Danielle Walker

Recent articles by Danielle Walker

Leading tech companies make joint call for surveillance reform

Leading tech companies make joint call for surveillance reform

Heavyweight software and social media firms, including Apple, Microsoft and Twitter, have joined in on the coalition.
Dec 10 2013 4:00PM
"Tower dump" of consumer mobile data a popular police snooping tactic

"Tower dump" of consumer mobile data a popular police snooping tactic

Among 125 law enforcement agencies in 33 states, one in every four use the "tower dump" tactic, new reports reveal.
Dec 10 2013 2:05PM
Russia prosecutes suspected BlackHole author and 12 cohorts

Russia prosecutes suspected BlackHole author and 12 cohorts

Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has revealed that the author of the infamous BlackHole exploit kit is being prosecuted in the country.
Dec 10 2013 12:00PM
Patch Tuesday to include 11 security fixes from Microsoft

Patch Tuesday to include 11 security fixes from Microsoft

With the monthly update, Microsoft will fix a TIFF zero-day impacting users, but not a serious Windows XP flaw under active attack.
Dec 9 2013 7:00AM
BlackHole gang prosecuted

BlackHole gang prosecuted

Ruskies pounce on Paunch.
Dec 9 2013 5:30AM
Dexter point-of-sale malware strikes U.S. and abroad

Dexter point-of-sale malware strikes U.S. and abroad

After recently impacting banks in South Africa, the malware is now infecting point-of-sale systems throughout the globe, including those in the U.S., a security firm found.
Dec 5 2013 1:08PM
Linux worm targets 'internet of things'

Linux worm targets 'internet of things'

Exploits PHP vulnerability.
Dec 4 2013 2:05PM
Linux worm infected internet-enabled home devices

Linux worm infected internet-enabled home devices

The worm, called "Darlloz," exploits a PHP vulnerability to spread amongst Linux users.
Dec 4 2013 6:00AM
Lavabit's battle is not over

Lavabit's battle is not over

Response filed to US Government.
Nov 28 2013 2:00PM
 Exploit kit shifts: Neutrino a favourite as Blackhole dissipates

Exploit kit shifts: Neutrino a favourite as Blackhole dissipates

BlackShades RAT booming.
Nov 27 2013 6:30AM
Spotting social engineers: An eye on body language

Spotting social engineers: An eye on body language

Facial expressions don't match speech a giveaway.
Nov 25 2013 4:00PM
XSS, CSRF grants Gmail passwords

XSS, CSRF grants Gmail passwords

Bug fixed.
Nov 25 2013 10:30AM
Firm predicts 2014's 'most dangerous' malware trends

Firm predicts 2014's 'most dangerous' malware trends

Source code leaks to make malware more pervasive.
Nov 25 2013 8:00AM
Aussie US Govt hackers linked to Anonymous, FBI says

Aussie US Govt hackers linked to Anonymous, FBI says

Leaked memo.
Nov 19 2013 3:17PM
Hacktivist Hammond sentenced to 10 years for Stratfor breach

Hacktivist Hammond sentenced to 10 years for Stratfor breach

Follows a year and a half in solitary confinement.
Nov 17 2013 11:50AM
Linux backdoor stole company logins

Linux backdoor stole company logins

Fokirtor trojan discovered.
Nov 17 2013 10:30AM
XSS behind a decade of bank hacks

XSS behind a decade of bank hacks

Penetration testing research.
Nov 15 2013 4:01PM
Microsoft to use SHA-2 crypto hash for certs

Microsoft to use SHA-2 crypto hash for certs

Starting in 2016, the tech giant will require certificate authorities (CAs) to migrate from SHA-1 to the stronger SHA-2 cryptographic hash function when issuing X.509 certs.
Nov 15 2013 3:30PM
Adobe plugs holes in Flash Player and ColdFusion

Adobe plugs holes in Flash Player and ColdFusion

Four vulnerabilities plugged.
Nov 15 2013 12:00PM
Crackers crack Cracked with exploit kit

Crackers crack Cracked with exploit kit

Visitors served ZeroAccess malware.
Nov 14 2013 12:00PM

Log In

Email:
Password:
  |  Forgot your password?