February 2015

Gemalto: ‘SIM Products Are Secure’

Gemalto officials say that while they are still in the process of investigating whether the company was compromised by the NSA and GCHQ to access the encryption keys for its SIM cards, they say they believe their products and platforms are secure. In a statement issued Monday, Gemalto officials said they are still trying to […]

Kris McConkey on OpSec Failures

At last week's Security Analyst Summit Kris McConkey, part of PricewaterhouseCoopers' UK Cyber Threat Operations team, discusses OpSec failures: How attackers are still humans and make mistakes like sometimes using personal email addresses and real names in their campaigns.

Critical Vulnerability Found in Samba Interoperability Suite

Samba, the Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix, is plagued by a serious vulnerability that can be exploited for arbitrary code execution.
The unexpected code execution flaw (CVE-2015-0240) has been found in the smbd file server daemon and it affects Samba versions 3.5.0 through 4.2.0rc4.
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