Category: Black Hat

Three Service Account Secrets Straight from Hackers and Security Pros
account security, Black Hat

Three Service Account Secrets Straight from Hackers and Security Pros

A survey of nearly 300 Black Hat conference attendees this year showed strong agreement that service accounts are an attractive target. . Three Service Account ... Read More

Malware Moves: The Rise of LookBack – And Return of Emotet
banking trojan, Black Hat

Malware Moves: The Rise of LookBack – And Return of Emotet

The malware landscape is constantly changing; including a rise in a new malware called LookBack, as well as anticipation over the return of the Emotet ... Read More

Former hacker warns against password reuse
Black Hat, hacker

Former hacker warns against password reuse

Kyle Milliken is back from jail, and he has some advice for you: Do. Not. Reuse. Your. Passwords. . Former hacker warns against password reuse ... Read More

The Black Hat Experience with Bitglass
Bitglass, Black Hat

The Black Hat Experience with Bitglass

This post was originally published by Molly Hickman-Smith. Following a six-day Vegas experience, I thought it would be interesting to reflect on all the insight ... Read More

Backdoor Found in Utility for Linux, Unix Servers
Black Hat, Black Hat 2019

Backdoor Found in Utility for Linux, Unix Servers

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

Post GandCrab, Cybercriminals Scouring the Dark Web for the Next Top Ransomware
Atlanta ransomware, Black Hat

Post GandCrab, Cybercriminals Scouring the Dark Web for the Next Top Ransomware

A detailed look at underground forums shows that cybercriminals aren't sure where to look on the heels of the GandCrab ransomware group shutting its doors ... Read More

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