Apple has bowed to pressure from the regime in Beijing, and removed some VPN apps from the Chinese version of its iOS App Store.
Archives - July 2017
The number of IoT devices is set to surpass 20 billion by 2020. We take a look at how connected things threaten our security as cybercriminals exploit weaknesses in the smartphones that control them.
Trick the firmware and you have access to the whole system. Here at Black Hat, there are a lot of people doing just that.
Anton Cherepanov, a malware researcher at ESET, has picked up a Pwnie Award for Best Backdoor at this year’s ceremony at Black Hat USA 2017 in Las Vegas.
A homograph attack is what happens when attackers register domains that are similar to the originals, with valid certificates.
If industry frameworks are to inform and secure the critical infrastructure writ large, here at Black Hat there a lot of people punching holes in them, and in simple ways.
This year at Black Hat, tiny automated hacking platforms are everywhere, loaded with tasty purpose-built tools that can be used to break into your systems.
When it comes to protecting corporate information, some doubt whether or not the cloud is the best option. We look at all the security services available.
Cameron Camp, in attendance at this year's Black Hat in Las Vegas, takes a closer look at attacks against physical infrastructure.
Social engineering may play a vital part in persuading a victim to open a malicious executable or website, says ESET's David Harley on social engineering and ransomware.
ESET researchers have discovered an Android app store distributing malware on a mass scale.
A new £20 million cybersecurity programme to train teenagers will be launched in the UK this autumn, as part of the government’s plans to address the skills gap.
It seems that Spiderman is in a spot of trouble, tangled in a web of his own making.
Thales Group has announced the results of its 2017 data threat report, showing that the number of global data breaches has increased from 2016.
This year at Black Hat, it will be incumbent upon newer vendors to make sensational claims to gain market share from established vendor, says Cameron Camp.
ESET are giving away a total of $30,000 in prize money to nonprofits to celebrate 30 years of continuous technological innovation in IT security.
Since the beginning of 2017, ESET has been conducting an investigation into a complex threat mainly targeting Russia and Ukraine. Stantinko has stood out.
A Russian man has been sentenced to five years in prison for helping develop the Citadel malware, which was used to steal personal financial information. It cost more than $5 million in losses.
We are halfway through the year and it is a good opportunity to analyze the extent to which the ideas we gathered in the Trends 2017: Security Held Ransom report have come true.
Businesses leave themselves open to potential data breaches through their ex-employees, according to a new study by OneLogin.