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More Detail on the Juniper Hack and the NSA PRNG Backdoor

Schneier on Security

Here’s me in 2007 on the NSA backdoor. We knew the basics of this story , but it’s good to have more detail. Here’s me in 2015 about this Juniper hack.

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CVE-2024-34716: Critical Security Vulnerability Uncovered in PrestaShop

Penetration Testing

The PrestaShop project, a leading open-source e-commerce platform powering over 300,000 web stores globally since 2007, has recently issued a security advisory revealing two significant vulnerabilities.

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Empowering Cybersecurity with AI: The Future of Cisco XDR

Cisco Security

In 2007, there was a study from the University of Maryland proving that internet-connected systems were attacked every 39 seconds on average. Today, that number has grown more than 60%.

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Airline Passenger Mistakes Vintage Camera for a Bomb

Schneier on Security

Back in 2007, I called this the “ war on the unexpected.” It turns out the would-be “bomber” was just a vintage camera aficionado and the woman who reported him made a mistake, sources said. Why in the world was the passenger in custody for “several hours”? They didn’t do anything wrong.

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An Untrustworthy TLS Certificate in Browsers

Schneier on Security

Vostrom filed papers in 2007 to do business as Packet Forensics, according to Virginia state records. They estimated that those apps were downloaded more than 60 million times, including 10 million downloads of Muslim prayer apps. Measurement Systems’ website was registered by Vostrom Holdings, according to historic domain name records.

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US Facebook users can now claim their share of $725 million Cambridge Analytica settlement

Graham Cluley

Were you a US-based Facebook user between May 24 2007 and December 22 2022? If so, I've got some good news for you. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

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Ask Fitis, the Bear: Real Crooks Sign Their Malware

Krebs on Security

Prior to that, akafitis@gmail.com was used as the email address for the account “ Fitis ,” which was active on Exploit between September 2006 and May 2007. ru in its early years, but for a brief period in 2007 it appears this website was inadvertently exposing all of its file directories to the Internet. ru in 2008.

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