Month: May 2018
Efail: What A Disclosure FAIL That Was!
[This was originally published on RiskBasedSecurity.com.] Yesterday, news broke of a “critical” vulnerability in OpenPGP and S/MIME, named ‘Efail’ that could lead to an attacker gaining access to plaintext emails. News broke in the form of a dire warning from the Electronic Frontier Foundation warning people to “immediately disable and/or uninstall tools that automatically decrypt PGP-encrypted email.”…
CryptoCurrency, Blockchain, & SCADA
[This was originally published on RiskBasedSecurity.com in the 2018 Q1 Vulnerability QuickView Report.] CryptoCurrency and Blockchain: The Latest Rage Blockchain technology, the foundation of CryptoCurrency such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and countless others is starting to dominate the news. With the wild ride of Bitcoin prices, where one coin was worth around $19,000 in December, 2017…