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CraigYoungCraig Young is a computer security researcher with Tripwire’s Vulnerability and Exposures Research Team (VERT). He has identified and responsibly disclosed dozens of vulnerabilities in products from Google, Amazon, IBM, NETGEAR, Adobe, HP, Apple, and others. His research has resulted in numerous CVE assignments and repeated recognition in the Google Application Security Hall of Fame. Craig’s presentations on Google authentication weaknesses have led to considerable security improvements for all Google users. Craig won in track 0 and track 1 of the first ever SOHOpelessly Broken contest at DEF CON 22 by demonstrating 10 0-day flaws in SOHO wireless routers. His research into iOS WiFi problems more recently exposed CVE-2015-3728 that could allow devices to inadvertently connect to malicious hot spots. Craig has more recently turned his attention to a different part of the wireless spectrum with research into home automation products as well as RFID/NFC technology.


Players Threatened with Nasty Trojans on Google Play

Gained Access into a Home Network by Hacking Smart TV

Dropbox Malware

Malware Disguised as WhatsApp Update

Encryption in Seven out of Eight Android Apps

Mobiles and Laptops Left in UK Bars Each Year

Windows Encryption Keys Could Expose Users to Hackers

Vulnerability that Could Allow Attackers to Launch Zero-Day Affecting Linux & Android

Twitter Link Crashes iPhones

Browser Extensions are Prime Targets in the Threat Landscape

Warns of Netflix Malware and Scams

HTTPS Websites Vulnerable to Decryption Attack

Nokia Malware Report

Fixes Critical Flaws Affecting Every Version of Windows

Hacking Smart Cars Without an Internet Connection

Android Malware Family Infecting Smartphones through SMS Phishing

Tripwire on Security Flaws in Samsung SmartThings IoT Consumer Platform

Flaws Found in 7-Zip File Archiver

Medical Devices Hit By Ransomware For The First Time In US Hospitals

VERT Threat Alert: Return Of Bleichenbacher’s Oracle Threat (ROBOT)

Georgia Anti-Hacking Legislation A Serious Threat To Cyber Security Industry

E-learning Software ILIAS To Blame For German Government Hack

Cyber Security Skills Shortage Blamed For Halt In Cloud Adoption

Network Middleware Still Struggling With TLS Encryption Issues

VirtualBox Zeroday

Hackers Gained Command Over Thousands Of Chromecasts And Smart TVs To Play PewDiePie Youtube Videos

Android ES File Explorer Vulnerability Exposes All User Data To Attackers On The Same Network

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