Eavesdropping Bugs in MediaTek Chips Affect 37% of All Smartphones and IoT Globally – Tempemail

Multiple security weaknesses have been disclosed in MediaTek system-on-chips (SoCs) that could have enabled a threat actor to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the firmware of the audio processor, effectively allowing the attackers to carry out a “massive eavesdrop campaign” without the users’ knowledge. The discovery of the Continue Reading

Critical ThroughTek Flaw Opens Millions of Connected Cameras to Eavesdropping – Tempemail

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Tuesday issued an advisory regarding a critical software supply-chain flaw impacting ThroughTek’s software development kit (SDK) that could be abused by an adversary to gain improper access to audio and video streams. “Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could permit unauthorized access Continue Reading