Afghan Diplomat Killed by His Guard in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan — An Afghan diplomat was shot and killed by his security guard inside the consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Monday, officials said. Mohammad Zaki Abdu, the third secretary at the consulate, died of his wounds shortly after the shooting, according to the consulate’s spokesman, Haris Khan. “We were working…

ANA, JAL to allow passengers from 7 countries

Japan’s 2 major airlines are allowing people with passports from the 7 countries designated by US President Donald Trump’s travel ban to board flights bound for the US. That follows a decision on Friday by a federal district court in Seattle to temporarily halt the executive action, which banned nationals from the 7 countries, as…

Cameroon goes offline after Anglophone revolt

(CNN)A crippling Internet shutdown is entering a third week in the English-speaking region of Cameroon. The government suspended services for Southwest and Northwest province after a series of protests that resulted in violence and the arrest of community leaders. The shutdown has proved particularly damaging in the city of Buea, the capital of Southwest that…

Can your Netgear router be hijacked? Check now!

Yesterday, researcher Simon Kenin of Trustwave SpiderLabs released information about an authentication bypass flaw affecting a wide variety of Netgear routers, as well as PoC attack code for triggering it. The vulnerability (CVE-2017-5521) can be exploited by attackers to discover the password required to take over control of an affected device. “The bug is exploitable…