Category: hacks

another android vuln allows malicious code injection

Another day, another Android vulnerability which allows malicious actors to inject malicious code into Android applications without triggering cryptographic safeguards.   And another reason to…

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creepy but effective belgian internet safety psa

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javascript trickery masks evil URLs

If you are like me, “hover over the link and read the URL before you click” is a basic piece of advice you give to…

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attackers are doing their homework – are you?

Some spear phishing wisdom from Security BSides SFO today… Rohyt Belani of PhishMe told an interesting story highlighting just how much research attackers do when…

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java: threat or menace?

It has been a pretty bad few weeks for Oracle’s Java language – zero day vulns, followed by an out of band patch, with another…

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vulnerable voip phones can let attackers listen in on your office

We don’t give too much thought to our VOIP phones – they look like regular old landline phones and seem pretty innocuous sitting on our…

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time to strengthen your human firewall

For the past few years, the Social Engineering Capture the Flag contest has been a highlight of the Defcon security conference.  The report from the…

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epic fail – hackers gonna hack… unless they don’t have to

Earlier this week, an Australian firm providing billing and support services to web hosting firms found that their web site had been destroyed, their Twitter…

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sec breach reporting requirements for publicly traded companies

If you are an information professional at a publicly traded company, I would strongly suggest reading a recent blog post by Richard Bejtlich about the…

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violate corporate policies, go to jail?

This week, the Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals ruled on a case which has an important impact on us information security types: US vs….

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