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November 09, 2018
News roundup: A new spam botnet infected over 100,000 home routers through a UPnP vulnerability, according to researchers. Plus, HSBC Bank reported a data breach, and more.
November 02, 2018
Armis researchers discovered two chip-level Bluetooth vulnerabilities -- dubbed Bleedingbit -- that could allow pseudo-remote code execution on wireless access points.
October 11, 2018
Tenable Research finds new exploits of an already patched MikroTik router vulnerability that could enable hackers to launch remote code execution attacks.
September 25, 2018
Cisco hit by yet another new hardcoded credentials flaw, the latest in a long line of such flaws since last year, this time in its video surveillance manager appliance.
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