A new study conducted by Marco Cova, Christopher Kruegel, and Giovanni Vigna, provides factual evidence of a well known practice by experienced...
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Violet Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. She contributes to ZDNet, CNET, CBS News, and SF Appeal.
Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years
Purewire, a security start-up competing in the software-as-a-service (Saas) market, has banked $2 million in friends-and-family funding and added industry veteran Tom Noonan to its board of directors.The latest funding round, which was led by Imlay Investments, Inc.
Guest editorial by George StathakopoulosIn the first half of 2008, Microsoft Corp. released its latest Security Intelligence Report.
Ever since Rob McMillan of IDG published a story giving a preview of our coming Black Hat talk, specifically a preview of the portion of our talk related to GIFARs, media coverage of the research has swirled a bit out of control and there's been some misconceptions. My co-presenter John Heasman has a write-up on GIFARs that explains this all just a bit more.
About 75 percent of all Web sites serving up malicious code are legitimate sites that have been hacked/compromised, according to a new report from WebSense.This number validates statistics from ScanSafe showing a dramatic rise in 'good' sites being being used as a conduit for drive-by malware downloads and other social engineering attacks.
Less than 24 hours after Apple (belatedly) released a patch for the DNS cache poisoning vulnerability, there are reports circulating that the DNS client on the OSX 10.4.
Guest editorial by Roger ThorntonLast week, Fortify published a study on adoption of security best-practices within the Open Source community. Given mounting risk posed by extensive use of Open Source technologies within business and government IT, we were gratified to see the passionate discussions that followed.
The less popular search engines always have the best privacy policies, it's a fact. Take Cuil, the recently launched search engine pitching itself as the most comprehensive index of the Web, and their stance on privacy.
Rob McMillan from IDG interviewed John Heasman and I today about the presentation we will be delivering with Rob Carter at Black Hat Vegas next week. The article has a good teaser about one of the more interesting of the many attacks we will cover, namely what we've coined the GIFAR attack.
[ UPDATE: nCircle Andrew Storms reports that the DNS client on the OSX 10.4.