Information Security

How are passwords stored?

Have you ever wondered how your passwords are stored in the websites you use?<p>Have you ever wondered why some websites tell you to set a new password, …

Security

What kind of interaction do you want with vendors on Peerlyst?

This is a question to you. Yes, you, our community member who's been enjoying great content for the last year, and want more of it. Speak now, if you …

Security

There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.<p>Luke Jennings …

Security

How to keep hackers from tricking you with this invisible phishing attack

A new vulnerability found in major web browsers will make it easy for cybercriminals to carry out browser phishing attacks and lure their victims …

Security

MilkyDoor malware turns Androids into backdoors to attack enterprise networks

Routines and techniques build on those of the malware’s predecessor, DressCode.<p>| April 22, 201711:26 am | Filed under: Android, Malware 0<p>A new …

Security

Password Managers That Protect Your Data Better Than You

The digital world is the new wild west, where sometimes the law works well, and other times a bullet to the head at high noon is as close to justice …

Security

Over 36,000 Computers Infected with NSA's DoublePulsar Malware

DOUBLEPULSAR, one of the NSA hacking tools leaked last Friday by the Shadow Brokers, has been used in the wild by ordinary hackers, who infected over …

Cybercrime

Unicode trick lets hackers hide phishing URLs

Some perfectly authentic looking web addresses are not what they seem and not all browsers are taking the problem seriously<p>Here’s a challenge for …

Security

Would You Like a Backdoor With That Linksys Router, Sir?

Linksys says that 25 router models are vulnerable to remote hacking and could be taken over by an attacker if users still use their default admin …

Security

Android Geo-Location Spyware Installed By Up To 5 Million Users

4/21/2017<br>04:05 PM<p>50%<p>50%<p>SMSVova, disguised itself as a system update app and duped between 1 million and 5 million users into downloading it from the …

Technology

Ambient light sensors can be used to snoop on us while we're web browsing

Why it matters to you<p>There's yet another unexpected way for hackers to attack a system and steal our data, this time using its ambient light …

Security

Security News This Week: A Coachella Smartphone Thief Forgot About ‘Find My iPhone’

Another week, another round of exploits and intrigue. The good news? North Korea didn’t do a nuclear test, as had been feared, and the missile launch …

Security

Acknowledgments – 2017

Microsoft extends thanks to the following for working with us to help protect customers.<p><b>Bulletin ID</b><p><b>Vulnerability Title</b><p><b>CVE ID</b><p><b>Acknowledgment</b><p><b>March …

Security

Did we learn nothing from the OPM breach disaster?

Senator Wyden proposes that Congressional staff should be issued actual smartcards, not just pictures of smartcards. So reads a tweet I read just now.<p>…

Security

Doctor Who-inspired proxy tool launders politically sensitive web

Slitheen smuggles browsers into cyber-Tardis to circumvent government censorshipComputer boffins in Canada are working on anti-censorship software …

Security

Skype Fixes ‘SPYKE’ Credential Phishing Remote Execution Bug

Microsoft fixed a bug in Skype last month that could have allowed an attacker to execute code on the system it was running on, phish Skype …

Security

Stuck in Traffic vlog #322 - Hashing Fast and Fuzzy

MD5 hashing, due to the avalanche effect, is a really easy detective control to bypass. (Other algorithms exist, like ssdeep, that are a bit harder …

Security

Machine Learning in Security: 4 Factors to Consider

Key factors to consider before adding machine learning to your security strategy.<p>There's a good chance you've considered the implications of machine …

Machine Learning

The long

It is essential for us that all Peerlysters know what Peerlyst is trying to achieve.<p>We're trying to break infosec globally by providing everyone a …

Security

Russian Citizen Gets Record 27-Year Sentence for Hacking, Fraud Scheme

Roman Valeryevich gets 27 years for hacking PoS machines. Meanwhile, spam master Pyotr Levashov's indictment is unsealed.<p>A 32-year-old Russian …

Fraud

Script kiddies pwn 1000s of Windows boxes using leaked NSA hack tools

The NSA's Equation Group hacking tools, leaked last Friday by the Shadow Brokers, have been used to infect thousands of Windows machines worldwide, …

Security

LastPass security vulnerability could let hackers 'bypass' two-factor authentication

LastPass has released a fix after the bug was disclosed via its bug bounty programme.<p>LastPass, a popular password manager, has confirmed a bug …

Security

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Third Party DNS Service

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.<p>DNS (Domain Name System) is a system that is charge of storing information. Which associated …

Security

IoT Security is Hard: Here’s What You Need to Know

Security for anything you connect to the internet is important. Think of these devices as doorways. They either allow access to services or provides …

Security

10,000 Windows computers may be infected by advanced NSA backdoor

Did script kiddies use DoublePulsar code released by NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers?<p>Security experts believe that tens of thousands of Windows computers …

Security

BYOD is a minefield implementation - Milkydoor malware on Google Play shows why

Dawn Clinton‍ posted a link to this malware analysis by Trend Micro‍ and honestly, this is spectacular malware with abilities that threatens every …

Google

An impossible-to-spot internet scam from 2001 is still alive

People are being warned about an old phishing technique capable of duping even the most clued-up internet users.<p>Web developer Xudong Zheng recently …

Lifestyle

Reminder: Get The Information Security Certification Training Bundle, Save 88%

We have a great deal on the Information Security Certification Training Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 88% off the …

Security

StarHub's 2016 service outages not due to DDoS attacks: IMDA

SINGAPORE: A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on StarHub's network was ruled out as the reason for last October's fibre broadband service …

Security

Google Fixes Unicode Phishing Vulnerability in Chrome 58, Firefox Standing Pat

Google fixed a handful of issues when it released the latest version of its browser, Chrome 58, on Wednesday, including a vulnerability that could …

Security