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Ireland's Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin drew a capacity crowd for a full day of security briefings, networking, hotly contested capture-the-flag and secure-coding challenges, as well as a chance to sharpen one's lock-picking skills.
Dell is moving to patch a customer-support application preinstalled on many laptops and PCs after security researchers found that it installs a root certificate that could be abused by attackers to intercept private data.
Despite near-constant warnings from law enforcement officials and the information security community, too many organizations still aren't taking security seriously, experts warned at the Irish Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a Guide to Application Whitelisting that provides step-by-step instructions on deploying automated application whitelisting to help prevent malware from accessing IT systems.
Apple is moving to contain an outbreak of malicious apps being distributed via its official App Store that were infected with XcodeGhost malware. Hundreds of apps and millions of users were reportedly infected.
The most recent HP Security Cyber Risk Report revealed that vulnerabilities in production software are still pervasive. Finding software vulnerabilities is only part of the battle; actually fixing those vulnerabilities can sometimes be an elusive goal, especially when you lack access to the code. Using Runtime...
Applications are a primary target for cyber attacks. Historically, Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) have been a popular choice for protecting production applications from attack. But they have their limitations, and advice on how to bypass a WAF is readily available. Learn how context from within the application...
In the wake of the discovery of the serious Android Stagefright flaws, which affect an estimated 950 million devices, security researchers reveal that they discovered yet another Stagefright flaw - and that Google's initial fix could be exploited.
The Windows 10 Home edition being released by Microsoft includes on-by-default cloud services that may pose "bring your own device" risks to organizations, F-Secure security expert Sean Sullivan warns.
Thou shalt not reverse engineer Oracle's products. That was the stunning diktat issued by Oracle CSO Mary Ann Davidson in a blog post that some are reading as a declaration of war against the security research community.
The APT gang known as Darkhotel quickly tapped a Hacking Team exploit for Flash, Kaspersky Lab reports. But the gang's ongoing trickery shows that organizations must do more than just patch against the latest threats.
The Black Hat conference features presentations that have already led to very public warnings about remotely hackable flaws in everything from Jeep Cherokees and Linux-powered rifles to Android mobile devices and Mac OS X.
Attackers could abuse flaws in Android's Stagefright media library to seize control of almost 950 million devices, just by sending a text, a security researcher warns. But will most devices ever see related fixes?