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Internet-connected irrigation systems suffer from security gaps that could be exploited by attackers aiming, for example, to deplete a city’s water reserves, researchers warn Security researchers have warned of a potential attack that – using a “piping botnet” of internet-connected irrigation systems that water simultaneously – could impact a city’s water system to the point
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by Paul Ducklin At the recent DEF CON cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas, macOS security researcher Patrick Wardle did something that the responsible disclosure doctrine says is a bit naughty. He “dropped 0day” on Apple’s macOS, meaning that he publicly revealed an exploit for which no patch is yet available. Exploits against unpatched vulnerabilities are