Month: April 2019

Multiple Vulnerabilities Found in Presentation Products

Tenable Research has discovered multiple vulnerabilities impacting Crestron’s AM-100 presentation device platform. Two of these also impact several other platforms, including: Barco wePresent, ExtronShareLink, InFocus LiteShow and TEQ AV IT WIPS710. Background While researching a Crestron AM-100 AirMedia Presentation Gateway, [ … ]

Backdoors found in Huawei-supplied Vodafone equipment

Huawei Technologies is facing yet another controversy, this time after security documents from Europe’s Vodafone noted that the Chinese firm supplied the carrier with hardware laden with security issues. Vodafone said it found backdoors in the software contained in Huawei [ … ]

Defending Democracies Against Information Attacks

To better understand influence attacks, we proposed an approach that models democracy itself as an information system and explains how democracies are vulnerable to certain forms of information attacks that autocracies naturally resist. Our model combines ideas from both international [ … ]

VA: Arlington Public Schools Informs Parents of Limited Data Breach

ARLNow reports: An “error” in the data inputted to the college readiness system used by Arlington Public Schools may have exposed the name, address, grade point average and college entrance exam scores of nearly two dozen students to an unrelated parent. Superintendent Patrick [ … ]