Verified Twitter accounts phished via hate speech!

Some interesting research from Malwarebytes Labs. The first was around verified Twitter accounts receiving direct messages apparently from Twitter which claimed their accounts had been flagged for hate speech. They would then be redirected to a fake Twitter help centre to input their login credentials.  The second was a Discord phishing campaign where people would recieve … Continue reading Verified Twitter accounts phished via hate speech!

Smart thermostats, Rabbits, and TV Pickup

In a paper titled Unintended consequences of smart thermostats in the transition to electrified heating, researchers discovered that most people don't bother changing the default heating times on these thermostats. As a result at 6am, the strain on the electricity grid peaks as every thermostat clicks on. Akin to launching an inadvertent DDoS attack. Of … Continue reading Smart thermostats, Rabbits, and TV Pickup

Rolling Pwn lets you drive a Honda without the keys!

The Rolling Pwn vulnerability can be used against some keyless Honda's to unlock, start and drive off.  It allows you to eavesdrop on a remote key fob from about 100 feet away (which for my American friends is the distance from pitchers mount to the outfield grass).  On Twitter, @RobDrivesCars replicated the bug in a nice video … Continue reading Rolling Pwn lets you drive a Honda without the keys!