Browsing Category: Videos

Jeff Forristal on the Android Master-Key Vulnerability

When news of the Android master-key vulnerability began leaking out in early July, details were hard to come by, and that was done intentionally. The researchers at Blue Box Security, a mobile-security start-up, had discovered the vulnerability and were planning to disclose the details of the bug in a presentation at the Black Hat USA 2013 conference.

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How To: Chrome Browser Privacy Settings

The Web browser is the primary portal through which the vast majority of connected users access and interact with the Internet. Each browser has its own security and privacy settings and those settings have an enormous impact on the nature of the relationship between users’ data and the services they encounter online. Google’s Chrome browser has extensive, easy to navigate privacy settings that let users manage everything from digital certificates to location tracking to “Do Not Track” requests.

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Flaw Leaves EA Origin Platform Users Open to Attack

Categories: Videos, Vulnerabilities

Five years ago, a pair of security researchers write a book called Exploiting Online Games in which they described a number of ways in which attackers could take advantage of weaknesses in the protection systems for various gaming platforms. Now, with online gaming having emerged as a massive business, other researchers have picked up the ball and begun finding serious flaws. The latest vulnerability to be disclosed is in EA’s Origin online game-delivery system, which researchers from ReVuln have shown can be exploited remotely to run malicious code on users’ machines.

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