security flaw

  • Critical Flaw IDed In ZigBee Smart Home Devices

    Critical Flaw IDed In ZigBee Smart Home Devices

    Security researchers have identified a critical vulnerability in devices using ZigBee, a wireless standard used for connectivity in multiple Internet of Things and smart home devices — raising the specter of hackers breaking into your smart home and doing what they like with your connected locks, alarm system and even controlling your lightbulbs. Read More

  • Authentication Flaw Allows Hackers To Easily Crack Oracle Databases

    Authentication Flaw Allows Hackers To Easily Crack Oracle Databases

    Hackers have exploited a gaping identity flaw that allows them to easily crack Oracle databases. The flaw allows anyone to do a brute force attack and access the data. A researcher presented the findings of the proof of concept attack at a security conference today in Argentina. Read More