Penetration testing ethical hacking and vulnerability assessments
- August 02, 2017
DEFCON attendees were successful in hacking voting machines and now that there is proof the systems are insecure, more work needs to be done to change election laws and practices.
- June 27, 2017
A newly disclosed Windows Defender bug, which could allow an attacker to fully take over a target system and create admin accounts, marks yet another major antivirus vulnerability.
- June 26, 2017
Demands for security code reviews by Russia have been on the rise, and not all experts or U.S. companies want to comply with the requests.
- May 26, 2017
Possible voting machine hacking has been a topic of conversation since before the 2016 election and at DEFCON 2017; professional pentesters will find out what damage can be done.
- May 17, 2017
As bug bounty programs become more mainstream, Bugcrowd founder and CEO Casey Ellis offers insights into rewards, best practices and tips for getting the most bang for the buck.
- March 30, 2017
After six months, Google's Project Zero Prize competition uncovered zero Android remote exploits: no bugs, no prizes, no entries.
- March 10, 2017
News roundup: Report on zero-day vulnerabilities questions government stockpiling. Plus, Comey talks encryption and privacy, FCC blocks consumer protection rule, and more.
- March 09, 2017
Google employees recently completed Operation Rosehub, a grass roots effort that patches a set of serious Java vulnerabilities in thousands of open source projects.
- March 06, 2017
A new cybersecurity report used a hacker survey to offer a perspective on IT that can often be overlooked and found there may not be any easy answers.
- February 06, 2017
Rapid7's Beardsley and Brown are back with more insight into vulnerability disclosure, the value of bug bounty programs and, of course, IoT.
- January 31, 2017
Rapid7's Beardsley and Brown offer insight on Mirai botnet attacks, while also sharing some of their craziest penetration testing and incident response experiences.
- January 20, 2017
News roundup: A flawed Adobe extension was secretly installed on 30 million Chrome browsers. Plus, the Mirai author has been identified; Google releases security details; and more.
- January 04, 2017
Google Project Zero discovers more antivirus vulnerabilities. This time, the issues are with how Kaspersky Lab handles SSL certificate validation and CA root certificates.
- December 02, 2016
News roundup: Tor browser patches de-anonymizing vulnerability. Plus, Senators ask Obama to release information on Russia's impact on the election, Mirai botnet for rent and more.
- November 29, 2016
Vendors get an extra 30 days to patch under Cisco Talos' new responsible disclosure guidelines, as Talos notes key differences in time to patch among vendors.