Western Digital Releases Hotfix for My Cloud Auth Bypass Vulnerability

More from: | Bleeping Computer | 0 Western Digital has just released an hotfix firmware update to resolve the authentication bypass vulnerability (CVE-2018-17153) that had remained unpatched in My Cloud NAS devices for over a year. This vulnerability allowed anyone to bypass authentication and get administrative access to the router. Once an... Read more

Linux kernel dev Sarah Sharp quits, citing ‘brutal’ communications style

More from: | NetworkWorld | 0 Update: On Sept. 16, 2018, after being questioned by The New Yorker about his abusive behavior, Linus Torvalds apologized for his conduct and announced he was stepping back from kernel development to get help understanding people’s emotions and how to respond properly.  In addition, for... Read more

0Day Windows JET Database Vulnerability disclosed by Zero Day Initiative

More from: | Bleeping Computer | 0 A zero day vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows Jet Database Engine has been disclosed by TrendMicro’s Zero Day Initiative even though a security update is not currently available from Microsoft. This vulnerability was discovered by Lucas Leong of the Trend Micro Security Research team and... Read more

Romanian Woman Admits Involvement in Hacking Attack On Washington Police Computers

More from: | Bleeping Computer | 0 A Romanian woman admitted on Thursday her participation in a ransomware distribution scheme that ended up disabling computers used by the Washington D.C. police for surveillance. The computer intrusion affected systems connected to 126 surveillance cameras, representing two-thirds of the outdoor cameras monitored... Read more