Remote code execution on Android devices | Bromium Labs. This is surely something of concern for Android users. My advice is don’t use public Wifi. Yes it can be difficult sometimes, especially if you are overseas, but would you rather pay the risk of having your phone rooted and its contents stolen?
Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken | Threat Level | WIRED. On some levels this is one of the scariest vulnerability of recent times. Just think of how many things are at risk if exploitation becomes prevalent. Your usual anti-virus is useless against this type of attacks. It’ll be interesting to know if…
Microsoft targets noip.com. Microsoft takes on global cybercrime epidemic in tenth malware disruption – The Official Microsoft Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs.
The fate of TrueCrypt hangs in the balance, now that the main site has been shut down and redirects to its SourceForge page, which displays the following ominous notice. WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues Many conspiracy theories abound for the reasons behind the abrupt ending of the…
Hackers raid eBay in historic breach, access 145 million records | Reuters.
NSA Has Been Hijacking the Botnets of Other Hackers | Threat Level | WIRED. Plausible deniability, plus why not take advantage of someone else’s work? 🙂
Another spying using webcam article. That’s why it’s always a good practice to place a sticky note in front of your webcam and only remove it when you need to. Research shows how MacBook Webcams can spy on their users without warning.
Seems almost too bizarre to be real, but it’s real. Acoustic cryptanalysis.
Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps | Ars Technica. Let’s see: multi-staged payload airgap infection mechanism targets multiple OSes no one knows how it works yet This is serious stuff. Fascinating. Let’s see if this is another state-sponsored Stuxnet-like malware.