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Siemens PLC Feature Can Be Exploited for Evil

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A hidden feature in some newer models of the vendor’s programmable logic controllers leaves the devices open to attack. Siemens says it plans to fix it. An undocumented access feature in some newer models of Siemens programmable logic controllers (PLCs) can be used as both a […]

Hackers exploited an Instagram bug to get celebrity phone numbers and email addresses

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An Instagram bug allowed hackers to access contact phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile users, the company said today. The bug was discovered recently in Instagram’s application programming interface, or API, which the service uses to communicate with other apps. Instagram declined to specify which […]

Hackers exploited Word flaw for months while Microsoft investigated

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable hackers, consider the case of the security flaw officially known as CVE-2017-0199. The bug was unusually dangerous but of a common genre: it was in Microsoft … The post Hackers exploited Word […]