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Telnet credentials for half-a-million IoT devices and routers released online

Gavin Millard tells Computing Telnet belongs in the museum of hilariously bad security issues alongside its cleartext twin FTP.https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/3085080/telnet-credentials-for-half-a-million-iot-devices-and-routers-released-online … [Read more...]

Telnet credentials of 515,000 routers, servers & IoT devices dumped on hacker forum

Irrelevant of the protocol used, Gavin Millard tells TEISS that the number of systems connected to the internet with easily guessed passwords is a concern.https://www.teiss.co.uk/telnet-credentials-iot-exposed/ … [Read more...]

Media Alert: Tenable Co-Founder And CTO To Join Global Leaders for the Cybersecurity Tech Accord Panel In Davos

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced Renaud Deraison, the company’s co-founder and CTO, will join other global leaders in Davos, Switzerland for the Cybersecurity Tech Accord panel to discuss cybersecurity as part of the global, digital economy and Tenable’s vision for the future of Cyber Exposure.  … [Read more...]

Global Risks Report: Junk Products Raising Risk of Infrastructure Attacks

Renaud Deraison told Computer Business Review that this year’s WEF Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS) "resonates with my own concerns that a serious cyberattack against critical infrastructure is imminent."https://www.cbronline.com/industry/global-risks-report-2020/ … [Read more...]

WEF Fears Cyber-Threats and Digital Fragmentation

Renaud Deraison told Infosecurity Magazine that it’s not just about stopping bad actors from damaging mission-critical services, but preventing them getting a foothold to cause harm.https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/wef-fears-cyberthreats-and-digital/ … [Read more...]

Microsoft Windows 10 hit by ‘severe’ vulnerability that could affect up to one billion users

Amit Yoran said it is ‘exceptionally rare if not unprecedented’ for the U.S. government to share its discovery of such a vulnerability with a company.https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/16/microsoft-windows-10-hit-severe-vulnerability-affect-one-billion-users-12067344/?ito=cbshare%20%20Twitter%3A%20https%3A//twitter.com/MetroUK%20%7C%20Facebook%3A%20https%3A//www.facebook.com/MetroUK/ … [Read more...]

MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 USERS MUST UPDATE THEIR COMPUTERS OR BE IN DANGER OF HAVING PRIVATE MESSAGES READ, NSA SAYS

Amit Yoran says it is exceptionally rare if not unprecedented for the U.S. government to share its discovery of such a critical vulnerability with a company.https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/windows-10-bug-update-security-nsa-patch-vulnerability-today-tuesday-messages-a9283901.html … [Read more...]

National Security Agency finds ‘extraordinarily serious security vulnerability’ in Microsoft’s Windows 10 that could affect 900 million users – and tells tech giant rather than weaponizing the flaw

Amit Yoran urges all organizations to prioritize patching their systems quickly.https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7886745/NSA-tells-Microsoft-security-vulnerability-Windows-10-instead-weaponizing-it.html … [Read more...]

Google’s Project Zero changes disclosure policy; Infosec community debates the need

Nicholas Miles argues for coordinated disclosure of vulnerabilities, with vendor and researcher working together. https://www.scmagazineuk.com/googles-project-zero-changes-disclosure-policy-infosec-community-debates-need/article/1670308 … [Read more...]

TikTok Fixes ‘Serious’ Security Flaws

Satnam Narang tells Silicon that there is continued interest in the application.https://www.silicon.co.uk/mobility/mobile-apps/tiktok-security-flaws-328255 … [Read more...]