Key Reinstallation Attacks: WPA2 encryption.

Yesterday, October 16, 2017, two Belgian researchers published a proof of concept of a vulnerability in the current implementation of WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II), rendering all modern networking devices exposed. Affected Implementations include: Apple OS X 10.9.5 Apple MacOS Sierra 10.12 Apple iOS 10.3.1 Google Android 6.0 Open BSD 6.1 Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 10 This technique allows attackers to view … Read More

Key Reinstallation Attacks: Ubiquiti Devices.

Ubiquity has undoubtedly been one of the first and fastest to Patch the  WPA2 Vulnerability. However, the process is not without its hiccups. Talking to Ubiquiti Networks a moment ago we confirmed that there is an issue if you attempt to use UniFi Controller to update the firmware. The issue in question is that the controller will be stuck on the … Read More

Digital Ocean Announces Cloud Firewalls.

Digital Ocean has lately been simplifying the infrastructure experience. With that approach in mind, Cloud Firewalls is an effective and simple way to secure Droplets. The service is free and created with scalability in mind. Cloud Firewalls is a central location where access rules are defined and applied to Droplets, enforcing them on the network layer. Non-whitelisted traffic will not reach the droplets, … Read More

Symantec’s Blog with updated information on WannaCry Ransomware

As it has been widely covered in the media by now, since Friday, May 12, 2017, the WannaCry Ransomware has affected a significant number of machines, effectively encrypting 176 file types and renaming them to  *.WCRY, asking for the equivalent of US 300 in bitcoins. The amount increases to double that after three days, complete with visual countdown indicator. After … Read More