Why Netgear’s Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Shows Defense-in-Depth at Home Matters

Many home networks rely on the home router as the primary and only defense against internet-based threats. However, a recent high-severity buffer-overflow vulnerability in several popular Netgear home routers demonstrates why this should change to a defense-in-depth approach. Here’s why this particular vulnerability matters and how you can use defense-in-depth principles to help safeguard your […]

Overview of a Common Vulnerability and Exposure (CVE) in a Smart TV and Recommendations for Mitigation:

Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVEs) are widely used to identify and track security vulnerabilities in various types of software and hardware, including smart TVs like Sony Bravia. One such vulnerability, which affects multiple models of Sony Bravia TVs, is CVE-2018-16986. Example of a vulnerability: CVE-2018-16986 is a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that could have allowed […]