Sat.May 11, 2019

Experts found a remote-code execution flaw in SQLite

Security Affairs

Researchers at Cisco Talos discovered an use-after-free() vulnerability in SQLite that could be exploited by an attacker to remotely execute code on an affected device.

Robert Mueller Won't Testify Next Week After All

WIRED Threat Level

Facial recognition run amok, antivirus hacks, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Over 100 flaws in management and access control systems expose buildings to hack

Security Affairs

Security researcher Gjoko Krstic from Applied Risk discovered over 100 vulnerabilities that expose buildings to cyber attacks. Security researcher Gjoko Krstic from Applied Risk discovered over 100 vulnerabilities in management and access control systems from four major vendors.

It's not enough to break up Big Tech. We need a progressive vision for Silicon Valley | Evgeny Morozov

The Guardian Data Protection

Presenting tech companies as America’s greatest menace may appeal to voters, but it does little to chart an alternative future As Facebook all but pleads guilty to a severe form of data addiction, confessing its digital sins and promising to reinvent itself as a privacy-worshiping denizen of the global village, the foundations of Big Tech’s cultural hegemony appear to be crumbling. Most surprisingly, it’s in the United States, Silicon Valley’s home territory, where they seem to be the weakest.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Microsoft SharePoint CVE-2019-0604 flaw exploited in the wild

Security Affairs

According to researchers at AT&T Alien Labs, threat actors are attempting to exploit the CVE-2019-0604 Microsoft Sharepoint vulnerability in attacks in the wild. AlienLabs has seen a number of reports related to the active exploitation of the CVE-2019-0604 vulnerability in Microsoft Sharepoint.

U.S. DoJ charges 9 individuals that stole $2.5M through SIM swapping

Security Affairs

The U.S. Department of Justice charged nine individuals connected to a hacking crew focused on identity theft and SIM swapping attacks. The U.S.