Showing posts from November, 2021

Pwn2Own HP LaserJet Hack : Guess the song...

The security researchers F-Secure Labs turned the printer into a music player. Can you guess the song?

Not a Product Endorsement: VPN

If you are in the market for a VPN product look no further than ExpressVPN, NordVPN or Surfshark.  Even though I use one of these products, the reason for mentioning them is that Zerodium is offering Windows security researchers up to $2.5m for zero-day vulnerabilities that relate to IP address leak and remote code execution.  In their post, they specifically excluded local privilege escalation. This implies that, to date, Zerodium has not managed to crack these functions. What is a Zero-day vulnerability? A zero-day vulnerability describes a vulnerability that was previously unknown to the security community. This means that anyone with this knowledge can compromise devices because no protection has been developed since no one is aware of the weakness. What is a VPN?   A VPN from the three companies mentioned here allows a person to create a secure tunnel between their personal network and an endpoint belonging to the VPN companies. This tunnel is secure and any data flowing