Day: May 21, 2020

Security 101: Cross-Site Scripting

Cross-site scripting has been around longer than most security professionals have been on the job. Why is it still such an issue when we’ve known about it for so long? …read more Source:: DarkReading

Elon Musk’s face appears on Tulsa’s Golden Driller statue in bid to woo Tesla – CNET

After hearing Tulsa, Oklahoma is a finalist for a new Tesla Gigafactory to build the Cybertruck, the city is really going all out. …read more Source:: CNet

Check Point Releases Open-Source Fix For Common Linux Memory Corruption Security Hole

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: For years, there’s been a known security vulnerability hiding in the GNU C Library (glibc). This library, which is critical for Linux and many other operating systems and programs, had a dynamic memory management security hole that could be used for denial of service (DoS) attacks. Now,…

New ‘Spectra’ attack breaks the separation between Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Technical details to be presented in August at the Black Hat 2020 security conference. …read more Source:: ZDNet

See SpaceX Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 go vertical on the launchpad – CNET

Epic. …read more Source:: CNet

Tesla Model 3 convertible is your Roadster holdover – CNET

Newport Convertible Engineering, which has chopped the top off other Teslas, is responsible for this creation. …read more Source:: CNet

Web Scrapers Have Bigger-Than-Perceived Impact on Digital Businesses

The economic impact of bot traffic can be unexpectedly substantial, a PerimeterX-commissioned study finds. …read more Source:: DarkReading

To test its security mid-pandemic, GitLab tried phishing its own work-from-home staff. 1 in 5 fell for it

Welp, at least that’s better than industry averages, says code-hosting biz Code hosting biz GitLab recently concluded a security exercise to test the susceptibility of its all-remote workforce to phishing – and a fifth of the participants submitted their credentials to the fake login page.… …read more Source:: Register

Astronomers Spot Potential First Evidence of New Planet Being Born

Astronomers believe they may have found the first direct evidence of a new planet being born. A dense disc of dust and gas has been spotted surrounding a young star called AB Aurigae, about 520 light years away from Earth. From a report: Using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), located in Chile,…

The best home exercise equipment in 2020 – CNET

Everything you need to bring the gym home. …read more Source:: CNet