150°
Submitted by mpctips 577d ago | news

UPnP Flaw Leaves Millions of Networked Devices Vulnerable to Attack

Maximum PC: Researchers at Rapid7, a provider of vulnerability management, compliance, and penetration testing solutions for web applications, network, and database security, warns that the popular Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol is flawed, exposing tens of millions of network devices to at least one of three different types of attacks. More than 23 million Internet-connected devices are vulnerable to remote code execution through a single UDP packet, along with tens of millions more via remote discovery on the web. (Industry, PC hardware, Rapid7, Universal Plug and Play)

newsguy  +   577d ago
uh o

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Apple to roll out the iWatch in September?

1h ago - Apple is set to roll out the new iPhone 6 likely at an event taking place on September 9, new inf... | Gadgets
40°

Rumor: Only The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 8GB iPhone 5S To Be Unveiled on September 9th

1h ago - With the end of August closing in fast, every Apple enthusiast out there is eager to find out whe... | Phones
30°

Apple invites sent out, iPhone 6 coming September 9

1h ago - Apple has sent out the invites to the event in which the iPhone 6 will finally be unveiled and un... | Phones
10°

Schrödinger's cat caught on quantum film

1h ago - Schrödinger's cat is the poster child for quantum weirdness. Now it has been immortalised in a po... | Culture
Ad

The Walking Dead Meets Spider-Man

Now - Come join us on Filmwatch this month as we give you a chance to win the Electro Collector's Edition of Amazing Spider-Man 2 or the Limited Edition... | Promoted post
20°

Apple definitely isn’t suing Samsung over these things

1h ago - Here’s an accessory that you definitely can’t accuse Samsung of copying from anyone else. In addi... | Gadgets