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May 7, 2019
Sony smart TVs

Sony SMART TVs Expose WiFi Passwords

Security vulnerabilities in Android-based Sony smart TVs allow attackers to access WiFi Passwords and the images stored on the devices.   The vulnerability resides in the Photo Sharing Plus which allows users to upload photos to Sony Smart TV through a smartphone. It affects not only the TV’s used at the home but also the...
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Ransomware

US Airport Systems Held Hostage By Ransomware

Hopkins International Airport is battling a ransomware attack that knocked out some displays and disabled email, according to multiple reports from Cleveland, Ohio. Hopkins International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Ohio, and the 43rd busiest airport in the United States by passenger numbers, according to Wikipedia.   The City of Cleveland and...
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GoDaddy

GoDaddy Shuts Down Over 15K Sub-Domains Involved In Massive SPAM Campaign

GoDaddy and Palo Alto recently collaborated to take down some 15,000 subdomains promoting weight-loss products and other goods promising miraculous results. The websites sought to persuade millions of consumers into buying products backed by bogus endorsements purporting to be from celebrities including Stephen Hawking, Jennifer Lopez and Gwen Stefani. The compromised sites were uncovered in...
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