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Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Opens Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft

Chipmaker patches nine high-severity bugs in its Jetson SoC framework tied to the way it handles low-level cryptographic algorithms. Flaws impacting millions of internet of things (IoT) devices running NVIDIA’s Jetson chips open the door for a variety of hacks, including denial-of-service (DoS) attacks or the siphoning of data. NVIDIA . . . Read more

S3 Ep37: Quantum crypto, refunding Bitcoins, and Alpaca problems [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin [03’22”] Will quantum cryptography mean the end of encryption?   [10’30”] How was the FBI able to get bitcoins back in the Colonial Pipeline ransomware case?   [25’00”] What is the ALPACA attack, and does it make your browsing less secure?   [25’00”] Oh! No! of the week. With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth . . . Read more

How could the FBI recover BTC from Colonial’s ransomware payment?

by Paul Ducklin The cybersecurity buzz of the week is the intriguing – and highly unusual – aftermath of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack. Colonial runs the largest American supply pipeline for refined petroleum products, capable of shifting about 500 million litres of various fuels, including gasoline (petrol), jet fuel, . . . Read more

S3 Ep26: Apple 0-day, crypto vulnerabilities and PHP backdoor [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin Why Apple had to rush out a security update for iDevices. Two cryptographic security holes patched in OpenSSL. How PHP nearly got backdoored by crooks. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. LISTEN NOW Click-and-drag on the soundwaves below to skip . . . Read more