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  • Decoy water plant attracts hackers, Chinese APT1 crew

    06.08.2013

    A Trend Micro researcher that has lately concentrated on finding out just how often industrial control systems are attacked and from where has shared the latest findings of his research involving decoy systems as honeytraps, and says that one of them has been targeted by the infamous APT1 Chinese hacking crew.

  • Engineers demonstrate PLC hack on mock oil rig

    02.08.2013

    The widely known Stuxnet incident made sure that the mere mention of SCADA vulnerabilities is enough for security experts to pause.

  • Techniques malware authors use to evade detection

    02.08.2013

    FireEye released a new report that reveals several techniques used by advanced malware to sidestep signature-based defenses during attacks.

  • Researchers hack femtocells, record mobile phones' calls, SMS traffic

    01.08.2013

    Intercepting voice calls, SMS messages, and web traffic coming and going from a target's mobile phone may be as simple as waiting for his phone to associate to a hackable femtocell and then use it to spy on him or even clone his device, iSEC researchers warned at a demonstration at the Black Hat conference.

  • Malware attacks via malicious iPhone chargers

    01.08.2013

    Do you ever think twice about using someone else's charger for recharging your iPhone? Well, you will now, as three Georgia Tech researchers have managed to install a piece of malware on an iPhone via a specially crafted charger.




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Intentional backdoors in iOS devices uncovered

Posted on 22 July 2014.  |  A researcher has revealed that Apple has equipped its mobile iOS with several undocumented features that can be used by attackers and law enforcement to access the sensitive data contained on the devices running it.


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