HD Moore is the CSO of Rapid7 and Chief Architect of Metasploit. In the video below, recorded at Derbycon last week in Kentucky, he talks about ghost towns, highways, and seedy underpasses of the information super-highway, diving deep into the “best of the worst” and other notables of what passes for modern communication.
Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.
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.
Attacks on the IoT can sound like the stuff of a movie thriller, but they are very real. The highly skilled and organized cybercriminals of today have the potential to tamper with a car’s firmware to kill its brakes.