Although these methods exploit a covert timing channel in the CPU cache, the new attack devised by Ben-Gurion researchers targets a cache-based side-channel in modern web browsers.This string search is followed by a request for a CSS element that requires DNS resolution from the malicious server.
Researchers from the University of Illinois, Chicago said in a new paper that most browsers cache the images in a location that’s separate from the ones used to store site data, browsing history, and cookies.
In the paper Stealing Keys from PCs using a Radio: Cheap Electromagnetic Attacks on Windowed Exponentiation (PDF), the researchers explain how they determine decryption keys for mathematically-secure cryptographic schemes by capturing information about secret values inside the computation taking place in the computer.
IDC 2020 predictions show that enterprises will prepare for the digitized economy by accelerating investments in key technologies and new operating models to become hyper speed, hyperscaled, and hyperconnected organizations.
I found a vulnerability in the popular Shazam application that allowed an attacker to steal the precise location of a user simply by clicking a link!
Right now, a growing chorus is demanding we use facial recognition, cellphone tower data, and every manner of invasive surveillance to punish the mob.Rather than responding to these attacks with a new mandate for expanded policing powers, we need to expand our civilian oversight.
Apex Laboratory, which provides blood work at home for patients in New York City, Long Island and South Florida, has been hit with a ransomware attack that also resulted in patient data being stolen.
T-Mobile has confirmed to Android Police it has shut down a data breach operation that may have harvested a small group of customers' phone numbers, number of lines per account, and call diagnostic metrics.
Wilfully introducing a potential vulnerability into encrypted messaging programs used by billions of people is also “an act of recklessness”, given the high probability that national actors or PSOAs will find and exploit weaknesses.
On Monday, the US national security council said it was working closely with the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (Cisa) “to coordinate a swift and effective whole-of-government recovery and response to the recent compromise.”.
The group responsible for the attack, Black Shadow, had said that if the requested sum of 50 bitcoins ($950,000) was transferred into its account by Friday morning it would not publish or sell the information.
Earlier this year, Apple patched one of the most breathtaking iPhone vulnerabilities ever: a memory corruption bug in the iOS kernel that gave attackers remote access to the entire device—over Wi-Fi, with no user interaction required at all.
The key fob for the Model X key uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to interface with a smartphone app to allow for keyless entry, which is where the vulnerabilities lie, researchers said in a press release published online about the hack.
It’s a common experience: I talk to people developing safety-critical embedded systems, be it cars or medical devices, and, while clearly serious about product safety, they show little interest in security.
In a new blogpost on Microsoft’s blog, Alex Weinert – Director of Identity Security – has urged users to stop using SMS and call based multi-factor authentication.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
Bumble fumble: An API bug exposed personal information of users like political leanings, astrological signs, education, and even height and weight, and their distance away in miles.
The email, titled "Regarding Zoom Conference call," claims that the attacker exploited a zero-day vulnerability to access the victim's private data.
The ICO’s investigation found that there were failures by Marriott to put appropriate technical or organisational measures in place to protect the personal data being processed on its systems, as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
An attacker who has phished your friend’s Whatsapp account may trigger an OTP for your number to your phone, and may message you asking for it.
By extensively reverse-engineering both the remote’s firmware and the corresponding software it communicates with on the set-top box, we were able to find a vulnerability in the way the remote handled incoming RF packets.
“Few people think of their television remote controls as ‘connected devices,’ fewer still would guess that they can be vulnerable to attackers, and almost no one would imagine that they can jeopardize their privacy,” said researchers with Guardicore, in a Wednesday post.
Once the device connects to a home network, this ad hoc SSID required to configure the coffee maker and initiate any updates is no longer available.
Bing is the search engine owned by Microsoft and data related to the mobile app for iOS and Android has been found in an open server.Nearly 100 million records had been collected by bad-actors by the time a second Meow attack hit the server on September 14.
Discovered originally by Australian security researcher Chris Moberly, the vulnerability resides in the SSDP engine of the browser that can be exploited by an attacker to target Android smartphones connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the attacker, with Firefox app installed.
FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Attivo Networks®, an award-winning leader in cyber deception and attacker lateral movement threat detection, today announced the results of a new research report conducted with Kevin Fiscus of Deceptive Defense, Inc., “Cyber Deception Reduces Breach Costs & Increases SOC Efficiency.” The paper identifies the direct and measurable financial and productivity benefits of deception technology for organizations of all types and sizes.
ShareTweet Consumer credit reporting agency Experian has suffered a data breach at their South African branch.
Court finds UK police use of facial recognition technology breaches privacy rights, data protection laws and equality laws.XCSSET is another new malware discovered by Trend Micro targets Mac devices and the developers that use them.