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Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013

Security Flaws in UPnP Expose Millions of Networked Devices to Remote Attacks

Security Flaws in UPnP Expose Millions of Networked Devices to Remote Attacks

Security experts from Rapid7 have recommended disabling the UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) protocol on network-enabled devices. This is to prevent hackers from exploiting inherent flaws in the UPnP protocol to gain unauthorized access to their networks remotely.

Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011

HTC Confirms Patch for Security Vulnerability in Devices

HTC Confirms Patch for Security Vulnerability in Devices

A recent vulnerability that exposes user data to apps that are granted certain permissions on Android devices such as the HTC Thunderbolt and Evo 3D will be patched in an upcoming firmware update.

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