Friday 5 August 2022

US Emergency Alert System Has ‘Huge Flaw’ — Broadcasters Must Patch NOW - Security Boulevard

EAS FAIL: FEMA IPAWS The Emergency Alert System (EAS) run by FEMA and the FCC is vulnerable to hacking. Imagine the vast potential for panic and chaos if a fake alert was widely broadcast.

Thursday 4 August 2022

Recession! DevOps Hiring Freeze | Data Centers Suck (Power) | Intel to ‘be’ Wi-Fi 7 -

The moral of the story: There’s no point in questioning authority if you aren’t going to listen to the answers

Post-quantum algo ‘SIKE’ dead: Did math geeks find key-encap back door? - ReversingLabs

NIST nixes PQC postulant: Here’s more on NIST’s search for post-quantum cryptography (PQC): This week, is it in trouble? Breathless headlines would have you believe it, because researchers found a way to easily break the SIKE key encapsulation algorithm.

Tuesday 2 August 2022

FAIL: Nomad DeFi Bridge ‘Loses’ $190M of Worthless Tokens - Security Boulevard

I’ve Got a Bridge to Sell You: Cryptocurrency startup Nomad allowed thieves to steal all its fake money. It’s the latest dangerous DeFi API vulnerability in a long line of such failures.