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A Guide to the Dark Web’s Lighter Side

It's not all child porn and hit men for hire. The post A Guide to the Dark Web’s Lighter Side appeared first on WIRED.

Modular CoreBot poses severe threat to data protection, privacy

The bolt-on malware highlights the evolution of malicious software designed to infiltrate systems and steal sensitive data.

Samsung connected home fridge becomes weapon in MITM attacks

It is no longer only PCs and mobile devices which may harbor an attack designed to steal your data -- could your fridge be next?

Spy Agencies Can Run Wild Because Oversight Is Broken

The people charged with guarding against intelligence abuses are spectacularly ignorant about technology. The post Spy Agencies Can Run Wild Because Oversight Is Broken appeared first on WIRED.

Katie Moussouris Wants Us to Pay Hackers to Find Our Bugs

Moussouris is on a mission to convince the government that security research is vital to keeping us all safe. The post Katie Moussouris Wants Us to Pay Hackers to Find Our Bugs appeared first on WIRED.

Malware Trend Continues Relentless Climb

Malware development continues to remain healthy. Intel Security Group’s McAfee Labs Threat Report: August 2015 shows malware’s quarterly growth at 12% for the second quarter of 2015. The overall count of known unique malware samples has reached a mesmerizing 433 million. Show More Summary

Intel Security Looks Back Five Years

August 19 marks the fifth anniversary of the announcement that Intel would acquire McAfee. For those of us who have been here since that day, it’s been an incredible ride. In the McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2015, published today,...Show More Summary

Best practices for preventing Dridex infections

Mitigating the Dridex threat at multiple levels like file, registry, url and ip address can be achieved at various layers of McAfee security products. Browse the product guidelines available here (click Knowledge Center, and select Product...Show More Summary

Hack Brief: Malware Hits 225,000 (Jailbroken, Mostly Chinese) iPhones

The KeyRaider attack represents "the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware." The post Hack Brief: Malware Hits 225,000 (Jailbroken, Mostly Chinese) iPhones appeared first on WIRED.

US plans 'unprecedented' sanctions against China over hacks

Sanctions -- should they go ahead -- could land as early as mid-September.

Security News This Week: Oh Good, the Weaponized Police Drones Are Here

Each week we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security News This Week: Oh Good, the Weaponized Police Drones Are Here appeared first on WIRED.

Uber Hires the Hackers Who Wirelessly Hijacked a Jeep

The two researchers will apparently be working on securing Uber's self-driving car of the future. The post Uber Hires the Hackers Who Wirelessly Hijacked a Jeep appeared first on WIRED.

Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You

A lawsuit against the NSA for its domestic surveillance program hits a familiar snag. The post Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You appeared first on WIRED.

Ashley Madison CEO Resigns in Wake of Hack, News of Affairs

Ashley Madison CEO steps down after emails leaked by hackers expose that he engaged in affairs. The post Ashley Madison CEO Resigns in Wake of Hack, News of Affairs appeared first on WIRED.

Ashley Madison CEO steps down after hack, data breach

Existing members of senior management will now run the remains of the company.

UK arrests teens for using Lizard Squad rent-a-DDoS service

The NCA has arrested six young people for allegedly buying into the hacktivist groups' Lizard Stresser tool.

BitTorrent patches reflective DDoS attack security vulnerability

A vulnerability which could divert traffic to launch cyberattacks has been mitigated two weeks after public disclosure.

Zero Day Weekly: IBM says block Tor, Google undermines ATS, much ado about Windows 10

Notable security news items for the week ending August 28, 2015. Covers enterprise, application and mobile security, reports and more.

Adobe issues hotfix patch for ColdFusion vulnerability

The XXE security flaw could result in user information leaks and theft.

Interview, Keren Elazari, Researcher and Analyst

I was able to catch up with Keren Elazari at Black Hat.  We talked about her presentation at BSides (Hack the Future) and what it means to us as security professionals.  Keren highlights how bits are controlling atoms more and more every day and how the next 20 years are going to make the changes […]

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