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PrivDog Adware Poses Bigger Risk Than Superfish

Threatpost for B2B - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 09:50
Another shady piece of adware called PrivDog has been unearthed with a similar Superfish-type vulnerability that breaks SSL connections.

NSA Director: We Need Frameworks for Cyber, Circumventing Crypto

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 15:24
NSA director Mike Rogers spoke about creating legal frameworks for crypto-subversion and law enforcement intelligence gathering at Cybersecurity for a New America.

Mike Mimoso on SAS 2015

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 14:55
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss their takeaways from the SAS 2015 conference, including the Equation Group APT analysis, hacking car washes, indexing the dark web and hacking home appliances.

Komodia Website Under DDoS Attack

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 14:53
Komodia.com, home of the SSL module at the heart of the Superfish scandal, is offline because of a DDoS attack.

Gemalto Hack May Have Far-Reaching Effects

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:14
Security experts are still trying to assess the effects of the reported attack on SIM card manufacturer that resulted in the theft of millions of encryption keys for mobile phones around the world, but it’s safe to say that the operation has caused reverberations throughout the industry and governments in several countries. The attack, reported […]

Katie Moussouris on Starting a Bug Bounty Program

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:02
In this video from last week's Security Analyst Summit, HackerOne's Katie Moussouris explains the main thing companies that want to start a bounty program or vulnerability incentive program need to know: There is no one size fits all.
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