[News] Bash ShellShock issue – bigger threat than Heartbleed ?

A newly discovered security issue in the widely used Linux software, Bash. Some cyber experts have said that this vulnerability may be a bigger threat than famous Heartbleed flaw surfaced in April 14. For those who don’t know, Bash is the software used to control the command prompt on many… Continue reading

[News] Hacker Shows How to Break Into Military Communications

Speaking at the Black Hat cyber security conference, the analyst Ruben Santamarta of IOActive presented a paper showing that communications devices from Harris, Hughes, Cobham, Thuraya, JRC, and Iridium are all highly vulnerable to attack. Soldiers on the front lines use satellite communications systems, called SATCOMS to call in back up,… Continue reading