How to make something from nothing

Monday, 21 April 2008, 3:56 PM EST

Application-Specific Attacks: Leveraging the ActionScript Virtual Machine" may not vie with "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" for greatest title in publishing history, but its impact on the way malicious hackers and criminals find their way into our computers may well be as great as Hunter Thompson's on the practice of journalism.

And it could end up costing a lot of people a lot of money as they fight back against a new wave of viruses, trojans, keyloggers and other malware built using the techniques he outlines - although of course that isn't Dowd's goal in publishing the paper.

At the BBC.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Why vulnerability disclosure shouldn’t be a marketing tool

Brian Honan, CEO at BH Consulting, talks about a recent vulnerability disclosure trend – a trend that he believes may ultimately cause more harm than good: security vendors using vulnerability disclosure as a marketing tool with the goal of enhancing their company’s bottom line.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Wed, Jul 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //