Cybersecurity

New SIM Card Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Phone With SMS

SimJacker is 0-day vulnerability under active attack according to this article: Dubbed “SimJacker,” the vulnerability resides in a particular piece of software, called the S@T Browser (a dynamic SIM toolkit), embedded on most SIM cards. New SIM Card Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Any Phone Just By Sending SMS https://thehackernews.com/2019/09/simjacker-mobile-hacking.html Huge security issue claims need some

Cyber security news September 2019

This posting is here to collect cyber security news in September 2019. I post links to security vulnerability news to comments of this article. If you are interested in cyber security trends, read my Cyber security trends 2019 posting. You are also free to post related links.    

Cyber security news August 2019

This posting is here to collect cyber security news in August 2019. I post links to security vulnerability news to comments of this article. If you are interested in cyber security trends, read my Cyber security trends 2019 posting. You are also free to post related links.  

Data breaches are becoming expensive

It seems that summer 2019 is when data breaches start to finally cost some real money to companies with bad security practices on both sides of Atlantic ocean: FTC hits Equifax with fine of up to $700M for 2017 data breach https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/22/equifax-fine-ftc/?tpcc=ECFB2019 Marriott to face $123 million fine by UK authorities over data breach https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/09/marriott-data-breach-uk-fine/

Cyber security news in July 2019

This posting is here to collect cyber security news in July 2019. I post links to security vulnerability news to comments of this article. If you are interested in cyber security trends, read my Cyber security trends 2019 posting. You are also free to post related links.  

Linux TCP SACK and PTP vulnerabilities

Linux PCs, Servers, Gadgets Can Be Crashed by ‘Ping of Death’ Network Packets writes that it is possible to crash and slow-down network-facing Linux servers, PCs, smartphones and tablets, and gadgets, by sending them a series of maliciously crafted packets. Netflix has published a security paper with many details. There are four vulnerabilities, three of