Guest Editorial: The story of modern computer security can never be told -- it's the story of the unknown. Right now, most people treat vulnerabilities as a constant stream of one-offs. In many real ways, the entire CVE database is the tip of an iceberg.
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Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues.
Dancho Danchev is an independent security consultant and cyber threats analyst, with extensive experience in open source intelligence gathering, malware and cybercrime incident response.
There's a new player in the exploding market for zero-day vulnerabilities -- an eBay-like auction site offering a place to buy and sell flaw research information.
Microsoft plans to ship six bulletins with patches for multiple code execution vulnerabilities affecting Office, Excel, Windows and the .NET Framework.
Some day, hypervisor malware will be mooted when every mainstream platform runs virtualized by default, with secured, well-tested hypervisors that prevent hyperjacking from ever taking place. Microsoft should help make that day come sooner rather than later.
As a malware researcher, I spend the majority of my days days studying the dark side of the web and one of the most interesting things I get to see are the weird, and sometimes wonderful, search engine queries that result in dangerous Web sites.
Guest Editorial: What do 225,000 Ohio taxpayers, 64,000 state employees and 600 lucky holders of winning lottery tickets have in common?
Guest Editorial: The US FBI has kicked off Operation Bot Roast this summer with the goal of addressing the botnet problem. Hurray for them,it's good that something is being done. However, this is probably not going to stop the botnet problem, and maybe wont even make a dent in the problem.
Hardware hackers at iFixit are disassembling the iPhone in real time, providing the first look at the belly of the beast.
Rutkowska says she is "ready to accept" the challenge but wants her two-person team to be paid $384,000 ($200 a day each for two people working full-time for six months), a demand that has dashed all hopes for a hacker face off at Black Hat this year.
Less than three years after shelling out $430 million to acquire TippingPoint, 3Com plans to spin out the unit in a planned IPO later this year.