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We Uncovered a Chain of Chromecast Vulnerabilities – Here’s Why It Matters.

What We Did, and What You Should Know Before Installing a Custom OS A DirectDefense security researcher, Nolen Johnson, joined two other researchers to exploit three Chromecast vulnerabilities present in the Chromecast with Google TV (CCwGTV) 1080P.  The team developed a chain of three exploits that ultimately allowed an individual to run a custom OS/unsigned... Read more »

What are Botnets and Why are MSSPs So Concerned?

Botnets can linger in networks for years, stealthily probing with malware to exploit vulnerabilities, potentially causing devastating cyberattacks. What can enterprises do to protect themselves? DirectDefense President and CTO Jim Broome explains the difference between two classes of botnets and the importance of upgrading from legacy systems. Read part one of  MSSP Alert’s botnet series.

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