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​A Flaw in Google’s Bug Tracker Exposed Private Security Vulnerability Reports

2018-08-15T20:41:02-06:00November 6th, 2017|Tags: , , |

The bug allowed the researcher to see the most sensitive vulnerabilities in Google's services. However the bug was patched within an hour of learning about the exploit. Google has an internal platform called Google Issue Tracker that tracks a list [...]

Malware Using Security Camera & Infared Light to Steal Information

2018-08-15T20:41:05-06:00October 13th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Organizations use to protect their internal networks from Internet attacks by using firewalls, intrusion detection systems(IDSs) and intrusion prevention systems (IPSs). For a higher degree of protection, so-called ‘air-gap‘ isolation is used. Once the malware deployed attackers try to establish [...]

Beware: Fake and Vulnerable WordPress Plugins

2018-08-15T20:41:09-06:00October 5th, 2017|Tags: , , |

A fake Wordpress plugin containing a backdoor and three zero-day vulnerabilities—all affecting the high-profile blogging platform WordPress—were recently discovered.  The three plugins with zero-day vulnerabilities which were exploited are Appointments, Flickr Gallery, and RegistrationMagic-Custom Registration Forms. The fake plugin which contains backdoor is [...]