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Beyond Root: Custom Firmware for Embedded Mobile Chips

In this DEFCON presentation, Christopher Wade shows us his methods for extracting, analysing, and abusing a Samsung bootloader to create custom firmware for his mobile phone.

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NSA Warns Public Networks are Hacker Hotbeds

Agency warns attackers targeting teleworkers to steal corporate data.

Threatpost | 2 days ago
Novel Meteor Wiper Used in Attack that Crippled Iranian Train System

A July 9th attack disrupted service and taunted Iran’s leadership with hacked screens directing customers to call the phone of Iranian Supreme L...

Threatpost | 2 days ago
UC San Diego Health Breach Tied to Phishing Attack

Employee email takeover exposed personal, medical data of students, employees and patients.

Threatpost | 3 days ago
CISA’s Top 30 Bugs: One’s Old Enough to Buy Beer

There are patches or remediations for all of them, but they're still being picked apart. Why should attackers stop if the flaws remain unpatched,...

Threatpost | 3 days ago
Israeli Government Agencies Visit NSO Group Offices

Authorities opened an investigation into the secretive Israeli security firm.

Threatpost | 3 days ago
Six Malicious Linux Shell Scripts Used to Evade Defenses and How to Stop Them

Uptycs Threat Research outline how malicious Linux shell scripts are used to cloak attacks and how defenders can detect and mitigate against them.

Threatpost | 4 days ago
8 Security Tools to be Unveiled at Black Hat USA

Security researchers and practitioners share a host of new cyber tools for penetration testing, reverse engineering, malware defense, and more.

Dark Reading | 4 days ago
BlackMatter & Haron: Evil Ransomware Newborns or Rebirths

They’re either new or old REvil & DarkSide wine in new bottles. Both have a taste for deep-pocketed targets and DarkSide-esque virtue-signaling. ...

Threatpost | 4 days ago
Reboot of PunkSpider Tool at DEF CON Stirs Debate

Researchers plan to introduce a revamp of PunkSpider, which helps identify flaws in websites so companies can make their back-end systems more...

Threatpost | 4 days ago
Podcast: Why Securing Active Directory Is a Nightmare

Researchers preview work to be presented at Black Hat on how AD “misconfiguration debt” lays out a dizzying array of attack paths, such as in Pet...

Threatpost | 5 days ago
No More Ransom Saves Victims Nearly €1 billion Over 5 Years

No More Ransom is collecting decryptors so ransomware victims don’t have to pay to get their data back and attackers don’t get rich.

Threatpost | 5 days ago
Biden Administration Responds to Geopolitical Cyber Threats

In response to growing concerns regarding the recent uptick in large-scale, nation-state-backed ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure, the...

Dark Reading | a week ago
7 Hot Cyber Threat Trends to Expect at Black Hat

A sneak peek of some of the main themes at Black Hat USA next month.

Dark Reading | a week ago
Law Firm for Ford, Pfizer, Exxon Discloses Ransomware Attack

Campbell Conroy & O'Neil reports the attack affected personal data including Social Security numbers, passport numbers, and payment card data for...

Dark Reading | a week ago
US Accuses China of Using Criminal Hackers in Cyber Espionage Operations

DOJ indicts four Chinese individuals for alleged role in attacks targeting intellectual property, trade secrets belonging to defense contractors,...

Dark Reading | a week ago
How Gaming Attack Data Aids Defenders Across Industries

Web application attacks against the video game industry quadrupled in 2020 compared to the previous year, but companies outside entertainment can...

Dark Reading | a week ago
NSO Group Spyware Used On Journalists & Activists Worldwide

An investigation finds Pegasus spyware, intended for use on criminals and terrorists, has been used in targeted campaigns against others around...

Dark Reading | a week ago
When Ransomware Comes to (Your) Town

While steps for defending against a ransomware attack vary based on the size of the government entity and the resources available to each one,...

Dark Reading | a week ago
7 Ways AI and ML Are Helping and Hurting Cybersecurity

In the right hands, artificial intelligence and machine learning can enrich our cyber defenses. In the wrong hands, they can create significant harm.

Dark Reading | a week ago
Breaking Down the Threat of Going All-In With Microsoft Security

Limit risk by dividing responsibility for infrastructure, tools, and security.

Dark Reading | a week ago
Researchers Create New Approach to Detect Brand Impersonation

A team of Microsoft researchers developed and trained a Siamese Neural Network to detect brand impersonation attacks.

Dark Reading | 2 weeks ago
Recent Attacks Lead to Renewed Calls for Banning Ransom Payments

While attackers in protected jurisdictions continue to get massive sums for continuing to breach organizations, the ransomware threat will only...

Dark Reading | 2 weeks ago
4 Future Integrated Circuit Threats to Watch

Threats to the supply chains for ICs and other computer components are poised to wreak even more havoc on organizations.

Dark Reading | 2 weeks ago
How to Attract More Computer Science Grads to the Cybersecurity Field

With 465,000 cybersecurity job openings in the United States, why is recruiting so difficult? A recent college graduate offers his take.

Dark Reading | 2 weeks ago

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