Millions of WIFI devices made vulnerable from Realteks SDK
Realtek is warning of four security vulnerabilities in three software development kits and its accompanying software WiFi modules, which are used in almost 200 IoT devices made by at least 65 vendors.
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Multiple Flaws Affecting Realtek Wi-Fi SDKs Impact Nearly a Million IoT DevicesTaiwanese chip designer Realtek is warning of four security vulnerabilities in three software development kits (SDKs) accompanying its WiFi modules, which are used in almost 200 IoT devices made by at least 65 vendors https://thehackernews.com/2021/08/multiple-flaws-affecting-realtek-wi-fi.html threatpost.com
Talos release protection against zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft MSHTML
Cisco Talos released new SNORT® rules Thursday to protect against the exploitation of a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft MSHTML that the company warns is being actively exploited in the wild.
BladeHawk group: Android espionage against Kurdish ethnic group
ESET researchers have investigated a targeted mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group. This campaign has been active since at least March 2020, distributing (via dedicated Facebook profiles) two Android backdoors known as 888 RAT and SpyNote, disguised as legitimate apps.
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Honey Beez is a retired computer hacker, chess addict, author, and mother. Honey is an American and a New Yorker. She has written several Children’s books and chess books as well as creating an American chess opening called The Bee Defense.
Trip Elix is an author, podcaster and video personality Over the last 30 years, he has worked as a security analyst and privately as a consultant, investigator, forensic technician and a skip tracer. He is the author of three books and gives talks on security and privacy.