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Black Hat 2018: Google’s Tabriz Talks Complex Security Landscapes

8 Srpen, 2018 - 22:24
At Black Hat, Google's Parisa Tabriz discussed how to navigate the complex security environment with long-term thinking and a policy of open collaboration.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

‘Chaff Bug’ Defense Rolls Out Shiny Objects for Attackers to Find

8 Srpen, 2018 - 20:12
Rather than eliminating bugs, the idea is to add large numbers of non-exploitable bugs to software as decoys to waste cyber-criminals' time.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Threatlist: Manufacturing, a Top Target for Espionage

8 Srpen, 2018 - 19:24
Vectra’s 2018 Spotlight Report found that attackers can easily spy, spread and steal information, largely unhindered by the insufficient internal access controls that are in place.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Black Hat 2018: Patrick Wardle on Breaking and Bypassing MacOS Firewalls

8 Srpen, 2018 - 15:25
A Black Hat talk demonstrates the ease of poking holes in firewalls: How to break, bypass and dismantle macOS firewall products.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Black Hat 2018: Update Mechanisms Allow Remote Attacks on UEFI Firmware

8 Srpen, 2018 - 13:20
The glitch stems from a functionality intended to allow updates to the UEFI firmware.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Podcast: enSilo CEO on Black Hat USA 2018 Top Trends

8 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
As Black Hat's keynote kicks off today, Threatpost pinpoints the most popular trends of the conference with enSilo's CEO.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Fresh Approach to WiFi Cracking Uses Packet-Sniffing

7 Srpen, 2018 - 23:29
The new strategy allows an attacker to instead lift ID information directly from the router, within minutes.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cybersecurity Certifications: Why They Matter and How to Know Which Ones To Pursue

7 Srpen, 2018 - 20:37
Here is why security professionals need to understand the merits of obtaining certification in today's job market and how it can give them a leg up over their competition.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Adds Direct Trust for Let’s Encrypt

7 Srpen, 2018 - 19:55
Let’s Encrypt certificates can now stand on their own for almost all newer versions of operating systems, browsers and devices.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Pentagon Bans Soldiers from Using GPS Apps and Devices

7 Srpen, 2018 - 18:24
This includes physical fitness aids, applications in phones that track locations, and other devices and apps that could pinpoint and track the location of individuals in active combat zones.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Threatlist: Financial Services Firms Lag in Patching Habits

7 Srpen, 2018 - 15:15
Half of breached firms say they were compromised due to a vulnerability for which a patch was available but not applied.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Podcast: Black Hat USA 2018 Preview

7 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
Threatpost editors Tom Spring, Lindsey O'Donnell and Tara Seals preview Black Hat USA and DEF CON 2018, which both take place this week in Las Vegas.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Fortnite Skips Google Play For Android Apps, Irking Security Experts

6 Srpen, 2018 - 20:10
Security experts aren't happy after Fortnite's creator, Epic Games, announced it would not go through Google Play.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ramnit Changes Shape with Widespread Black Botnet

6 Srpen, 2018 - 18:57
A massive proxy botnet is just the tip of the iceberg, a warning sign of a bigger operation in the works by the Ramnit operators.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Top iPhone Supplier Battles WannaCry Infection

6 Srpen, 2018 - 16:28
Production lines were halted for two days, and the effects to the global supply chain for mobile phones could be felt for the third quarter and beyond.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Consumer DNA Testing Takes a Step Towards Privacy, Transparency

3 Srpen, 2018 - 21:50
Ancestry, MyHeritage and others have committed to a policy framework for the collection, protection, sharing and use of consumer genetic data.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Salesforce.com Warns Marketing Customers of Data Leakage SNAFU

3 Srpen, 2018 - 20:01
Potentially impacted customers include organizations like Aldo, Dunkin Donuts, GE, HauteLook, Nestle Waters, News Corp Australia and Sony.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Threatlist: SMB Security Challenges Grow with the Cloud

3 Srpen, 2018 - 19:06
Top IT security barriers cited by respondents include budget constraints, and limited time to research and understand new threats.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ThreatList: Spam’s Revival is Tied to Adobe Flash’s Demise

2 Srpen, 2018 - 21:17
Spam is back with a vengeance, thanks to the demise of attack vectors such as Adobe Flash.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Phishing Campaign Steals Money From Industrial Companies

2 Srpen, 2018 - 18:46
Phishing emails purported to be commercial offers - but were really installing remote administration software on victims’ systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security