Blog Profile / Zero Day


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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Malware disguised by SSL traffic spikes over the last year

New research suggests encrypted traffic is becoming the go-to method for threat actors to hide malicious code.

Georgia Tech awarded DARPA grant to develop new IoT protection

The $9.4 million grant will be used to research new techniques for protecting embedded Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

How hackers can make 'virtually any person' click on a dangerous link

Human traits like curiosity "cannot be patched" against these kinds of vulnerabilities, says one leading computer science researcher.

Chinese hackers take down Vietnam airport systems

A group of hackers linked to China have allegedly compromised systems at major Vietnamese airports.

FBI investigate US political party hacks, Russian ties

Is Russia at the heart of the alleged intrusion into Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee systems?

Pwnie Express makes IoT, Android security arsenal open source

The software should help penetration testers identify and locate threats to Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Getting caught using a VPN in the UAE will cost you over $500,000

The consequences of circumventing censorship and masking your trail are now very severe.

Amazon saw spike in US demands for customer data

Its third transparency report showed an eight-fold increase in search warrants.

BlackBerry's 'improved' crypto brings same security, less trust

The improvements offer 'zero practical benefit in exchange for shakier trust'.

EU recommends outlawing backdoors, while UK pushes for them

A review of European privacy laws said that "the use of end-to-end encryption should also be encouraged."

Tor inquiry: 'Sexually aggressive' Appelbaum humiliated and frightened others

The investigation into former core developer Jacob Appelbaum has brought forward claims that he "bullied" and "intimidated" others.

PhishMe raises $42.5 million in Series C funding

The company, which trains enterprise staff to detect malicious threats, has raised more cash to expand globally.

Signal Sciences pushes real-time security solution to tech firms

A number of companies have signed up for tech which makes real-time updates and DevOps easier to integrate.

LastPass unpatched zero-day vulnerability gives hackers access to your account

The security flaw was one of "a bunch of critical problems" discovered by a prominent researcher who simply took a quick look at the software.

Serious security flaws found in Osram smart bulbs

The smart home tech company reportedly won't patch all of the vulnerabilities.

Over 100 suspicious, snooping Tor nodes discovered

Tor nodes are acting oddly -- and it may be a sign that they are snooping on services they host.

Amid worries of Russian cyber-invasion, Estonia to store citizen data in UK

The Baltic nation state was hit by a massive Russian cyber-offensive in 2007.

Amazon Silk browser ignored SSL searches, failing to protect your privacy

The Kindle browser may have been built with performance in mind, but seems to have fallen short when it comes to security.

TSA Safe Skies master key, blueprints released by hacking group

Reverse engineers have created and released a tool required to open Safe Skies luggage locks.

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