Tag: black hat

Backdoor found in D-Link routers 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Known since 2010.
D-Link routers found to contain backdoors 
Don't downplay the 'master key' Android bug, researcher says  
Chinese hackers attack honeypot water utility 
Pwnie awards see gongs for Barnaby Jack, Edward Snowden and Dual Core 
By Dan Raywood | Aug 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
The winners of the annual Pwnie awards were announced this week in Las Vegas.
Telcos close major SIM card vulnerability 
By Marcos Colon | Aug 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
Flaw allowed attackers to compromise SIMs.
Black Hat: Barnaby Jack's life and legacy remembered 
By Dan Kaplan | Aug 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
Tributes flow at Black Hat.
Chinese hackers take over fake water utility 
In pictures: #BlackHat 2013 wrap 
By SC Australia Staff | Aug 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
Black Hat 2013 in Las Vegas is underway. The signature conference is one of a series of technical information security conferences that bring together thought leaders from all ...
Diabetic researcher finds insulin pump memory glitch that almost killed him 
EFF on how researchers should navigate anti-hacking laws 
By Marcos Colon | Aug 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
Seek legal advice before starting projects.
Competition seeks better password hashes 
By Danielle Walker | Aug 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
Crackable algos not good enough.
Charger can wipe iPhones, install malware 
Ad networks become shadowy JavaScript-flavoured DoS bots 
NSA chief defends surveillance programs at Black Hat 
By Dan Kaplan | Aug 1, 2013 | Comment Now 
Privacy advocate Marlinspike calls warm audience reception 'disgusting'.
Pwnie 2013 awards nominees announced 
By Darren Pauli | Jul 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Snowden, Cryptocat and the Internet Census among contenders.
Android master key flaw used in the wild 
Hundreds of millions at risk from SIM card vulnerability  
Fear of prosecution hampers security research 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 22, 2013 | Comment Now 
The biggest loser may be the public.
UN warns on mobile security after SIM hack 
By Jim Finkle | Jul 22, 2013 | Comment Now 
Notifies telcos all phones are vulnerable.
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