Softpedia – (International) Over 85,000 HP printers found to be publicly accessible via the Internet. A software researcher discovered that over 85,000 printers made by HP are available via a focused Google search, allowing remote access.
Softpedia – (International) Ruby on Rails 3.0.20 and 2.3.16 released to address extremely critical vulnerability. The developers of Ruby on Rails released versions 3.0.20 and 2.3.16 and advised users to immediately apply the update to close a major vulnerability in past versions.
Network World – (International) 5 years after major DNS flaw is discovered, few US companies have deployed long-term fix. Very few U.S. online retailers, internet service providers (ISP), and financial institutions have implemented a major vulnerability in the Domain Name System (DNS), five years after the vulnerability was discovered.
Softpedia – (International) Security hole found on IO, AC, SH, TM domain registrar sites. Hacker recently uncovered a vulnerability in the Web sites of domain registrars who oversee the .io (Indian Ocean), .tm (Turkmenistan), .ac (Ascension Island), and .sh (Saint Helena) domains that allow attackers to gain access – 8 – to DNS records.
Help Net Security – (International) SCADA password cracking code available. The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICSCERT) warned that a proof-of-concept exploit code was released that can brute force passwords to programmable logic controllers (PLC) before the vulnerability could be addressed by the manufacturer, Siemens.