopping experience they expect. […]