Category: Black Hat

DEF CON and Feds Partner on Anonymous Bug Submission Program
Aaron Swartz, Black Hat

DEF CON and Feds Partner on Anonymous Bug Submission Program

Bug submission program uses the SecureDrop platform to ensure anonymity. . DEF CON and Feds Partner on Anonymous Bug Submission Program ThreatpostSource link Read More

Fake news doesn’t (always) fool mice
adorable science, animals

Fake news doesn’t (always) fool mice

Mice can interpret speech phonemes correctly up to 80% of the time without falling for semantic hoodwinks like humans do. . Fake news doesn’t (always) ... Read More

AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon Blasted For Data Privacy Policies
AT&T, Black Hat

AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon Blasted For Data Privacy Policies

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

Black Hat 2019 News Wrap: The Best and Worst of the Show
Apple, Apple bug bounty

Black Hat 2019 News Wrap: The Best and Worst of the Show

Threatpost breaks down the highs and lows from Black Hat 2019, from new vulnerabilities and industry collaboration to a scandal around a sponsored session. . ... Read More

Apple will hand out unlocked iPhones to vetted researchers
Apple, Black Hat

Apple will hand out unlocked iPhones to vetted researchers

It formalizes the reality: "pre-jailbroken" iPhones were already on the black market. . Apple will hand out unlocked iPhones to vetted researchers Naked SecuritySource link Read More

DEF CON 2019: Picture Perfect Hack of a Canon EOS 80D DSLR
Black Hat, Black Hat 2019

DEF CON 2019: Picture Perfect Hack of a Canon EOS 80D DSLR

Session shows how researchers found multiple vulnerability in Canon firmware that can be used in a malware attack. . DEF CON 2019: Picture Perfect Hack ... Read More

DEF CON 2019: New Class of SQLite Exploits Open Door to iPhone Hack
Black Hat, Black Hat 2019

DEF CON 2019: New Class of SQLite Exploits Open Door to iPhone Hack

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

DEF CON 2019: MacOS Gets a Malware Beatdown in Attack Demo
backdoor, Black Hat

DEF CON 2019: MacOS Gets a Malware Beatdown in Attack Demo

Patrick Wardle proves that signature-based anti-malware protection on Macs is woefully inadequate when fending off modern attacks. . DEF CON 2019: MacOS Gets a Malware ... Read More

Hack of High-End Hotel Smart Locks Shows IoT Security Fail
Black Hat, Black Hat 2019

Hack of High-End Hotel Smart Locks Shows IoT Security Fail

LAS VEGAS –  A vulnerability in a popular IoT lock key – used chiefly by a high-end hotel in Europe – allowed researchers to break ... Read More