An extremely well attended talk by Hugo Teso, a security consultant at n.runs AG in Germany, about the completely realistic scenario of plane hijacking via a simple Android app has galvanized the crowd attending the Hack In The Box Conference in Amsterdam today.
Cloud hosting and cloud storage is all the rage, but there are still some common pitfalls that many organizations overlook.
Instead of improving it, an implementation issue has left a "limited" number of Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE releases with a weaker password hashing algorithm, making new passwords more susceptible to brute-force attacks, Cisco warns in a recently released advisory.
Tired of waiting for Samsung to fix a string of critical flaws in their smartphones running Android, Italian security researcher Roberto Paleari has decided to inform the public about the seriousness of the matter and maybe make the company pick up the pace.
Making good on their promise, Security Exploration has published technical details about a Java issue that they consider to be a security vulnerability, but Oracle has categorized as demonstrating "allowed behavior".
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