Stefano Zanero is an Assistant Professor at Politechnico di Milano, where he focuses on systems security.
A substantial security oversight is present in a variety of penetration testing tools, and it has to do with the different languages that a computer system can be set up to use, claimed and proved Trustwave researchers at the recently held Hack In The Box conference in Kuala Lumpur.
Social engineering has for a while now been cyber attackers' best bet to enter systems and compromise accounts when actual hacking doesn't work, or when they simply don't want to waste much time getting in.
You know you shouldn't post potentially damaging data on Facebook, but more often that not, your friends don't think twice about it, and this can impact you even more than you think.
Smartphones carry a lot of sensitive data that in theory should be accessible only to their owners.
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