The security industry has done a good job of following the government’s lead when it comes to developing new approaches and strategies.
Browsing Category: Hacks
At the Security Analyst Summit, Kaspersky Lab researchers unveiled three cybercrime outfits—Metel, GCMAN, and Carbanak 2.0—targeting Russian banks with APT-style tactics.
Socat published a security advisory warning users that a hard-coded 1024 Diffie-Hellman prime number was not prime, and that an attacker could listen and recover secrets from a key exchange.
Online malware scanner VirusTotal said it now supports firmware files and can scan uploads for malware implants and other infections.
PayPal has rewarded two researchers with bug bounties for the discovery of a Java serialization vulnerability in manager.paypal.com
Cisco has demonstrated an attack against Stack Smashing Protection in Linux systems that is facilitated by a critical vulnerability in MiniUPnP.
Google has patched Android against a critical Linux kernel vulnerability, and said the number of affected Android devices has been exaggerated.
LastPass has mitigated the effects of a new phishing attack presented this weekend at ShmooCon.
Two separate Apple patches for Gatekeeper bypasses have been incomplete, and leave users exposed to attacks.
Researchers at Vectra Networks describe an attack against an inexpensive webcam and how they were able to turn it into a network backdoor.