El Diario del CISO (The CISO Journal) Edición 17 - Page 5

Top of News Destructive 'VPNFilter' Attack Network Uncovered www.darkreading.com More than 500K home/SOHO routers and storage devices worldwide commandeered in potential nation-state attack weapon - with Ukraine in initial bullseye. New Variants Found in Spectre and Meltdown www.infosecurity-magazine.com Two new variants of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that can allow an attacker to gain access to sensitive information have been disclosed, according to a 21 May US-CERT alert. 'I'm sorry', Facebook Boss Tells European Lawmakers ... www.securityweek.com Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the European Parliament for the "harm" caused by a huge breach of users' data and by a failure to crack down on fake news. Millions of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Z-Wave Downgrade Attacks, Researchers Claim threatpost.com Millions of IoT devices based on the Z-Wave wireless protocol are vulnerable to a downgrade attack during pairing sessions. FBI 'Going Dark' whopper: Locked out of only 1,200 phones ... www.csoonline.com When is 7,775 actually only 1,200? When the FBI is talking about encrypted phones that the bureau couldn’t unlock. Mirai-variant attack launched from Mexico www.scmagazine.com A pair of Trend Micro research teams has detected and done a quick cyber autopsy on a new Mirai-like attack that popped up in Mexico earlier this month targeting Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) home routers and IP webcams. Researchers hack BMW cars, discover 14 vulnerabilities. www.helpnetsecurity.com Keen Security Lab researchers have discovered fourteen vulnerabilities affecting a variety of BMW car models.