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Dennis Fisher / threatpost:
Researchers Uncover ‘TeamSpy’ Attack Campaign Against Government, Research Targets   —  Researchers have uncovered a long-term cyber-espionage campaign that used a combination of legitimate software packages and commodity malware tools to target a variety of heavy industry, government intelligence agencies and political activists.
Mar 20, 2013, 8:50 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / threatpost:
Google Building Privacy Red Team   —  Google, which has come under fire for years for its privacy practices and recently settled a privacy related case with the Federal Trade Commission that resulted in a $22.5 million fine, is building out a privacy “red team”, a group of people charged …
Aug 23, 2012, 8:05 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / ThreatPost:
Mozilla, EFF Help Launch Internet Defense League, a Bat Signal for the Internet   —  A group of civil-liberties organizations, software companies and popular Web sites are launching a new effort called the Internet Defense League that aims to “help Internet users, organizations …
Jul 18, 2012, 12:45 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / threatpost:
Researchers Find Methods for Bypassing Google's Bouncer Android Security   —  Google's Android platform has become the most popular mobile operating system both among consumers and malware writers, and the company earlier this year introduced the Bouncer system to look for malicious apps in the Google Play market.
Jun 4, 2012, 11:40 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / threatpost:
Researchers Find Way to Sniff Corporate Email Via BlackBerry PlayBook   —  MIAMI BEACH—Researchers and attackers have had no shortage of mobile platforms and devices to sink their teeth into in recent years, thanks to the explosion of iOS and Android phones and tablets in the consumer and enterprise markets.
Jan 13, 2012, 7:30 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher:
Attack Tool Released for WPS PIN Vulnerability   —  Just a day after security researcher Stefan Viehbock released details of a vulnerability in the WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) standard that enables attackers to recover the router PIN, a security firm has published an open-source tool capable of exploiting the vulnerability.
Dec 30, 2011, 11:55 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher:
WiFi Protected Setup Flaw Can Lead to Compromise of Router PINs   —  The US-CERT is warning about a vulnerability in the WiFi Protected Setup standard that reduces the number of attempts it would take an attacker to brute-force the PIN for a wireless router's setup process.
Dec 28, 2011, 11:25 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher:
How Bug Bounties Are Like Rat Farming   —  SAN FRANCISCO—It's become fashionable of late to have people from outside the industry give keynotes at security conferences as a way of providing a fresh perspective or unique insight into what security means.  Often, that fresh perspective turns …
Sep 20, 2011, 12:15 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher:
GlobalSign Says Web Server Was Hacked, But No Signs of CA Breach   —  GlobalSign has found evidence that its main Web server was compromised recently, but has not discovered any indications that its certificate authority infrastructure was hacked, contrary to claims by the attacker responsible for the DigiNotar CA hack.
Sep 11, 2011, 6:35 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher:
Attackers Now Using Honeypots to Trap Researchers   —  Attackers are constantly changing their tactics and adapting to what the security community and researchers are doing, and it's not unusual for the bad guys to adopt techniques used by their adversaries.  The latest example of this is a malware gang …
Nov 5, 2010, 5:10 AMIn context

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