Google Home & Amazon Alexa Vulnerability

A team of security researchers at SRLabs in Berlin have recently discovered several vulnerabilities within voice controlled smart devices such as Google Home & Amazon Alexa. These vulnerabilities can allow an attacker to eavesdrop via the victim device. Researchers have discovered that some applications process user requests as normal but will then continue to listen[…]

Ransomware Decryption Service

Our article this week will focus on a project created to help businesses and individuals alike unlock their devices after a ransomware attack. The project, named “No More Ransom!” is a collaboration between National High Tech Crime Unit of Netherlands’ police, the European Crime Centre, Kaspersky and McAfee, and is designed to provide a way[…]

Biostar 2: Biometric Data Exposed

Biostar 2 is a web-based access control and time/attendance management system that is used worldwide by a number of large organisations to secure and centrally manage access to commercial buildings via the use of biometrics (i.e. Fingerprint and Face Recognition). The recently discovered security flaw has unveiled a large store of unsecured biometric data, credentials[…]

WhatsApp Fraud

Over the past couple of months, a newly created tool has been developed and used by malicious actors to exploit a recently discovered WhatsApp vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows the malicious actor to manipulate quotes and images WhatsApp to say whatever they desire and even attribute them to a completely different user. This[…]