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KRACK Attacks!

October 16th, 2017 by Section 8

What’s the big deal? Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven has discovered a serious weaknesses in WPA2, a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. Vanhoef has released a whitepaper, video example of an attack, created a thorough website explaining the vulnerability, and will be releasing proof of concept exploit code soon. Links at the end […]

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The Devil’s in the Subtitles

May 23rd, 2017 by Section 8

Wide spread malware affecting media players On May 23rd, 2017, Checkpoint found a vulnerability in four popular media players that uses a new attack vector by creating malicious subtitle files to infect computers, smartphones and smart TVs. Once the files are downloaded, an attacker can potentially take complete control over the device. Over 200 million […]

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