The dismantled AlientSpy remote access Trojan, the same malware found on the phone of dead Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, has resurfaced with new crypto and a new name.
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Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about the news from Black Hat, car hacking, the Mary Ann Davidson blog post, and the Android security mess.
A Stagefright vulnerability patch is incomplete and Android devices remain exposed. Google has made a new patch open source and will update devices over-the-air next month.
At Black Hat, two recent Boston University computer engineering graduates revealed software and hardware hacks against the latest versions of the popular Square Reader.
Researchers at Black Hat found a weak spot in some WSUS configurations that could allow an attacker to compromise any server or desktop in an enterprise.
If the Wassenaar Arrangement rules proposed by the United States aren’t modified significantly before they’re implemented, dark days may lie ahead for the research community, experts say.
A device called BEKey which is the size of a quarter and can be installed in 60 seconds on a proximity card reader could potentially be used to break physical access controls in 80 percent of deployments.
Researchers at Seculert have discovered the latest twist to DGA Changer, which now is able to generate a fake stream of domains if it detects it’s being executed in a virtual machine.
Do not let Samy Kamkar near your car. Kamkar has built a new device that is about the size of a wallet and can intercept the codes used to unlock most cars and many garage doors.
At Black Hat, cryptographer Matthew Green and attorney James Denaro broke down the Going Dark crypto issue, including the struggle to find a feasible solution going forward.