Fortinet Security Updates

Fortinet Security Updates

Fortinet addressed a critical vulnerability that gave remote access to numerous services and was being exploited by threat actors in the wild. The company described the vulnerability as an authentication bypass on the admin interface, allowing unauthenticated users to connect to FortiProxy web proxies, FortiGate firewalls, and FortiSwitch Manager on-prem management instances. Specifically, the flaw…

Toyota T-Connect Database Exposed

Toyota T-Connect Database Exposed

On October 7, 2022, Toyota Motor Corporation made an announcement that the personal information of approximately 296,000 consumers had been compromised. The Toyota T-Connect system enables owners of Toyota automobiles to link their cell phones to their vehicles. By doing so, users can monitor the status of their engines, listen to music, navigate, and track…

Google Leaving IoT Services

Google Leaving IoT Services

Tech giant Google recently announced that it’s closing the doors on its IoT Core service.  Their stated reason for doing so was that their strategic partners can better manage customers’ IoT services and devices. Time will tell if the company’s decision was a good one. Another tech giant, Microsoft, is wasting no time and is…

Zoom Outage Reported

Zoom Outage Reported

Recently Zoom, a popular, cloud-based communications platform used for online meetings and video conferencing, experienced an outage that impacted tens of thousands of users worldwide. The issue began shortly after 8:00 am PDT on Thursday, September 15, 2022, when users reported that they could not log in or join meetings. At 8:17 PDT, the company…

Latest Microsoft Patch Fixes Dozens of Bugs

Latest Microsoft Patch Fixes Dozens of Bugs

Even if you don’t consistently install Microsoft’s security patches as soon as they’re released, the September 2022 patch released this week deserves immediate attention. Dozens of bugs, flaws, and vulnerabilities were addressed in this iteration, including fixes for: *30 Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities 18 Elevation of Privilege vulnerabilities 16 Edge/Chromium vulnerabilities 7 Information Disclosure vulnerabilities…