DevOps, Security, Cryptography

InfoSec Week 48, 2018

Sennheiser's HeadSetup software is installing a root certificate into the OS Trusted CA Certificate store. They have also put a private key on a device, the same one for all users, which allows any user to perform a man-in-the-middle SSL attacks against SSL communication.

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InfoSec Week 47, 2018

The German government-issued identity card (nPA) SDK had a critical security vulnerability allowing an attacker to impersonate arbitrary users against affected web applications.

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InfoSec Week 46, 2018

Researchers at the University of California have found that GPUs are vulnerable to side-channel attacks and demonstrated multiple types of attacks. After reverse engineering Nvidia GPU, researchers were able to steal rendered password box from a browser, sniffed other browser related data and also settings from the neural network computations on a GPU in the data center.

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InfoSec Week 45, 2018

A default VirtualBox virtual network device has a vulnerability allowing an attacker with root privilege to escape guest OS, execute commands in ring3 on a host. All operating systems affected.

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InfoSec Week 44, 2018

The US federal prosecutors say that Chinese spies hacked dozen firms to steal aviation engineering secrets for the Chinese aerospace company.

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InfoSec Week 43, 2018

A zero-day vulnerability in the jQuery File Upload plugin is actively exploited for at least three years. Patch now!

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InfoSec Week 42, 2018

The Czech Security Intelligence Service (BIS) shuts down Hezbollah servers in the Hezbollah hacking operation. Hackers used female Facebook profiles to trick victims into installing spyware.

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InfoSec Week 41, 2018

Memory corruption bug in WhatsApp's non-WebRTC video conferencing implementation can screw you. Just answering a call from an attacker could completely compromise WhatsApp.

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