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  • Sony hackers apparently wanted money

    09.12.2014

    While we continue to wait for an official statement and/or explanation from Sony Pictures Entertainment, the stolen data leaked by the attackers and the analysis of the used malware allow us to patch together bits and pieces of what happened.

  • Trends in Internet trust exploits, IoT, cyber espionage and privacy

    09.12.2014

    In the third quarter, McAfee Labs detected more than 307 new threats every minute, or more than five every second, with mobile malware samples growing by 16 percent during the quarter, and overall malware surging by 76 percent year over year.

  • Home Wi-Fi security is as bad as PC security in the 90s

    09.12.2014

    Nearly three out of four internet-connected households in the UK are at risk of getting attacked through their wireless router, according to a recent study by Avast Software.

  • Sony hack: Employees get threatening emails

    08.12.2014

    Employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment have received a bizarre email purportedly sent by the hackers who took down the company's network and systems.

  • What will create cybersecurity challenges in 2015?

    08.12.2014

    Security experts at Unisys predicted even greater cybersecurity challenges in the year ahead as continued growth in the use of mobile devices and applications in the workplace, along with increased business-related usage of the Internet of Things, outpace organizations' ability to protect their critical data.




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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