BlueBorne Able to Affect Amazon Echo and Google Home

  Approximately two and a half months ago Armis, an Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity research company, disclosed BlueBorne – Bluetooth implementation vulnerabilities that affected Windows, Android, Linux, and iOS devices. These Bluetooth vulnerabilities ultimately allow an attacker to┬áremotely execute code, obtain sensitive information, or Continue Reading

Vulnerable BlackBerry Workspaces Server API

BlackBerry Workspaces Server is a system designed for system administrators to manage workspaces, devices, and users. A recent vulnerability with this service involves taking advantage of an Application Programming Interface (API) with the service. An API is a set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools Continue Reading

Optionsbleed: Heartbleed’s Less Threatening Cousin

Heartbleed is a vulnerability with a feature in OpenSSL, a software application used to establish secure communications over computer networks, known as heartbeat in 2014. This vulnerability affected the Transport Layer Socket (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) in OpenSSL version 1.0.1. This vulnerability Continue Reading

Microsoft .NET and Android Toast Vulnerabilities Patched

Microsoft and Android have recently pushed out updates during this month’s Patch Tuesday for their known vulnerabilities on September 12 and September 5, respectively. Both of these operating system (OS) platforms patched around 80 of these known vulnerabilities. Among the vulnerabilities both OS’ patched were Continue Reading