Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker is the security editor for ZDNet. You can securely reach him on Signal and WhatsApp at 646-755-8849, and his PGP fingerprint for email is: 4D0E 92F2 E36A EC51 DAAE 5D97 CB8C 15FA EB6C EEA5.

Charlie Osborne

Charlie Osborne is a cybersecurity journalist and photographer who writes for ZDNet and CNET from London. PGP Key: AF40821B

Jennifer Leggio

Jennifer Leggio has been in the security industry for 17 years as a marketer, advisor, and writer. Her focus is on security culture, including disclosure, community issues, equality in security, disruptive trends, and even marketing best practices. PGP Key: 3A708289 | She prefers other contact on Twitter via @mediaphyter.

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Gawker Media tricked into featuring malicious Suzuki ads

Gawker Media tricked into featuring malicious Suzuki ads

A group of cybercriminals have successfully managed to trick Gawker's ad sales team into featuring malicious ads serving Adobe exploits (CVE-2008-2992; CVE-2009-0927) and scareware, by impersonating a legitimate ad agency inquiring about an upcoming Suzuki ad campaign.According to Gawker Media, the malware distributors were one of the most convincing ones they've seen, with clear experience in ad sales lingo.

October 27, 2009 by in Security

'Evil Maid' USB stick attack keylogs TrueCrypt passphrases

'Evil Maid' USB stick attack keylogs TrueCrypt passphrases

Security researcher Joanna Rutkowska has released a PoC (proof of concept) of a keylogger that is capable of logging TrueCrypt's disk encryption passphrase enabling the attacker to successfully decrypt the hard drive's content.Dubbed, the 'evil maid' attack due to its 'plug-and-exploit' functionality requiring 1-2 minutes for the infection process to the take place, works with the latest TrueCrypt versions 6.

October 19, 2009 by in Security

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