Hacker Who Never Hacked Anyone Gets 33-Month Prison Sentence

A hacker who was arrested and pleaded guilty last year—not because he hacked someone, but for creating and selling a remote access trojan that helped cyber criminals—has finally been sentenced to serve almost three years in prison. Taylor Huddleston, 26, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, pleaded guilty in July 2017 to one charge of aiding […]

Blue Coat: SSL Visibility Appliance web based vulnerabilities

Blue Coat has released a security advisory for SSL Visibility Appliance. The SSL Visibility Appliance is susceptible to multiple web-based vulnerabilities in the administration console. A remote attacker can use these vulnerabilities to obtain administrative access to the SSL Visibility Appliance. All versions of SSL Visibility prior to 3.8.4 are […]

VENOM – Does it live up to the hype?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock this week you have heard about VENOM.  The first article that I saw was from ZDNet with the headline of “Bigger than Heartbleed, ‘Venom’ security vulnerability threatens most datacenters”.  Pretty provocative stuff.  Is VENOM really worth that much hype? VENOM stands for Virtualized […]