OS X security researcher Patrick Wardle is expected at Black Hat to demonstrate how to write advanced Mac malware, including Gatekeeper and Xprotect bypasses, in hopes of raising awareness to the current state of OS malware detection.
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Car hacking just jumped up a few levels. A security researcher has built a small device that can intercept the traffic from the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app and give him persistent access to a user’s vehicle to locate, unlock, and start it. The device is called OwnStar and it’s the creation of Samy Kamkar, a security researcher[…]
At Black Hat next week, researchers Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger are expected to demonstrate how they were able to manipulate a Linux-powered, networked high-end rifle.
Yahoo established its formal bug bounty program nearly two years ago, and the company has paid out more than $1 million in rewards to researchers in that time. But security officials say the value the program has provided to the company has been just as great. Although Yahoo was among the latter wave of major[…]
Apple recently patched a serious issue in its App Store and iTunes Store web apps that could have let a remote attacker inject their own malicious script code into invoices that come from Apple.
Valve Software has patched a vulnerability in the Steam gaming platform that enabled account hijacking through its password reset mechanism.
Multiple critical vulnerabilities have existed, some for nearly five years, in PHP File Manager, a web-based file manager used by several high profile corporations.
Vulnerabilities in Stagefright, which processes media formats in Android, put 950 million devices at risk to remote attacks.
The commenting period regarding the Wassenaar Arrangement expired on Monday but the echo chamber around the largely maligned proposal continues to reverberate.
A few days after issuing a patch and reassuring owners that the attack that shut down the transmission and other systems remotely on a Jeep was not a huge risk, Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall nearly 1.5 million vehicles as a result of the bug exposed in the research. The recall is the result of[…]