Weekly Threat Briefs

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Researchers disclosed a vulnerability in cable modems using Broadcom chips. The vulnerability, codenamed Cable Haunt, impacts more than 200 million modems in Europe alone. The installed firmware is vulnerable to DNS rebinding attacks. An error in the JSON parsing logic of the code within the firmwar...

Jan 17, 2020
After the U.S. military eliminated Iran's most powerful general, many people are concerned about the consequences following this event. Even though the U.S. and the Middle East have been in similar situations before, this time the battleground changes dramatically. Experts are concerned about a cybe...

Jan 10, 2020
The IoT trend is not slowing down. Each generation of IoT devices is smarter and faster than the last. Many people buy affordable home security cameras to protect their network. Unfortunately, some of those devices lack proper security implementation, and attackers leverage those installed devices t...

Dec 20, 2019
Dridex, the $100 Million Bank Hacking Scheme – The hacker group "Evil Corp." is a group of individuals based in Moscow who stole more than $100 million from banks using malicious software. They used a malware called Dridex which spread through phishing campaigns while using different evasion techniq...

Dec 13, 2019
Holiday Scams –Many people around the world anticipate the deals offered on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. By the end of Cyber Monday, over 9 billion dollars were spent online alone. However, it is not only consumers that look forward to these days, hackers also eagerly anticipate the rush of online...

Dec 06, 2019