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  •       CxSAST for Amazon Web Services   CxSAST hosted on an AWS environment, allows organizations to seamlessly connect to their development lifecycle with all the benefits of being hosted in the cloud. By leveraging CxSAST for AWS, organizations are able to perform Static Application Security Testing in the secure confines of a dedicated Read More » The post AWS appeared first on Checkmarx.

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  • Researchers from security firm Checkmarx say they have found a way to keep Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa listening in on what is said — and even transcribe it. The researchers created a calculator skill for the device. When the skill was launched, the researchers asked a calculation question, which Alexa answered, based on a video Read More » The post Amazon Alexa Tricked By Security Researcher...

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  • Go Programming Language (also known as Golang) is an open source programming language created by Google. Go is compiled, is statically typed as in C (with garbage collection), with limited structural typing, memory safety features and CSP-style concurrent features.   In this blog post, we will recap Go’s security posture facing Regular Expression Denial of Read More » The post ReDoS in Go appeared...

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  • Security researchers say they found a way to make Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant listen in on its users indefinitely — and provide a transcript of everything said in front of the device. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Checkmarx were able to create an Alexa skill — an application for the voice-activated assistant — which was able Read More » The post Amazon’s Alexa could be tricked into snoopi...

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  • IT’S IMPORTANT NOT to overstate the security risks of the Amazon Echo and other so-called smart speakers. They’re useful, fun, and generally have well thought-out privacy protections. Then again, putting a mic in your home naturally invites questions over whether it can be used for eavesdropping—which is why researchers at the security firm Checkmarx started fiddling with Alexa, to see if Read Mor...

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  • As a proof of concept, researchers from Israel-based application-security firm Checkmarx wrote a malicious “skill,” or Alexa functions, that managed to turn an Amazon Echo Dot into a full-fledged eavesdropping device that recorded dialogue indefinitely and sent transcriptions of human speech to a third-party website as well as to Amazon. (The skill was never uploaded to Amazon’s Alexa app Read Mor...

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  • A malicious proof-of-concept Amazon Echo Skill shows how attackers can abuse the Alexa virtual assistant to eavesdrop on consumers with smart devices – and automatically transcribe every word said. Checkmarx researchers told Threatpost that they created a proof-of-concept Alexa Skill that abuses the virtual assistant’s built-in request capabilities. The rogue Skill begins with the initiation Read ...

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  • According to Forbes, the discovery was made by a company called Checkmarx, whose tools test the security of soon-to-be released software. The hack exploits Alexa’s in-built function to listen out for follow-up commands from the user – for example, it might ask did you mean pm or am when you asked to set an alarm for a Read More » The post Latest Alexa hack shows Echo could be turned into scary spy...

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  • Security researchers at the firm Checkmarx said they found a way to create an Alexa skill that would continue listening to users long after they prompted the software, according to Threatpost. The rogue skill could then send a recording and transcript of any audio to its creators. Amazon said it has fixed the flaw, which Read More » The post Researchers Find Alexa Security Flaw to Spy on Users app...

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  • As Security market leader ‘SoftwideSecurity’ deliver the most trustworthy solution to ensure against ever-increasing threats & complying with security regulation by our experience such as implementation, localization and system maintenance in various security technologies. We introduce and provide the most suitable solution for Korean Market among global security vendors after localization complyi...

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  • Hancom MDS Inc. [KOSDAQ : MDS Technology Co],Hancom MDS Inc., the leader in embedded solutions in Korea, has been focusing on the embedded solutions industry for more than 20 years, having served over 1,500 clients, including Samsung, LG, Hyundai, and SK. Hancom MDS Inc. provides customers with global cutting-edge embedded solutions and aim to help Read More » The post Hancom MDS appeared first on...

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  • If you’re using an Amazon Echo, your life is undoubtedly made easier. Instead of searching on your phone the “old fashioned” way, you can simply ask Alexa what the weather is like, to play your favorite song, or to dim the lights.   For the Echo, similar to the Google Home with voice assistant, listening Read More » The post Eavesdropping with Amazon Alexa appeared first on Checkmarx.

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