A new project by a well-known hacker Samy Kamkar may give control of some drones to anyone with $400 and an hour of free time.
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When authorities in Russia arrested Paunch, the alleged creator of the Blackhole exploit kit, last month, security researchers and watchers of the malware underground predicted that taking him off the board would put a dent in the use of Blackhole and force its customers onto other platforms. Six weeks later, it now appears that Blackhole[...]
The price for Fullz, the information identity thieves crave, has dropped to between $25 and $40 according to a report on the underground economy by Dell SecureWorks.
Attackers are using route injection attacks against BGP-speaking routers to insert additional hops in the traffic stream, redirecting traffic to third-party locations where it can be inspected before it’s sent to its destination.
Researchers at Imperva have detected a surge in attacks against webservers running JBoss Application Server since the public disclosure of exploit code last month.
A hacker group known as Inj3ct0r claims responsibility for attacks on vBulletin and MacRumors, adding they used a zero day in the popular vBulletin forum software to attack the sites.
A pair of researchers from the University of Cambridge have come up with a new side-channel attack that enables them to infer users’ mobile PIN codes with pretty good accuracy by using the camera and microphone on a mobile phone.
Researchers are debating the potential value of a Bitcoin attack that could allow a small cartel of participants to become powerful enough that it could take over the mining process and whether it’s actually practical in the real world.
Security researcher Henry Hoggard recently discovered a cross site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Twitter’s “add a mobile device” feature, giving him the ability to read direct messages and Tweet from any account.
A Palestinian security researcher demonstrated an exploit for a Facebook bug on the timeline of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.