A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. While a quiet week in regards to note worthy news, there has been some interesting, and quite starling ones nevertheless. The first, and quite a nasty shock I imagine:
A few large scale breaches, but this one, both for the risk it poses to those affected, and for what such companies might be using for their own purposes is a little alarming:
If those weren’t chilling enough, what about a serious insider breach like this one?
More to fill the time with:
- Bit-and-Piece DDoS Method Emerges to Torment ISPs Perpetrators are using smaller, bit-and-piece methods to inject junk into legitimate traffic, causing attacks to bypass detection rather than sounding alarms with large, obvious attack spikes.
- Twitter Android Glitch Exposed Private Tweets for Years Twitter has fixed the issue, which has been ongoing since 2014.
Weekly Cyber Security News 25/01/2019