A new piece of research from academics at ETH Zurich has identified a number of critical security issues in the MEGA cloud storage service that could be leveraged to break the confidentiality and integrity of user data. In a paper titled "MEGA: Malleable Encryption Goes Awry," the researchers point out how MEGA's system does not protect its users against a malicious server, … [Read more...] about Researchers Uncover Ways to Break the Encryption of ‘MEGA’ Cloud Storage Service
Break down data silos to unlock great customer experience
For all the zettabytes of data companies have amassed to date, surprisingly little of it influences how customers interact with and use products and services.That’s because most of the data winds up in silos of various kinds, never to inform those experiences. Indeed, eight in 10 businesses today still lack a comprehensive data strategy, according to Accenture–and just as many … [Read more...] about Break down data silos to unlock great customer experience
Researchers Break Intel SGX With New ‘SmashEx’ CPU Attack Technique
A newly disclosed vulnerability affecting Intel processors could be abused by an adversary to gain access to sensitive information stored within enclaves and even run arbitrary code on vulnerable systems. The vulnerability (CVE-2021-0186, CVSS score: 8.2) was discovered by a group of academics from ETH Zurich, the National University of Singapore, and the Chinese National … [Read more...] about Researchers Break Intel SGX With New ‘SmashEx’ CPU Attack Technique
New Raccoon Attack Could Let Attackers Break SSL/TLS Encryption
A group of researchers has detailed a new timing vulnerability in Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol that could potentially allow an attacker to break the encryption and read sensitive communication under specific conditions.Dubbed "Raccoon Attack," the server-side attack exploits a side-channel in the cryptographic protocol (versions 1.2 and lower) to extract the shared … [Read more...] about New Raccoon Attack Could Let Attackers Break SSL/TLS Encryption
Emotet is back after a summer break
Threat Research This blog post was written by Colin Grady, William Largent, and Jaeson Schultz. Emotet is still evolving, five years after its debut as a banking trojan. It is one of the world’s most dangerous botnets and malware droppers-for-hire. The malware payloads dropped by Emotet serve to more fully monetize their attacks, and often … [Read more...] about Emotet is back after a summer break
US Tech Giants Google, Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom Break Up With Huawei
Google has reportedly suspended all businesses with the world's second-biggest smartphone maker, Huawei, and revoked its Android license effective immediately—a move that will have a drastic impact on Huawei devices across the globe.Revoking Android license means Huawei future smartphones will no longer have access to Android updates and apps like Gmail or the Play Store, as … [Read more...] about US Tech Giants Google, Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom Break Up With Huawei
Can Eggs Protect an iPhone 6S from 100 FT Drop Test?
In this video, I decided to drop test two brand new iPhone 6S's in both hard-boiled and raw eggs to see which one can act as a better protectant so stick through the entire video! :D … [Read more...] about Can Eggs Protect an iPhone 6S from 100 FT Drop Test?