What do zombie video games, North Korea, and emergency telephone systems have in common? They’ve all been compromised by cyber attackers this week.
Too much security news, and too little time? Let me summarize the highlights for you in my weekly InfoSec recap video. This week I cover two trojans targeting point-of-sale (POS) computers, a few software updates, a targeted spear phishing campaign spreading Android malware, and the record-breaking SpamHaus DDoS attack, which didn’t really break the Internet despite some reports. Click play for the details
As part of their semiannual patch day, Cisco released seven security advisories describing different Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerabilities affecting the IOS software that primarily ships with their routers. The seven flaws differ technically, and lie within various IOS components,
Earlier this week, Cisco released a security alert describing a weakness in one of the password encryption algorithms they use on certain Cisco IOS and IOS XE devices.