Category: DATASEC

Factoring 2048-bit Numbers Using 20 Million Qubits

This theoretical paper shows how to factor 2048-bit RSA moduli with a 20-million qubit quantum computer in eight hours. It’s interesting work, but I don’t want overstate the risk. We know from Shor’s Algorithm that both factoring and discrete logs [ … ]

Unmasking mystery boxes on ship’s bridges

We pen test a variety of vessel and platform types across different fleets and operators. In every single test to date we have unearthed a system or device, that of the few crew that were aware, no-one could tell us [ … ]

Iranian Hackers Create Credible Phishing to Steal Library Access

The Silent Librarian threat group is constantly updating its tactics and techniques, to the point of using on its login phishing pages info and alerts that is accurate and relevant to potential victims. […] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iranian-hackers-create-credible-phishing-to-steal-library-access/

Compromised AWS API Key Allowed Access to Imperva Customer Data

Imperva has shared more information on how hackers managed to obtain information on Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF) customers, and revealed that the incident involved a compromised administrative API key. read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/tD7egeOiYgo/compromised-aws-api-key-allowed-access-imperva-customer-data

California Attorney General Outlines How State Will Enforce Upcoming Privacy Law

The California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has released the draft proposed regulations on how the state will enforce the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) that comes into force on January 1, 2020. read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/-TjNlfVqo3g/california-attorney-general-outlines-how-state-will-enforce-upcoming-privacy-law