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New BrakTooth flaws potentially impact millions of Bluetooth-enabled devices

Security flaws in commercial Bluetooth stacks dubbed BrakTooth can be exploited by threat actors to execute arbitrary code and crash the devices via DoS attacks. A set of 16 security flaws in commercial Bluetooth stacks, collectively tracked as BrakTooth, can be exploited by threat actors to execute arbitrary code and crash the devices via DoS attacks. The issues […]

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WiFi devices going back to 1997 vulnerable to new Frag Attack

Source: WiFi devices going back to 1997 vulnerable to new Frag Attack A Belgian security researcher has discovered a series of vulnerabilities that impact the WiFi standard, with some bugs dating back as far back as 1997 and affecting devices sold for the past 24 years. The vulnerabilities, known as Frag Attacks, allow an attacker within […]

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Experts found critical flaws in Realtek Wi-Fi Module

Critical flaws in the Realtek RTL8195A Wi-Fi module could have been exploited to gain root access and take over devices’ wireless communications. Researchers from Israeli IoT security firm Vdoo found six vulnerabilities in the Realtek RTL8195A Wi-Fi module that could have been exploited to gain root access and take control of a device’s wireless communications. The Realtek […]

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Preparing a Secure Evolution to 5G

5G CYBERSECURITY Preparing a Secure Evolution to 5G Tech Talk: 5G Security Security of 5G networks: EU Member States complete national risk assessments Bye bye privacy with 5G Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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‘Dragonblood’ Flaw In WPA3 Lets Hackers Easily Grab Your Wi-Fi Passwords

In a research paper titled Dragonblood, published by security researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Eyal Ronen, it has been revealed that WPA3’s secure handshake called Simultaneous Authentication of Equals (SAE), commonly known as Dragonfly, is affected by password partitioning attacks. Source: ‘Dragonblood’ Flaw In WPA3 Lets Hackers Easily Grab Your Wi-Fi Passwords Serious flaws leave WPA3 vulnerable to hacks that steal […]

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Half of security pros would rather walk barefoot in a public restroom than use public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is rife with security risks, and cybersecurity professionals aren’t taking any chances, according to a Lastline report. Source: Half of security pros would rather walk barefoot in a public restroom than use public Wi-Fi The risks of public Wi-Fi Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner

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