Issue #4: Intel RSE's, North Korean Tablets & more

Published May 7 2017 · Edit on GitHub

Pretty terrible week for a lot of teams with Intel RSE’s and Google Docs scams. On a more personal note we launched a redesign of our website, make sure to stop by and check it out!

Intel Remote Security Exploit

This one is going to suck for a lot of people. Dating all the way back to 2008 means a lot of machines are going to be impacted.

North Korea’s Ullim Tablet

A closer look at the tablets that North Korea supplies to its citizens, along with all the spyware and restrictions that are placed onto it.

Metadata breach at AFP

On a more political front, in Australia an AFP officer has accessed call records without a warrant. Pretty much exactly what everyone said would happen, has now happened.

Building Facebok’s new long-haul network

For those of you who are more interested on the network side of things, this post provides a great deal of insight into Facebook’s new backend network.

Google Docs phishing scam

Perhaps the most scary article this week, is a new phishing scam that popped up on Google Docs. Using a cleverly named Google OAuth app made it tricky to spot.