Black Hat roundup: Facebook CSO sounds off, and another warning on a social media scam

The annual Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas is a another opportunity for infosec pros to exchange ideas on...

July 28th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Poorly secured smart home devices and wearables are a potential launch pad for cyber threats

You should be able to trust your garage door opener, but in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT),...

September 8th, 2016 Gary Hilson


Security – An Engine for Business Growth

Security – An Engine for Business Growth

It was once a glib rejoinder from the information technology security pro: The only secure computer is one that’s not...

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New networking protocol endangers security, Black Hat conference told

The annual Black Hat security conferences are usually fountains of black news -- another exploit discovered! criminals are partnering! Here's...

August 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Black Hat too commercial for you?

Black Hat too commercial for you?

Two premiere security conferences -- Black Hat and DefCon -- run back-to-back in Las Vegas this week, each with their...

July 27th, 2010 Tim Greene

Kraken GSM-cracking software is released

Kraken GSM-cracking software is released

The GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) standard used by wireless telecommunications providers will get some scrutiny at next week's...

July 23rd, 2010 Robert McMillan

Microsoft slates June update to block IE8 abuse

Microsoft slates June update to block IE8 abuse

Microsoft Corp. plans to update Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) in June to stymie attacks that could turn the browser's cross-site...

April 21st, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Researcher shows new clickjacking methods

Researcher shows new clickjacking methods

 A computer security researcher has released a new browser-based tool that can be used to experiment with next-generation "clickjacking" attacks...

April 14th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk