Highlights and Updates

Broadcom Chip Flaw Affects Android, iOS Devices

Tuesday, 11th April 2017
A variety of Android handsets are vulnerable to hijacking due to a flaw in a Broadcom Wi-Fi chipset. 

Attackers Exploiting Struts2 Vulnerability to Distribute Cerber Ransomware

Tuesday, 11th April 2017
Attackers are actively exploiting a known flaw in Apache Struts2 to infect servers with Cerber ransomware. 

China's APT10 the Focus of Two Reports

Tuesday, 11th April 2017
Operation Cloud Hopper is believed to be "one of the largest ever sustained global cyber espionage campaigns."

4,000 WordPress sites infected through fake plugin

Monday, 10th April 2017
About 4,000 WordPress websites have been infected with malware that disguises itself as a search engine plugin.

Upgrade to v4.7.3, WordPress users advised

Monday, 10th April 2017
Users of Wordpress are strongly encouraged to upgrade to v4.7.3 immediately, according to an advisory on the site.

Brazilian bank hacked, loses control of its online presense

Monday, 10th April 2017
A Brazilian bank had all of its 36 domains and other online assets seized by hackers who then used the pages to push malware onto the banks customers.

BrickerBot malware kills open IoT devices

Friday, 7th April 2017
A new strain of malware is infecting and permanently damaging unsecured internet of things devices.

Risk of hackers wiping Apple accounts 'near zero'

Friday, 7th April 2017
A security researcher says he has debunked threats made by a group of hackers to wipe 800 million Apple accounts.

IPv6 attacks may be able to bypass network intrusion detection systems

Friday, 7th April 2017
According to a paper published by researchers at NATO, IPv6 attacks may be able to bypass network intrusion detection systems.

Cisco Releases Security Updates

Thursday, 6th April 2017
Cisco has released several updates to address vulnerabilities affecting multiple products.