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postheadericon Busy Browsers attract Black Friday Burglars

Just as in past decades when cash drawers and bank vaults were targeted for theft, today’s e-shops and online banks have fallen under the scope of cybercriminals. Their “digital-focus” is just an evolutionary step beyond robbing stagecoaches in the Wild West, and banks in the 20th century.

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postheadericon Gamescom 2017: It’s all fun and games until black hats step in

ESET researchers have discovered a new sneaky malware threat named Joao, targeting gamers worldwide.

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postheadericon Going to Black Hat? Bring your (marketing) wallet

This year at Black Hat, it will be incumbent upon newer vendors to make sensational claims to gain market share from established vendor, says Cameron Camp.

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postheadericon Black Hat at 20, DefCon at 25: Not just about breaking things

Ironically named for the criminal hackers that cybersecurity pros spend their days – and not a few nights – defending against, the Black Hat Briefings quickly earned a reputation for excellent technical content.

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postheadericon Black Hat 2017: Hacking the physical world

Cameron Camp, in attendance at this year’s Black Hat in Las Vegas, takes a closer look at attacks against physical infrastructure.

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postheadericon Black Hat 2017: Non-standard hacking platforms reign supreme

This year at Black Hat, tiny automated hacking platforms are everywhere, loaded with tasty purpose-built tools that can be used to break into your systems.

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postheadericon Black Hat 2017 industrial hacking: The song remains the same

If industry frameworks are to inform and secure the critical infrastructure writ large, here at Black Hat there a lot of people punching holes in them, and in simple ways.

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postheadericon Black Hat: Hacking the firmware, the next frontier

Trick the firmware and you have access to the whole system. Here at Black Hat, there are a lot of people doing just that.

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postheadericon Hacker holds Netflix to ransom over ‘Orange is the New Black’

A hacker claims to have released the new series of the hit prison TV show “Orange is the New Black” onto the internet, after Netflix failed to agree to pay an undisclosed ransom.

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postheadericon Historic Black Friday online safety advice

If you are getting ready to hunt for online deals this Black Friday, here are a few tips that will help you keep attackers away from your hard earned money.

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