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UPnP Bug Makes Home Routers Vulnerable
2013-01-29 18:27:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are 2 universal laws that should always be considered when contemplating network security. First, any chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Second, when it comes to convenience and security, you must sacrifice some of one for more of the other. As an example of these two laws at play, security team Rapid7 has issued a white paper describing how common bugs in the everyday protocols used to make connecting to home...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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