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Spanish Police Arrest 2 Nuclear Power Workers for Cyberattacking the Radiation Alert System

Spanish Police Arrest 2 Nuclear Power Workers for Cyberattacking the Radiation Alert System

Jul 29, 2022
Spanish law enforcement officials have announced the arrest of two individuals in connection with a cyberattack on the country's radioactivity alert network (RAR), which took place between March and June 2021. The act of sabotage is said to have disabled more than one-third of the sensors that are maintained by the Directorate-General for Civil Protection and Emergencies ( DGPCE ) and used to monitor excessive radiation levels across the country. The reason for the attacks is unknown as yet. "The two detainees, former workers, attacked the computer system and caused the connection of the sensors to fail, reducing their detection capacity even in the environment of nuclear power plants," the Policía Nacional  said . The law enforcement probe, dubbed Operation GAMMA, commenced in June 2021 in the immediate aftermath of the attack perpetrated against the RAR network, which is a mesh of 800 gamma radiation detection sensors deployed in various parts of the country to de
XSS Vulnerability in Apple website

XSS Vulnerability in Apple website

Nov 13, 2012
A 16 years old Spanish Whitehat hacker going by name " The Pr0ph3t " found XSS Vulnerability on Apple website. The Vulnerability reported in Apple subdomain -  https://locate.apple.com , where users can choose a service center location. About Cross site scripting : Cross-Site Scripting attacks are a type of injection problem, in which malicious scripts are injected into the otherwise benign and trusted web sites. The malicious script can access any cookies, session tokens, or other sensitive information retained by your browser. This vulnerability may be used by attackers to bypass access controls such as the same origin policy. After capturing HTTP headers, hacker found that there is a parameter called "location" which is actually not filtered for malicious inputs. Hacker. For proof of concept , he inject a JavaScript code - as shown in image.  Vulnerability existence verified by The Hacker News team and its still vulnerable.
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Cracking the Code to Vulnerability Management

websitewiz.ioVulnerability Management / Cloud Security
Vulnerability management in the cloud is no longer just about patches and fixes. In this latest report, the Wiz Security Research team put vulnerability management theory into practice using recently identified vulnerabilities as examples. Get the FREE report
Transform Your Data Security Posture – Learn from SoFi's DSPM Success

Transform Your Data Security Posture – Learn from SoFi's DSPM Success

Nov 28, 2023Data Security / Posture Management
As cloud technology evolves, so does the challenge of securing sensitive data. In a world where data duplication and sprawl are common, organizations face increased risks of non-compliance and unauthorized data breaches. Sentra's DSPM (Data Security Posture Management) emerges as a comprehensive solution, offering continuous discovery and accurate classification of sensitive data in the cloud. This informative webinar, " Securing Sensitive Data Starts with Discovery and Classification: SoFi's DSPM Story " unveils the success story of SoFi, a pioneering cloud-native financial services provider, and its journey with Sentra's DSPM. It explores the challenges and triumphs in securing cloud data and a roadmap to implementing effective DSPM strategies in your organization. Expert Panel: Aviv Zisso:  As Director of Customer Success at Sentra, Aviv brings deep insights into data security needs and solutions. Pritam H Mungse:  SoFi's Director of Product Security, Pr
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