APT Cobalt Gypsy or OilRig, used a fake persona called “Mia Ash” to ensnare tech-savvy workers in the oil and gas industry into downloading PupyRAT malware.
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Spyware called Adups found on millions of low-end phones is still collecting personal identifiable information of users despite public outcry.
Three radiation monitoring device vendors will not patch a handful of vulnerabilities that could be abused by hackers, including a backdoor that affords high privileges on one device.
At Black Hat, Facebook CSO Alex Stamos’ keynote message was one of bringing empathy and inclusion to security, and that it’s time to stop being insular.
Microsoft has said it will not patch a two-decade-old Windows SMB vulnerability, called SMBloris because it behaves comparably to the Slowloris attacks. The flaw will be disclosed and demonstrated during DEF CON.
At Black Hat, two RIT professors are expected to deliver a talk about the professional skills gap in security and how academic programs are falling short.
Researchers have a devised a way to trick a web server into caching pages and exposing personal data to attackers.
Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring preview Black Hat, which starts tomorrow in Las Vegas.
This week at Black Hat, Mac malware expert Patrick Wardle will describe how he used a custom-built command and control server to analyze new spying capabilities in a variant of the FruitFly backdoor.
Researchers are sounding an alarm over the growing number of Bluetooth devices used for keyless entry and mobile point-of-sales systems that are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks.