Tags security research

Mirai offshoot offers 'greater firepower' for DDoS attacks, researchers warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

Operators of the new variant have gone after devices that are popular with businesses, such as wireless presentation systems, according to Unit 42.

Bad Box configurations lead to leaks of sensitive corporate data

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Box allows users to easily share files that are vulnerable to brute-force attacks, cybersecurity company Adversis said.

Google researchers uncover two zero-days affecting Chrome, Windows

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Both vulnerabilities could allow hackers to escape the “sandboxes” that software programs use as safeguards against malicious activity.

By hacking one of their own homes, researchers want to open a window on IoT security

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Trend Micro researchers look to make home-automation systems less susceptible to hacking and tampering.

IBM interns find 19 vulnerabilities in corporate check-in systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Two university students who work for IBM’s red-teaming unit have found 19 previously undisclosed flaws in the automated systems that companies use to check visitors into their facilities.

A server likely used by Lazarus Group offers clues to a broader espionage campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

An analysis of a suspected Lazarus C2 server hows it was the centerpiece of a espionage campaign that is broader and longer-running than previously understood.

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