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Bedside Hotel Robot Hacked to Stream In-Room Video

An unsecured NFC tag opens a door to trivial exploitation of robots inside Japanese hotels.

Posted on 23 October 2019 | 7:18 pm

Fujitsu Wireless Keyboard Plagued By Unpatched Flaws

Two high-severity vulnerabilities in a Fujitsu wireless keyboard expose passwords and allow keystroke injection attacks.

Posted on 23 October 2019 | 6:03 pm

ThreatList: Google’s Advertising Network Dominates Global Data Collection

With DoubleClick, Analytics and AdWords under its belt, Google continues dominating when it comes to global data collection for advertising, a new report found.

Posted on 23 October 2019 | 4:43 pm

Firefox, Chrome Bugs Allow Arbitrary Code-Execution

Multiple critical memory safety bugs in Firefox 69 and Firefox ESR 68.1 in particular affect medium and large government entities and enterprises.

Posted on 23 October 2019 | 2:05 pm

15 Years Later, Metasploit Still Manages to be a Menace

A fresh look at the penetration testing tool Metasploit reveals the 15-year old hacking tool still has some tricks up its sleeves, even against modern defenses.

Posted on 23 October 2019 | 12:00 pm

FTC Cracks Down on Stalkerware With Retina-X App Bans

The FTC has banned the sale of three apps - marketed to monitor children and employees - unless the developers can prove that the apps will be used for legitimate purposes.

Posted on 22 October 2019 | 8:05 pm

Open Redirect Bug in Bridge Theme Plugin Opens Admins to Spearphishing

The Qode Instagram Widget and Qode Twitter Feed both have bugs that could allow redirects to malicious sites.

Posted on 22 October 2019 | 7:44 pm

No ‘Silver Bullet’ Fix for Alexa, Google Smart Speaker Hacks

Karsten Nohl, who was behind this week's research that outlined new eavesdropping hacks for Alexa and Google Home, says that privacy for smart home assistants still has a ways to go.

Posted on 22 October 2019 | 5:13 pm

Magecart 5 Linked to Carbanak Gang

The Magecart splinter group known for supply-chain attacks appears to be tied to advanced threat actors.

Posted on 22 October 2019 | 3:11 pm