Category: Wireless security

Mobile, Wireless security

New Strain of Android Malware Found on Third-Party App Store

May 3, 2019

Via: Security Week

Researchers at Zscaler have reported on one of these third-party app stores: Smart Content Store, available via sexy.smartcontentstore[.]com and games.smartcontentstore[.]com, and offering new and updated apps. But Smart Content Store doesn’t deliver standard Android apps — it always delivers an […]

Mobile, Network security, Wireless security

5G brings great opportunities but requires a network transformation

May 1, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Telecom operators are overwhelmingly optimistic about the 5G business outlook and are moving forward aggressively with deployment plans. Twelve percent of operators expect to roll out 5G services in 2019, and an additional 86 percent expect to be delivering 5G […]

Mobile, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Cisco Patches Critical Flaw In ASR 9000 Routers

April 18, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Cisco has rushed out patches for a critical vulnerability in its ASR 9000 routers that could give remote, unauthenticated attackers access to the devices – as well as the power to launch denial-of-service (DoS) attacks against them. The flaw is […]

Mobile, Network security, Wireless security

WPA3 design flaws affect security of new Wi-Fi standard

April 11, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Researchers have discovered a number of design flaws affecting the security of the recently introduced WPA3 data transmission protocol. Collectively dubbed Dragonblood (because they affect WPA3’s Dragonfly handshake), they can be exploited to mount a DoS attack against a vulnerable […]

Wireless security

Verizon Patches Trio of Vulnerabilities in Home Router

April 10, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Verizon has patched a trio of vulnerabilities in a router commonly used by millions of customers of the company’s Fios bundled Internet access, phone and TV service. The flaws, in Verizon’s Quantum Gateway routers, if exploited, could give attackers complete […]

Wireless security

Consumer routers targeted by DNS hijacking attackers

April 5, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Owners of a slew of D-Link, ARGtek, DSLink, Secutech, TOTOLINK and Cisco consumer routers are urged to update their device’s firmware, lest they fall prey to ongoing DNS hijacking campaigns and device hijacking attacks. Targeted Cisco routers The Cisco routers […]

Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Cisco Releases Flood of Patches for IOS XE, But Leaves Some Routers Open to Attack

March 28, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Cisco Systems issued 27 patches Wednesday tied to vulnerabilities in its IOS XE operating system and warned customers that two small business routers (RV320 and RV325) are vulnerable to attack and that no patches are available for either. A total […]

Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Cisco Fixes Critical Flaw in Wireless VPN, Firewall Routers

February 28, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Cisco is urging customers to update their wireless VPN and firewall routers, after patching a critical vulnerability that could allow unauthenticated, remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-1663, has a CVSS score of 9.8 and impacts the Cisco […]

Network security, Wireless security

Intel releases new end-to-end solution for 5G

February 25, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Intel announced the Intel FPGA Programmable Acceleration Card N3000 (Intel FPGA PAC N3000), designed for service providers to enable 5G next-generation core and virtualized radio access network solutions. The Intel FPGA PAC N3000 accelerates many virtualized workloads, ranging from 5G […]

Network security, Wireless security

Is 5G Technology a Blessing or a Curse for Security? Depends Who You Ask

December 27, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

5G is just around the corner. With its blazing fast speeds and lower latency, the way we use technology is bound to change forever and in every way. As these fascinating developments unfold, security will have to undergo significant changes […]