What’s behind this 1,000-character phishing URL?

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

by Danny Bradbury Phishing sites are common, but this week the internet found a strange strain that’s a little rarer: a phishing site with a URL almost a thousand characters long. Experts have a good theory about why a scammer would go to all that trouble. Bleeping Computer learned of a strange phishing campaign which […]

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Hacking Construction Cranes – Schneier on Security

Posted on February 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Hacking Construction CranesConstruction cranes are vulnerable to hacking: In our research and vulnerability discoveries, we found that weaknesses in the controllers can be (easily) taken advantage of to move full-sized machines such as cranes used in construction sites and factories. In the different attack classes that we’ve outlined, we were able to perform the attacks […]

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Turn Off FaceTime in Apple iOS Now, Experts Warn

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Newly found bug reportedly allows callers to spy on you – even if you don’t pick up. [This is a developing story — more updates to come] Security experts are warning Apple iOS users to immediately disable FaceTime on their devices after word began to spread today about a newly discovered bug that allows anyone […]

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FaceTime Bug an AppSec Fail

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Apple has shut off Group FaceTime while it prepares a fix for a newly found security flaw found by a 14-year-old gamer. The glaring security flaw in FaceTime that has rocked the Apple community since it went viral late yesterday was actually was first found on January 19 by a 14-year-old who stumbled upon it while […]

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