Over 4,000 insecure Elasticsearch servers have been hosting the point-of-sale malware Alina and JackPoS.
Day: September 13, 2017
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
Exploit acquisition vendor Zerodium said Wednesday it will pay up to $1M for an unknown Tor Browser zero day.
Adobe and Microsoft both on Tuesday released patches to plug critical security vulnerabilities in their products. Microsoft’s patch bundles fix close to 80 separate security problems in various versions of its Windows operating system and related software, including two vulnerabilities that already are being exploited in active attacks. Adobe’s new version of its Flash Player software fixes two flaws that malware or attackers could use to seize remote control over vulnerable computers with no help from users.
Digital identity schemes are surely just around the corner – and they’re already in place in India and Estonia. But there are problems to be ironed out
Eight flaws were found in the pumps used to deliver precise doses of drugs – and where a misdose thanks to an attack could be fatal
Lawyers are challenging convictions in which DNA analysis played a part, claiming that a new tool isn’t reliable