IoT riddled with BadAlloc vulnerabilities

A set of memory allocation vulnerabilities, dubbed BadAlloc, has been found in a massive number of IoT and OT devices.

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A week in security (December 28 – January 3)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 28 – January 3 including a Zyxel backdoor, a patched Google Docs bug, and breach data for sale.

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Chris Krebs, director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, fired by President

On Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump fired Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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How the government shutdown is influencing cybersecurity jobs

As of this writing, the government shutdown of 2019 is the longest ever in America. Will the government’s stable of cybersecurity talent be the next casualty—now and in the long run?

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