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Unfixed vulnerability in popular library puts IoT products at risk

Researchers have found a vulnerability in a popular C standard library in IoT products that could allow attackers to perform DNS poisoning attacks against a target device. The library is known to be used by major vendors such as Linksys, Netgear, and Axis, but also by Linux distributions such as Embedded Gentoo. Because the library maintainer was unable t
Publish At:2022-05-04 12:48 | Read:761 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits and vulnerabilities dns poisoning IoT library mitm

A DNS flaw impacts a library used by millions of IoT devices

A vulnerability in the domain name system (DNS) component of the uClibc library impacts millions of IoT products. Nozomi Networks warns of a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-05-02, in the domain name system (DNS) component of the uClibc library which is used by a large number of IoT products. The flaw also affects DNS implementation of al
Publish At:2022-05-03 10:56 | Read:953 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Internet of Things Security DNS DNS hijacking

DNSpooq bugs haunt dnsmasq

The research team at JSOF found seven vulnerabilities in dnsmasq and have dubbed them DNSpooq, collectively. Now, some of you may shrug and move on, probably because you haven’t heard of dnsmasq before. Well, before you go, you should know that dnsmasq is used in a wide variety of phones, routers, and other network devices, besides some Linux distribut
Publish At:2021-01-21 14:30 | Read:2182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits and vulnerabilities buffer overflow cve-2020-25681

Exploiting DNS Poisoning in Brazilian Boleto Fraud Scheme

In recent months Brazilian criminal crews have started using DNS poisoning technique to target Brazilian Boletos. Security experts at RSA reported that DNS poisoning attacks are being used by cybercriminals to target Brazilian Boletos. What is Boleto? People in Brazil use popular payment method known as “Boleto” to purchase se
Publish At:2015-02-12 08:40 | Read:5494 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Boleto Bolware Brazil Cybercrime DNS poisoning m

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