Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the macOS Keychain attack, Signal’s new private contact discovery service, the Deloitte hack, and a handful of mobile stock trading app vulnerabilities. Read More
With the end of 13MAGNUS Reawakens and the reactivation of Portal Submissions, we thought the excitement train for Ingress had stopped. Niantic isn’t missing a beat though and not only do we know the name and date range of the next anomaly series, but we also have a logo! Read More
May 2015, a sad time for Ingress Agents as the ability to submit new Portals was removed.
The portal submission queue was rising to unmanageable heights as there was a Medal incentive (Seer) to shotgun as many submissions as possible (Medals can also count toward level requirements after all). Read More
Companies pushing the cloud envelope are most likely to run safer cleaner code. On the flip side, as the healthcare industry embraces an increasingly software-driven business model, it is struggling to keep up with its peers when it comes to software security. Read More
Thousands of insecure Elasticsearch servers are hosting point-of-sale malware, according to an analysis by Kromtech Security Center. In total, researchers found 15,000 insecure Elasticsearch servers with 27 percent (4,000) hosting the PoS malware strains Alina and JackPoS. Read More
808 Agents from 38 cities in 17 countries earned 116 million AP, gained 134 levels and walked 2,477 km during September’s First Saturday events around the world.
This month, the Enlightened had the most agents (+2), most AP earned (+1.7m) and most AP per agent (+3.6k). The Resistance had the most levels gained (+18), most KM walked (+155) and most KM per agent (+0.40). Read More
A wireless router made by D-Link has nearly one dozen critical vulnerabilities, according to a report released by independent researcher Pierre Kim.
The bugs found are in D-Link’s model DIR 850L wireless AC1200 dual-band gigabit cloud routers and could allow a hacker to ultimately hijack the routers and take control of them. Read More