Access and Source Code to Samsung Apps Left Unprotected on Public Server

The source code and security keys associated with a number of Samsung apps and projects have been discovered on unprotected server. Samsung’s SmartThings home automation platform was among the projects exposed in the compromise. The exposed server contained a code repository that was misconfigured and publicly available. In addition to the underlying code of several […]

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May 10, 2019
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‘Unhackable’ Encrypted Flash Drive eyeDisk Is, As It Happens, Hackable

According to the findings of Pen Test Partners, a U.K.-based cybersecurity firm, the “unhackable” eyeDisk, an allegedly secure USB flash drive that uses iris recognition to unlock and decrypt the device, is hackable. From a report: In its Kickstarter campaign last year, eyeDisk raised more than $21,000; it began shipping devices in March. There’s just one problem: it’s anything but “unhackable.” Pen Test Partners researcher David Lodge found the device’s…

May 10, 2019
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GCT to expand Vancouver port capacity

GCT Global Container Terminals is adding 215,000 TEU of annual container handling capacity to the Vanterm terminal at the port of Vancouver. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. GCT Global Container Terminals will invest $160 million in the Vanterm terminal to support innovation and add 215,000 TEU of annual capacity to its facility at the port of Vancouver. The announcement Friday reflects an on-going push by Vancouver’s three largest container terminals — Deltaport…

May 10, 2019
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Malware Watch – W/E – 5/10/19

Dharma Ransomware Abuses AV Tool to Distract Victims (05/08/2019)Trend Micro discovered new samples of Dharma ransomware implementing a new technique: using software installation as a distraction to help hide malicious activities. Dharma…

May 10, 2019
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CyberCrime – W/E – 5/10/19

“Extensive” Fraud Removes Money from Amazon Seller Accounts (05/08/2019)For a six month period in 2018, hackers were able to break into Amazon seller accounts and steal funds from the vendors. The details emerged from court papers filed …

May 10, 2019
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