Greg Masters

Recent articles by Greg Masters

The new IoT bot Persirai is like Mirai, but worse

The new IoT bot Persirai is like Mirai, but worse

Detected on more than 120,000 IP cameras.
May 11 2017 9:30AM
Dridex is back

Dridex is back

And it's targeting Australian bank customers.
Apr 6 2017 11:46AM
HEIST attack breaches HTTPS in the browser

HEIST attack breaches HTTPS in the browser

Can tap into HTTPS comms without MITM position.
Aug 5 2016 5:16AM
Microsoft critical patch hours away

Microsoft critical patch hours away

Updates to arrive 3AM Saturday.
Sep 21 2012 10:53AM
Woman fined $212,000 for sharing 24 music files

Woman fined $212,000 for sharing 24 music files

Thomas-Rasset case expected to hit Supreme Court.
Sep 18 2012 9:18AM
Hacker McKinnon refuses medical test in extradition proceedings

Hacker McKinnon refuses medical test in extradition proceedings

Matter taken to High Court.
Jul 23 2012 9:40AM
Carder 'Fortezza' pleads innocent

Carder 'Fortezza' pleads innocent

Accused of hawking more than 44,000 credit cards.
Jun 18 2012 9:35AM
US unveils initiatives to fight botnets

US unveils initiatives to fight botnets

Industry Botnet Group spearheads work.
Jun 4 2012 10:53AM
US, Israel wrote Stuxnet, officials say

US, Israel wrote Stuxnet, officials say

The NSA and Unit 8200 developed the worm to sabotage Iran's nuclear program.
Jun 4 2012 10:41AM
Hacker charged after million dollar heist

Hacker charged after million dollar heist

Scammers made nine-fold profit in minutes.
Apr 19 2012 6:49AM
Oracle to patch 88 vulnerabilities

Oracle to patch 88 vulnerabilities

Quarterly fix covers hundreds of products.
Apr 16 2012 11:53AM
Oracle patches 88 vulnerabilities

Oracle patches 88 vulnerabilities

Fixes for Sun, Solaris and MySQL.
Apr 16 2012 9:17AM
Hal Tipton, Father of CISSP, dies at 89

Hal Tipton, Father of CISSP, dies at 89

Co-founder of ISC2 and avid volunteer.
Mar 20 2012 8:46AM
White House replaces federal CTO

White House replaces federal CTO

Internal promotion.
Mar 14 2012 11:16AM
Breaches help bend ears of execs

Breaches help bend ears of execs

Make your CEO security savvy.
Mar 2 2012 12:32PM
Microsoft to fix Internet Explorer hole

Microsoft to fix Internet Explorer hole

Patch Tuesday to include nine fixes for 21 vulnerabilities.
Feb 13 2012 10:34AM
Israeli hacker posts 18,000 Arab Facebook logins

Israeli hacker posts 18,000 Arab Facebook logins

Calls for ceasefire in hacking war.
Jan 24 2012 9:44AM
Spam now using QR codes

Spam now using QR codes

Targets mobile users.
Jan 12 2012 9:24AM
45,000 stolen Facebook logins found

45,000 stolen Facebook logins found

Ramnit virus variant harvested login credentials to a single server.
Jan 6 2012 10:45AM
Yahoo wins $610M spam judgment

Yahoo wins $610M spam judgment

Could be a win in name only.
Dec 13 2011 9:43AM

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