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Windows® Crash Reports Provides Easy Access to Unencrypted Data

January 07, 2014  Security Suite

Windows® crash reports are meant to provide information about why an error occurred so it can be examined and fixed. However, Windows® developers may not be the only ones eyeing up this data sent over standard HTTP connections. The German news magazine Der Spiegel reports the National Security Agency (NSA) collects Windows® crash reports on targeted PCs. Since the information is unencrypted and provides a wealth of information on installed software, operating systems, and vulnerabilities, it is easy for surveillance and spyware operatives to extract targeted network data.

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Stagefright - probably the most dangerous threat to smartphones right now

August 25, 2015  Security Suite

Can you imagine a single received MMS could allow hackers to access all your data on your phone? Meet Stagegright, the exploit that is a threat for 950 million smartphones with Android. Vulnerability like this is very dangerous because it does not require any action by the victim - all the hacker needs to compromise your smarthphone is your phone number.

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