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Black Hat News
The backdoor script is distributed through pirated plug-ins and themes for WorPress, Joomla and Drupal read more »
A USB-stick computer built around a processor with strong security capabilities read more »
Infecting NAS devices with malware can be very valuable for attackers, a researcher said read more »
FBI director James Comey believes tech companies should be forced to insert back doors to bypass encryption on smartphones. But experts say once that happen,s security is moot and anyone can breach your privacy. read more »
The vulnerability allows creating links to legitimate sites that trigger malicious file downloads when clicked read more »
The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said read more »more news ..
Black Hat Blogs
What happens in Vegas should be shared.... read more »
It's top-line growth and bottom-line profitability that senior leaders care about, yet our metrics don't really tell senior leaders anything they want to hear read more »
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 15th annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas read more »more blogs ..
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Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyver criminals.
Following HP's dispute with Autonomy, we look back at other HP acquisitions in this Computerworld UK slideshow.
Black Hat In Depth
Cripple the automated processes presented by malware platforms and the threats aren't quite so serious read more »
Changing career focus can surprise you read more »
There are no vendors large enough to control the IoT but vendors can make a mess of it. read more »
Joining an open-source community isn't required to land a development job, but it could help read more »
Trustwave to show how it outwitted Google Play defense against Android malware; Stonesoft to air free 'Evader' detection tool read more »
At the 2012 London Olympics this summer, hackers will be out in full force read more »more in depth ..
Black Hat Slideshows
Hacked planes. Unstoppable, utterly malicious flash drives. Hotel automation gone crazy. These are the 10 most terrifying security stories out of the premier hacker and security conferences in Las Vegas. read more »
From mobile phones and cars to IPv6, security researchers have turned their skills against a world of technology read more »
With so many open source software projects under way at any given moment, it can be difficult to keep tabs on all that's going on read more »
Lindsay Lohan, Lady Gaga and Stephen Colbert collide with Twitter, iPads and hackers. read more »more slideshows ..