Bubblegum Denial of Service Attack on Clear Channel “Play Subway” Digital Signage

The Clear Channel digital signage network “Subway Play” is vulnerable to bubblegum. A malicious attacker could easily cause a denial of service and likely also damage internal hardware by applying gum or similar other substance to ventilation exhaust grilles.

Computer Security in 1984

In 1984, the long-running TV show Computer Chronicles ran an episode on the increasing problems with computer crime. Some things never seems to change. But did you know The Salami Technique?

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Here, you will periodically find texts on information security issues, hacking, musing on ethics and aesthetics of hacking, shameless promotion of local hackspaces and events and – hopefully – actual security lab research and advisories.