Drupal installations could be out of date and open to attack thanks to a borked update process that flags unpatched platforms as current.
The popular content management system is used by more than a million sites making it a significant target for hackers.
IOActive research man Fernando Arnaboldi says sites are now at risk of attack because Drupal 7 and 8 platforms are being marked as up-to-date, even if the automated patching process fails due to dead internet links.
iOS 9.2.1 isn’t even out of beta yet, but a well-known iOS hacker is already flaunting a purported jailbreak for the unreleased software. Luca Todesco, better known as @qwertyoruiop, teased an iPhone 6 screenshot of Cydia running on iOS 9.2.1 beta.
Whether the jailbreak is legit is still up for debate, but he’s no slouch when it comes to security research involving iOS. In fact, Todesco was recently credited by Apple in one of its iOS security fix acknowledgements for iOS 9.2.
Will this jailbreak ever see the light of day as a public release?
A top video game cracker says cryptographic anti-reverse engineering technology could put an end to the prolific rate of game piracy.
The Chinese reverser, known affectionately as Bird Sister, Phoenix, or Fifi, has published a short blog noting that the encryption technology protecting the popular Just Cause 3 title.
"Recently, many people have asked for Just Cause 3 cracks, and the answer is that this is a difficult game to crack," she says in a translated blog.
A power outage in western Ukraine on 23 December 2015 was the result of a cyberattack, the country's energy ministry has confirmed. Cybersecurity researchers at ESET believe it to be the first-known instance of power stations being disabled by hackers.
Russian Industrial Controls Systems Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (ICS/SCADA) researchers posted a list of industrial products that ship with default passwords in an effort to urge vendors to implement better security controls, a move some feel could cause more harm than good.