World WiFi at risk from KRACK

A team of US researchers have confirmed that an exploit can hack into any WPA-2 wireless network, but details are slim

World WiFi at risk from KRACK

Source: v3.co.uk

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Deloitte Says ‘Very Few’ Clients Hit by Hack

Deloitte said Monday that “very few” of the accounting and consultancy firm’s clients were affected by a hack after a news report said systems of blue-chip clients had been breached.

Deloitte said it immediately contacted government authorities and the affected clients after discovering the hack, which stemmed from a breach in an email platform, the firm said in a statement.

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German elections vulnerable to hacking: ‘cyber-warfare’ say security pros

Chaos Computer Club warned that software being used to tabulate and transmit vote totals in Germany’s upcoming parliamentary elections contains major vulnerabilities; election hacking equals cyber-warfare says security pros

On Thursday last week hackers from the Germany-based Chaos Computer Club warned that software being used to tabulate and transmit vote totals in Germany’s upcoming parliamentary elections contains major vulnerabilities that could threaten the integrity of the outcome and undermine voter confidence. More…

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Could CareFirst Data Breach Case Be Headed to Supreme Court?

Federal Court Grants Health Plan’s Petition to Appeal to High Court

Source: inforisktoday

Could the class action lawsuit filed against CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield after a 2014 cyberattack impacting 1.1 million individuals be the first data breach case headed to the Supreme Court? A recent ruling by a federal court makes that a possibility. Continue reading

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Massive IoT Exploit: More than 1,700 valid Telnet credentials for IoT devices leaked online

Security researchers are warning of the availability online of a list of IoT devices and associated telnet credentials.

The list has been available on Pastebin since June, but last week it was also shared via Twitter by the researcher Ankit Anubhav becoming rapidly viral.

The original list was posted by someone who has previously published a dump of valid log-in credentials and also the source code of a botnet.

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Payment security: What are the biggest challenges?

With cybercrime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help businesses that take card payments protect their payment systems from breaches and theft of cardholder data. The findings from the Verizon 2017 Payment Security Report (2017 PSR) demonstrate a link between organizations being compliant with the standard, and their ability to defend themselves against cyberattacks.

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Researchers figured out how to disable the Intel ME controller on Intel chipsets

Researchers have discovered that Intel Management Engine (Intel ME) 11, a dedicated (and non-optional) microcontroller integrated into all Intel chipsets, can be disabled through a publicly undocumented mode.

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