A coder that goes by the online handle "Hephaestos" has shared with the world a Python script that, when put on an USB thumb drive, turns the device in an effective kill switch for the computer in which it's plugged in.
Barracuda Networks has issued a security update that patches critical flaws in the firmware of its Web Filter appliances, which could lead to an attacker successfully performing a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack without the client knowing it.
A critical vulnerability in version 1.3 of the RealTek software development kit (SDK) has opened hole in D-Link and Trendnet Wi-Fi routers - and possibly many others, as well - which can be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code on the devices.
A security researcher has demonstrated that it's possible to implant yourself with a NFC chip that will not be detected by body scanners at airports or other high-security locations, and which could be used to compromise devices inside a guarded perimeter.
Engage Black introduced the BlackVault CYNR security appliance at RSA Conference 2015.
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