If the collapse of Mt. Gox wasn't enough, users are now at risk of losing their investments a second, and final, time.
A new report takes a fresh look at how our vulnerability assessments measure up in today's world.
Millions of connected devices are exposed and viewable on the internet — and that puts some countries at a greater risk from hackers than others.
The hack allows activating of the climate control system and disabling the anti-theft alarm, among other functions.
Farnborough International Airshow 2014 I founded Suits and Spooks in 2011 in an effort to make it easier for startup technology companies to engage with the Intelligence Community; a problem based largely back then on an antiquated acquisition system. Show More Summary
COM (Component Object Model) is a technology in Microsoft Windows that enables software components to communicate with each other; it is one of the fundamental architectures in Windows. From the security point of view, several “features” built into COM have lead to many security vulnerabilities. Show More Summary
This post was prepared with the invaluable assistance of Rahamathulla Hussain and Girish Kulkarni. During the last couple of weeks, McAfee Labs has observed a huge increase in spam related to Locky, a new ransomware threat spread via spam campaigns. Show More Summary
Car thieves, rejoice.
A Tor Project co-worker backs up claims of Appelbaum's sexual misconduct posted to an anonymous website and acknowledged by Tor's management. The post Tor Developer Jacob Appelbaum Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Claims appeared first on WIR...
The company said the hack was down to user "carelessness," but it seems the firm's careless use of words has caught up with it.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is meant to protect copyright holders from illegal piracy, but its often broad application can stifle research and free speech. The post Hacker Lexicon: What Is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act? appeared first on WIRED.
The allegations, now made public, have left the Tor Project "deeply troubled" -- but Appelbaum is not going down without a fight.
It's the latest in a string of historical hacks targeting large social networking sites.
Each Saturday 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: A Deluge of Mega-Breaches Dumps on the Dark Web appeared first on WIRED.
Privacy advocates say a study that uses prisoner tattoos for detection purposes crosses the line. The post The FBI's Studying Prisoner Tattoos—And Pissing Off Privacy Hawks appeared first on WIRED.
The databases contains critically-personal information, including names, email addresses, dates of birth, genders, and even social information.
The unusual malware has been specifically designed to target the core systems cities rely on.
Using Vector35’s Binary Ninja, a promising new interactive static analysis and reverse engineering platform, I wrote a script that generated “exploits” for 2,000 unique binaries in this year’s DEFCON CTF qualifying round. If you’re wondering how to remain competitive in a post-DARPA DEFCON CTF, I highly recommend you take a look at Binary Ninja. Before […]
A sysadmin's hacking charges--for deleting files he had authorized access to--raise new questions for the controversial Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The post IT Admin Faces Felony for Deleting Files Under Flawed Hacking Law appeared first on WIRED.
The phone has been dubbed as the “Rolls Royce of smartphones” and uses a physical security touch for activation.