Modern Security Threats are ‘Less About …

Today's attack surface is broader, more open, and demands a proactive approach to security, according to former RSA chairman Art Coviello.As the threat landscape changes, so too do demands on cybersecurity leaders and...

Adding Backdoors at the Chip Level

Adding Backdoors at the Chip Level Interesting research into undetectably adding backdoors into computer chips during manufacture: "Stealthy dopant-level hardware Trojans: extended version," also available here: Abstract:...

Mailsploit: Email that permits sender spoofing

Pretending to be somebody you're not in an email has never been very sufficiently hard – all thanks to phishing, that endless scourge of web security. In any case, now one researcher recently,...

Critical flaw in Pivotal’s Spring Data REST allows to hack any machine that runs...

A critical flaw in Pivotal’s Spring Data REST allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands on any machine that runs an application built using its...

AIG Launches New Cyber Threat Analysis Service to Understand Cyber Risks

American International Group Inc., an American multinational insurance company, has launched a new system for cyber threat analysis.The system scores companies on the degree to which a cyber attack may affect their business...

Over 500,000 Windows Machines Infected with Monero Mining Software

More than 526,000 Windows hosts – mostly Windows servers – have been infected by a Monero miner known as Smominru, according to researchers at Proofpoint. In a blog on its website Proofpoint, having been...

Brazilian Criminals Use HTTP Injectors to Gain Free Mobile Internet Access

In a growing trend, threat actors are using HTTP injectors to gain free internet access – which may result in a loss of revenue for telecommunications companies worldwide, particularly those that require a...

Is Enumerating Resources on a Website “Hacking”?

I saw a story pop up this week which made a bunch of headlines and upon sharing it, also sparked some vigorous debate. It all had to do with a 19-year-old bloke in...

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