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Imagine the following scenario: a large financial institution has heard about recent breaches and thefts that have occurred around the world against similar institutions and wishes to protect itself. These questions may arise: Who is behind these attacks? What is the motive? What is the attack vector? What vulnerabilities were exploited? Is our environment secure […]

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The number of reported Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) is rapidly growing. In fact, more than 11,000 vulnerabilities have been reported so far this year. Common vulnerabilities are relatively easy for researchers and malicious actors to find, which is why we commonly see major breaches resulting from security issues that already have CVE numbers assigned […]

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Security researcher Eric Sesterhenn of X41 D-SEC GmbH has unearthed a number of vulnerabilities in several smart card drivers, some of which can allow attackers to log into the target system without valid credentials and achieve root/admin privileges. “A lot of attacks against smart cards have been performed in the past but not much work […]

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