Maybe don’t call Saul? Over 30,000 VoIP devices identifiable worldwide, some with suspected vulnerabilities

Thousands of public-facing devices can be accessed anywhere in the world, from the US to Russia, from London to Johannesburg. Our research shows that large and small manufacturers are identifiable, with Aastra-Mitel topping the list. As with many inventions of the 20th century, the internet has drastically changed using the phone. Once a vital necessity […]

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May 12, 2021
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DDoS attacks in Q1 2021

In Q1 2021, we saw a spike in DDoS activity in January, peaking at over 1,800 attacks per day. The most widespread was UDP flooding (41.87%), while SYN flooding dropped to third place (26.36%).

May 10, 2021
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AgeLocker ransomware operation targets QNAP NAS devices

Taiwanese vendor QNAP is warning its customers of AgeLocker ransomware attacks on their NAS devices. Crooks behind the AgeLocker ransomware operation are targeting QNAP NAS devices, the Taiwanese vendor warns. The vendor doesn’t provide technical details of the attacks, it is not clear if the ransomware gang exploited know vulnerabilities. “The QNAP security team has […]

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May 1, 2021
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Microsoft warns of BadAlloc flaws in OT, IoT devices

Microsoft researchers are warning of major security vulnerabilities affecting OT and IoT devices and high-risks for businesses using them. Researchers from Microsoft’s Section 52 team recently uncovered several critical memory allocation flaws, collectively tracked as BadAlloc, affecting IoT and OT devices. The vulnerabilities could be exploited by attackers to bypass security controls to execute malicious […]

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April 30, 2021
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