A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. For a daily selection see our twitter feed at #ionCube24. I’m not going to make any snappy and witty remark over this one as I feel the horror everyone must have felt seeing the photos and aftermath. We never hope to have to enact a DR plan, and after being there many years ago when I had to, believe me it is not fun even when prepared:
Over the years we’ve become more and more reliant on PDFs. They are a fantastic file format for many reasons. However in recent years with a focus on how much they can be abused, is it time to either tighten up the format or do something new?
Further wonderful side channel hacking…. Something to keep an eye on with how it develops:
- Intel CPU interconnects can be exploited by malware to leak encryption keys and other info, academic study finds