Net Neutrality Has a Comeback; Companies Track Locations Legally – ThreatWire

Net Neutrality Has a Comeback; Companies Track Locations Legally - ThreatWire

Net neutrality is on it’s way to being restored, companies share your cellphone location data legally, and attackers could get full root access on Red Hat Linux OS’s. All that coming up now on ThreatWire.

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Net Neutrality
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kzk8zm/senators-pass-net-neutrality-resolution
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/senate-votes-to-overturn-ajit-pais-net-neutrality-repeal/
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8xenqv/senators-who-voted-for-net-neutrality
https://www.markey.senate.gov/news/press-releases/senator-markey-leads-resolution-to-restore-fccs-net-neutrality-rules
https://www.markey.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/CRA%20Net%20Neutrality%20.pdf
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/isps-and-ajit-pai-are-really-sad-about-senates-vote-for-net-neutrality/
https://doyle.house.gov/press-release/fight-save-net-neutrality-moves-house-representatives

Securus and LocationSmart

https://www.cnet.com/news/sen-ron-wyden-wants-to-know-why-police-can-track-any-phone-in-seconds/
https://www.cnet.com/news/securus-reportedly-hacked/
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gykgv9/securus-phone-tracking-company-hacked
https://www.zdnet.com/article/cell-phone-tracking-firm-exposed-millions-of-americans-real-time-locations/
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/tracking-firm-locationsmart-leaked-location-data-for-customers-of-all-major-u-s-mobile-carriers-in-real-time-via-its-web-site/

LocationSmart API Vulnerability


https://www.cnet.com/news/fcc-investigating-locationsmart-over-phone-tracking-flaw/

Full root in linux:
https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2018/05/16/Red-Hat-Addresses-DHCP-Client-Vulnerability
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1567974

Critical Linux Flaw Opens the Door to Full Root Access

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