Larry Loeb
Content posted in January 2020
Cisco: Privacy Efforts Pay Off Directly
Larry Loeb  
1/31/2020   787 comments
Cisco's research has proven that beyond meeting compliance requirements, good privacy is good for business and individuals.
All Your Intel L1 Cache Belongs to CacheOut
Larry Loeb  
1/30/2020   48 comments
Once again, a novel 'speculative execution side-channel' attack has been discovered by researchers.
RDG Gets Fooled by UDP
Larry Loeb  
1/28/2020   38 comments
Security researchers have found that the implementation in Remote Desktop Gateway of string segmentation lays it open to memory corruption vulnerabilities.
Ransomware Costs More in Q4
Larry Loeb  
1/27/2020   71 comments
In Q4 of 2019, the average ransom payment increased by 104% to $84,116, finds Coveware report.
GE Medical Instrumentation on the Critical List
Larry Loeb  
1/24/2020   56 comments
DHS-CISA has issued a security advisory about GE Carescape medical instrumentation that enumerates many vulnerabilities present in them.
EFS Ransomware Slips by AV Products
Larry Loeb  
1/23/2020   6 comments
Inside of Windows is a methodology called Encrypting File System. It works on individual files or folders, rather than at the whole disk level like BitLocker does.
Reusing Code? Inspect It First
Larry Loeb  
1/21/2020   15 comments
Microsoft is doing something concrete about container security with the release of the Microsoft Application Inspector, a cross-platform tool whose primary objective is to identify source code features in a systematic and scalable way.
FireEye Finds Mitigation of CVE-2019-19781 Comes With a Price
Larry Loeb  
1/20/2020   11 comments
One threat actor is taking advantage of the current problems with Citrix ADC/Netscaler for their own advantage.
NSA Schools Microsoft About Crypto
Larry Loeb  
1/16/2020   1 comment
In an unprecedented move, the National Security Agency advised Microsoft about a bug in one of the CryptoAPI libraries used since NT 4.0 days.
Donors to Australia Fire Site Treated as Suckers by Magecart
Larry Loeb  
1/15/2020   12 comments
E-commerce fraud has no morals.
Things Get Intense for Citrix ADC/Gateway
Larry Loeb  
1/14/2020   5 comments
Scans have found that there are almost 10,000 vulnerable Internet-facing hosts in the US, with 2500 in Germany and 2000 in the UK.
Despite Google's Efforts, Bread Isn't Toast
Larry Loeb  
1/13/2020   5 comments
The authors of the Bread malware have proven themselves to be unrelenting in their efforts to avoid being first discovered by and then dumped from Google's Play Store.
Cheap Phone Has Cheap Security
Larry Loeb  
1/9/2020   4 comments
Phone looks a steal a $35 but it comes with free, pre-installed malware!
Researcher Proven Right, but It Took 10 Years
Larry Loeb  
1/7/2020   Post a comment
After a decade of trying, security researcher Thierry Zoller has finally seen the generalized vulnerability he found in some AV products patched.
Why Cisco's DCNM Is in a World of Trouble
Larry Loeb  
1/6/2020   1 comment
Vendor's Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) has racked up three critical authentication bypass vulnerabilities at the top of the list of 12 separate problems that were announced on January 2.
FPGAs Do It Faster Than CPUs
Larry Loeb  
1/3/2020   Post a comment
Researchers' use of a 'Jackhammer' exploit has shown again how one problem can be exploited in many ways, with each iteration of an attack becoming faster and more efficient.
Fortinet Finds Loader Uses Updated Version of Backdoor
Larry Loeb  
1/2/2020   9 comments
Security firm Fortinet has found traces of how the financially motivated FIN7 group manages to keep on delivering the Carbanak backdoor malware.




Latest Articles
Cisco's research has proven that beyond meeting compliance requirements, good privacy is good for business and individuals.
Once again, a novel 'speculative execution side-channel' attack has been discovered by researchers.
Security researchers have found that the implementation in Remote Desktop Gateway of string segmentation lays it open to memory corruption vulnerabilities.
In Q4 of 2019, the average ransom payment increased by 104% to $84,116, finds Coveware report.
DHS-CISA has issued a security advisory about GE Carescape medical instrumentation that enumerates many vulnerabilities present in them.
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