IT Security Weekend Catch Up Holiday Edition – December 25, 2016

Afraid of missing important security news during the week? We’re here to help! Every week we put together a curated list of all important security news in one place, for your reading pleasure. Enjoy! Continue reading “IT Security Weekend Catch Up Holiday Edition – December 25, 2016”

Bypassing Apple’s Activation Lock with typing and magnets – for a fraction of a second

One of the strongest security mechanisms implemented by Apple is called Activation Lock. It prohibits anyone without access to owner’s Apple ID password from accessing a stolen or lost iDevice. Unless they have a lot of patience and some magnets. Read more »

New Mirai attack vector – bot exploits a recently discovered router vulnerability

Nowadays the market for IoT botnets must be really saturated. Botmasters are looking for new infection vectors to gain an advantage over competitors and a few extra Gbps of power. Yesterday one of our readers’ routers became a victim of this race. Lets look at the bot and the infection vector, which involves two vulnerabilities. Read more »