Facebook has changed the way people can use two-factor authentication to protect their accounts, adding authenticator apps.
Let's go back to 2015 in this animated Hacker History, when hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek teamed up to show the world how the latest infotainment features in automobiles can be used to remotely hijack the car.
After Meltdown and Spectre, many researchers warned that increased scrutiny on side-channel meant more attacks will be found, so the discovery of "Variant 4" is not a surprise. More variants will be found as chip makers update their designs over the next few years to fix the issues.
FireEye has released PwnAuth, an open source tool designed to help security professionals test their organization's ability to detect and respond to attacks abusing OAuth.
Twenty years after their famous Senate hearing, four members of the L0pht hacker group came together this week to talk about where things stand.
Yubico has released an SDK that will enable iOS app developers to support hardware-based 2FA.
The FCC is looking into a website flaw that allowed the real-time tracking of anyone with just a mobile phone number.
Amazon S3 buckets aren't the only data repositories that can leak data because of the organization's configuration errors. Other cloud services on the AWS platform are often found accessible by anyone on the Internet.
Google Chrome will mark all HTTP pages as not secure in the coming months, a major milestone in the overdue death of plaintext connections.
The White House plans to leave the cybersecurity coordinator job open, while lawmakers have introduced a bill to establish a new cybersecurity office.
How do enterprises figure out which security flaws to fix first? Research shows common vulnerability management and remediation strategies are no better than random guesses. Trying to predict which flaws will be exploited and fixing those is a better use of the security teams's time.
The new Android Protected Confirmation API in Android P ensures that a human, not malware, is engaging with the app.
The Efail attacks on encrypted email clients implementing OpenPGP or S/MIME are serious, but there are mitigations and defenses available for users.
A new bill would prevent government agencies from mandating backdoors in encrypted hardware or software products.
Mikhail Davidov decided to see what it would take to develop a process to manually decapsulate chips. After months of work, experimentation, and trial and error, he succeeded.