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Did researchers help hackers in releasing USB drive exploit?

Did researchers help hackers in releasing USB drive exploit?

The debate over when security researchers should expose serious vulnerabilities has been rekindled with the recent release of exploit tools for a flaw in USB flash drive firmware.

What to do in the aftermath of the JPMorgan breach

What to do in the aftermath of the JPMorgan breach

The compromise of 10s of millions of JPMorgan Chase accounts poses the greatest risk of phishing attacks on consumers and small businesses, experts say.

Android browser flaw found to leak data

Android browser flaw found to leak data

A security researcher has found another flaw in the Android browser that a cybercriminal could use to steal sensitive data.

Shellshock attackers targeting NAS devices

Shellshock attackers targeting NAS devices

Researchers have discovered hackers trying to exploit the Shellshock Bash vulnerability to compromise network attached storage devices in universities in the U.S., Japan and Korea.

Young adults clueless on cybersecurity profession

Young adults clueless on cybersecurity profession

The cybersecurity profession and its role in keeping the Internet safe is lost among young adults, who are therefore less likely to pursue a career in the field, a survey shows.

Six key defenses against Shellshock attacks

Six key defenses against Shellshock attacks

The number of attempts by hackers to compromise computers through the Shellshock vulnerability is rising, but companies have options for defending against attackers.

VoIP phone systems at risk of Shellshock Bash attacks

VoIP phone systems at risk of Shellshock Bash attacks

The Shellshock Bash bug was found in a typical voice-over-IP phone system, opening up the possibility that many more of the business communication systems could be vulnerable if attacked.

Shellshock Bash hackers found gearing up for broader attacks

Shellshock Bash hackers found gearing up for broader attacks

Attackers exploiting the Shellshock vulnerability that was discovered in a widely used component of Mac OS X, Linux and Unix had infected by Thursday hundreds of systems with exploratory malware.

New toolkit seeks routers, Internet of Things for DDoS botnet

New toolkit seeks routers, Internet of Things for DDoS botnet

Security researchers have recently discovered a toolkit capable of infecting computers, routers and Internet of Things devices to launch large-scale simultaneous DDoS attacks.

iPhone 6 fingerprint scanner found accurate enough for Apple Pay

iPhone 6 fingerprint scanner found accurate enough for Apple Pay

Apple's iPhone 6 fingerprint scanner has a level of accuracy that makes it a solid authentication tool for people planning to use the smartphone in place of a credit card for in-store purchases, research shows.

Is eBay trading too much security for seller happiness?

Is eBay trading too much security for seller happiness?

Criminals are exploiting an eBay security weakness that could result in shoppers getting redirected to a malicious webpage that tries to steal bank account information.

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