Friday 28 May 2021

Grandchild of Rowhammer: ‘Half-Double’ Tactic Flips Farther Bits - Security Boulevard

I Want My ECC: Rowhammer—an attack tactic to escape sandboxes by flipping “neighboring” bits—has a new variant. And it’s been made easier by newer designs of RAM chips.

Thursday 27 May 2021

DevOps failures cast cloudy shadows over countless apps - TechBeacon

MDM of BYOD might be unfashionable, but it could CYA: Mobile apps are still awful—that’s the scary conclusion from researchers. They sampled a range of @Android apps and easily found 23 that leaked the personal data of 100 million users—and worse.

Monday 24 May 2021

Ransomware Gang Frees Irish Medical Data—but Leak Threat Remains - Security Boulevard

What’s Gaeilge for ‘HIPAA’? The Health Service Executive (HSE), the body that runs Ireland’s socialized healthcare system, suffered a catastrophic malware attack last week. Ransomware scrotes wielding the Conti malware demanded $20 million to decrypt all the files.