A look at some of the top stories this week in the world of automotive, IoT, Industry 4.0, and Enterprise Edge product cybersecurity.
Vulnerability in WhatsApp Opens the Door for Code Execution Attacks (Security Week)
Known as CVE-2019-11931, the buffer overflow vulnerability can be triggered simply by sending an MP4 file via WhatsApp, Facebook reports. The flaw could be used to install malicious apps onto a device.
Android Smartphones being Sold with Vulnerabilities Already Installed (Forbes)
Security company Kryptowire reports they have found a total of 146 vulnerabilities affecting Android users, and to make matters worse, the flaws don’t require the user to download a malicious app.
Time for a New Router? D-Link Adds More Flawed Routers to No-Fix List (threatpost)
Remote Code Execution flaw affects 13 model D-Link routers, and company said routers won’t be fixed because they have reached end of life.
Critical Android Vulnerability Can Allow Remote Code Execution Attacks (nowsecure)
Researchers find that Android uses a library based on libpac, which can open up a huge attack surface against a platform app.