Tagged: Security

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Internet of Things Problems

University of Cambridge’s Professor Ross Anderson explains why safety should be higher on the IoT agenda than privacy. Considering that a hacked car that could kill you, this is some seriously disconcerting stuff..

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Journalist Dares Expert Hackers to Hack Him

Here is a fascinating look into online security. Set around DEFCON, a journalist asks professional hackers to hack him and it’s a fascinating look into how vulnerable the modern world is. It may even be easier than you think.

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What is CloudBleed?

In case you haven’t already heard about the CloudBleed bug and the risks thereof, stop what you’re doing and watch this video from Hak5. Also, if you write code and still use SHA-1, then stop. Right now.

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Fileless Malware Confounds Conventional Scanners

Just when you thought it was safe to use the internet (or any electronic device) comes this article in Wired Magazine about “fileless malware.” So-called fileless malware avoids detection by hiding its payload in secluded spots, like a computer’s random-access memory or kernel, meaning it doesn’t depend on hard drive...