Serious Unpatched Vulnerability Uncovered in Popular Belkin Wemo Smart Plugs

Belkin Wemo Smart Plugs Vulnerability

The second generation version of Belkin’s Wemo Mini Smart Plug has been found to contain a buffer overflow vulnerability that could be weaponised by a threat actor to inject arbitrary commands remotely. The issue, assigned the identifier CVE-2023-27217, was discovered and reported to Belkin on January 9, 2023, by Israeli IoT security company Sternum, which reverse-engineered the […]

Discord discloses data breach after support agent got hacked

Discord discloses data breach after support agent got hacked - LoughTec Cyber Security Company

Discord is notifying users of a data breach that occurred after the account of a third-party support agent was compromised. The security breach exposed the agent’s support ticket queue, which contained user email addresses, messages exchanged with Discord support, and any attachments sent as part of the tickets. Discord says it immediately addressed the breached […]

U.K. Fraudster Behind iSpoof Scam Receives 13-Year Jail Term for Cyber Crimes

A U.K. national responsible for his role as the administrator of the now-defunct iSpoof online phone number spoofing service has been sentenced to 13 years and 4 months in prison. Tejay Fletcher, 35, of Western Gateway, London, was awarded the sentence on May 18, 2023. He pleaded guilty last month to a number of cyber offences, including facilitating […]