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…

Children’s Book Promotes Iranian Fighters in Syria

The Iranian military is promoting a children’s book that hails pro-Iranian fighters in Syria supporting the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The newly-released book, titled “Angels of Shrine,” is aimed for children as young as 5-years-old and teaches them about “Shrine Defenders,” a term Tehran uses for its fighters stationed in Syria. Tehran says…