Chandu Gopalakrishnan

'Tortoiseshell' group targets IT companies through supply -chain attacks

'Tortoiseshell' group targets IT companies through supply -chain attacks

'Tortoiseshell', a previously undocumented attack group is using both custom and off-the-shelf malware to target IT providers; BlackHat survey quantifies third-party threat

More than 15,000 webcams globally remain hackable

More than 15,000 webcams globally remain hackable

More than 15,000 private webcams around the world -- many of which are located inside houses -- could be tapped using a simple internet connection

1bn mobile SIMs tapped by 'SimJacker' snooping campaign

1bn mobile SIMs tapped by 'SimJacker' snooping campaign

A private company has been drilling on a vulnerability in mobile SIM cards for the past two years by to help governments snoop on targeted individuals

Intel chip flaw allows researchers to steal encrypted keystrokes

Intel chip flaw allows researchers to steal encrypted keystrokes

Dubbed 'NetCAT', a flaw in Intel chips allows attackers track keystrokes and other kinds of information that goes through vulnerable servers

Automobile marketing network leaves 198 million records exposed

Automobile marketing network leaves 198 million records exposed

An Elastica database belonging to automobile marketer Dealer Leads has left over 198 million records of consumer information exposed

D-Link wireless modems found to leak passwords

D-Link wireless modems found to leak passwords

D-Link DSL-2875AL modem contains password disclosure vulnerability: it is stored in clear text there

281 email scammers nabbed in global regulatory move

281 email scammers nabbed in global regulatory move

US law enforcement and regulatory bodies join multiple global counterparts to arrest 281 scammers, in the biggest offence by scale against business email compromise (BEC) networks

'App is free' does not mean that the user is for sale

'App is free' does not mean that the user is for sale

Data protection rules apply to mobile applications regardless of whether an app is free or paid for, and consent need to use the data needs to be specific and freely given through some form of affirmative act.

Update: xWorks OS vulnerable to Urgent/11 - could lead to a WannaCry-like situation

Update: xWorks OS vulnerable to Urgent/11 - could lead to a WannaCry-like situation

VxWorks operating system vulnerable to Urgent/11, claims that these could lead to a WannaCry-like situation if exploited by malicious actors, suggested extent and impact of problem denied by Wind River.

Millions of Facebook user records, including phone numbers, found online

Millions of Facebook user records, including phone numbers, found online

Unprotected server online held data on Facebook users across the globe, from 133 million records of US users to 50 million from Vietnam