Knowingly or unknowingly to the user, some apps can collect GPS data, grab your contact information, your phone ID, email address, etc.
Large companies such as Google and Facebook have dedicated teams that review bug submissions, verify valid bugs and reward security researchers, but that can be time and cost-prohibitive for most companies.
In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2014, Wade Williamson, Security Researcher at Shape Security, talks about the economics of hacking and how some of today's techniques are trying to invert it.
Black Hat USA 2014 recently welcomed more than 9,000 of the most renowned security experts – from the brightest in academia to world-class researchers and leaders in the public and private sectors.
To most people, Point of Sale (POS) systems with integrated payment processing are a black box where magic happens.
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