Cisco patches 'critical' credential bug in video surveillance software
The company says it failed to disable the root account in the affected software. The root account has static credentials that can be exploited by anyone who knows them.
Zero day in popular video surveillance technology goes public, unpatched
"The Peekaboo flaw is extremely concerning because it exploits the very technology we rely on to keep us safe," Tenable chief technology officer Renaud Deraison said in a statement.
National labs will probe election tech for vulnerabilities under planned DHS program
The government is currently planning a cybersecurity program that would allow federally funded national scientific laboratories to privately probe and then document security flaws existing in U.S. election technology, most of which is developed and sold by private companies, according to a senior U.S. official.
Election day website crash in Knox County coincided with more direct hack, report says
Officials and investigators are not sure if the crash resulted from traffic overload, the hack or both.
Security flaw in Electron impacts hundreds of desktop apps
This is the second critical remote code execution vulnerability of the year for Electron.
'Efail' exploit can expose old email content that was previously encrypted
Some experts recommend you should remove S/MIME and PGP private keys from your email client in the meantime.