Archive for the ‘Access Control’ Category

10 Best Vulnerability Scanning Tools For Penetration Testing

A Vulnerability Scanning Tool is one of the essential tools in IT departments Since vulnerabilities pop up every day and thus leaving a loophole for the organization. The Vulnerability scanning tools help in detecting security loopholes in the application, operating systems, hardware, and network systems. Hackers are actively looking for these loopholes to use them to their […]

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How social media scammers buy time to steal your 2FA codes

Phishing scams that try to trick you into putting your real password into a fake site have been around for decades. As regular Naked Security readers will know, precautions such as using a password manager and turning on two-factor authentication (2FA) can help to protect you against phishing mishaps, because: Password managers associate usernames and […]

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Critical Flaws in Airplanes WiFi Access Point Let Attackers Gain Root Access

Two critical vulnerabilities have been found recently in the wireless LAN devices of Contec. These critical vulnerabilities were discovered by the cybersecurity analysts, Samy Younsi and Thomas Knudsen of Necrum Security Lab. There are two models of the FLEXLAN FXA2000 and FXA3000 series from CONTEC which are primarily used in airplane installations as WiFi access […]

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Twilio Hackers Scarf 10K Okta Credentials in Sprawling Supply Chain Attack

The “0ktapus” cyberattackers set up a well-planned spear-phishing effort that affected at least 130 orgs beyond Twilio and Cloudflare, including Digital Ocean and Mailchimp. The hackers who breached Twilio and Cloudflare earlier in August also infiltrated more than 130 other organizations in the same campaign, vacuuming up nearly 10,000 sets of Okta and two-factor authentication […]

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DUCKTAIL operation targets Facebook’s Business and Ad accounts

Researchers uncovered an ongoing operation, codenamed DUCKTAIL that targets Facebook Business and Ad Accounts. Researchers from WithSecure (formerly F-Secure Business) have discovered an ongoing operation, named DUCKTAIL, that targets individuals and organizations that operate on Facebook’s Business and Ads platform. Experts attribute the campaign to a Vietnamese financially motivated threat actor which is suspected to […]

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Flaws in the ExpressLRS Protocol allow the takeover of drones

The protocol for radio-controlled (RC) drones, named ExpressLRS, is affected by vulnerabilities that can allow device takeover. Researchers warn of vulnerabilities that affect the protocol for radio-controlled (RC) drones, named ExpressLRS, which can be exploited to take over unmanned vehicles. ExpressLRS is a high-performance open-source radio control link that provides a low latency radio control link […]

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How Is Hospital Critical Infrastructure Protected?

Hospitals hold a lot of sensitive data. When they are hacked, patient information is exposed, putting patients at risk because the hackers can use stolen personal information in several identity theft schemes. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been working hard to protect hospitals from cyberattacks, but the fact is that while they do […]

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GhostTouch: how to remotely control touchscreens with EMI

Security researchers devised a technique, dubbed GhostTouch, to remotely control touchscreens using electromagnetic signals. A team of researchers from Zhejiang University and Technical University of Darmstadt devised a technique, dubbed GhostTouch, to remotely control capacitive touchscreens using electromagnetic signals. According to the experts, GhostTouch is the first active contactless attack against capacitive touchscreens. GhostTouch uses electromagnetic interference […]

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DCRat, only $5 for a fully working remote access trojan

Researchers warn of a remote access trojan called DCRat (aka DarkCrystal RAT) that is available for sale on Russian cybercrime forums. Cybersecurity researchers from BlackBerry are warning of a remote access trojan called DCRat (aka DarkCrystal RAT) that is available for sale on Russian cybercrime forums. The DCRat backdoor is very cheap, it appears to […]

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General Access Control Guidance for cloud system

Role Based Access Control in Cloud Computing: Role Based Access Control Using Policy Specification and Ontology on Clouds

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General Access Control Guidance for Cloud Systems

Access Control Management in Cloud Environments

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Flaws in Lenovo laptops allow escalating to admin privileges

The ImControllerService service of Lenovo laptops is affected by a privilege elevation bug that can allow to execute commands with admin privileges. Lenovo laptops, including ThinkPad and Yoga families, are affected by a privilege elevation issues that resides in the ImControllerService service allowing attackers to execute commands with admin privileges. The vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2021-3922 and CVE-2021-3969, […]

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Cybercrime underground flooded with offers for initial access to shipping and logistics orgs

Experts warn of the availability in the cybercrime underground of offers for initial access to networks of players in global supply chains. Researchers from threat intelligence firm Intel 471 published an analysis of current cybercrime underground trends online, warning that initial access brokers are offering credentials or other forms of access to shipping and logistics organizations.  These organizations […]

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Adopting Zero-Trust for API Security

Why Use Zero-Trust for API Security Think of APIs as the new network; interconnected in complex ways and with API interactions happening both within and outside  of the organization. “Public-facing APIs—for example, consumer banking—are usually a key area of focus when it comes to zero-trust,” said Dunne. “This is due to the obvious risk exposure […]

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Fortinet FortiWeb OS Command Injection allows takeover servers remotely

Fortinet addresses a command injection vulnerability that can allow attackers to take complete control of servers running vulnerable FortiWeb WAF installs. An authenticated attacker could execute arbitrary commands as the root user on the underlying system via the SAML server configuration page. Experts pointed out that the flaw could be chained with an authentication bypass flaw that […]

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RockYou2021: largest password compilation of all time leaked online with 8.4 billion entries

What seems to be the largest password collection of all time has been leaked on a popular hacker forum. A forum user posted a massive 100GB TXT file that contains 8.4 billion entries of passwords, which have presumably been combined from previous data leaks and breaches.  According to the post author, all passwords included in […]

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THE FULL STORY OF THE 2011 RSA HACK CAN FINALLY BE TOLD

THE FULL STORY OF THE 2011 RSA HACK CAN FINALLY BE TOLD – Wired

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“Those aren’t my kids!” – Eufy camera owners report video mixups

This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of a SNAFU like this, where virtual wires got crossed inside a video surveillance company’s own back end, causing customers not only to lose track of their own video cameras but also to gain access to someone else’s. In one case, three years ago, a user of a […]

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OpenSSL Project released 1.1.1k version to fix two High-severity flaws

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Using IAM Solutions to Beat Deepfakes and Fraud

AI and ML technologies have made great strides in helping organizations with cybersecurity, as well as with other tasks like chatbots that help with customer service. Cybercriminals have also made great strides in using AI and ML for fraud. “Today, fraud can happen without stealing someone else’s identity because fraudsters can create ‘synthetic identities’ with […]

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