It’s no secret that attackers traditionally go after low-hanging fruit when hacking a system. Historically, this has meant targeting user applications, and, for deeper persistence, the operating system (OS) kernel to gain control. But, as OS security h…Continue Reading
, the Dutch National High-Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU) arrested an individual suspected of building and selling such a criminal toolkit named the Rubella Macro Builder. McAfee Advanced Threat Research spotted the Rubella toolkit in the wild some time ago an…Continue Reading
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RISC-V Soft CPU Contest challenges designers to develop a hardware secure RIS…Continue Reading
Practice makes perfect—or, at the very least, a better defense. And that’s just part of what Virginia Tech is now offering to those studying cybersecurity—both in higher ed and in high school—throughout the US. This week, David Raymond, the director of…Continue Reading
In 2004, as he sat before the commission investigating the 9/11 attacks, Richard Clarke famously declared , “Your government failed you, those entrusted with protecting you failed you, and I failed you,” before asking for understanding and forgiveness….Continue Reading
A pair of vulnerabilities in BMC firmware used in servers built by Lenovo – and in Acer and Penguin Computing boxes using Gigabyte server motherboards – can be exploited to hide malware deep below the operating system, hypervisor, and antivirus. Said s…Continue Reading
The RISC-V Foundation , a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation of the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA), announced the call for submissions for the RISC-V Soft CPU Contest.
and J. R. Olson brings to the forefront the real threat of cyber warfare in this military thriller. Both authors use their past experiences as naval officers to bring a wealth of accuracy and realism to the story, which only serves to heighten its auth…Continue Reading
5. Saudi Arabian Context: Human Rights in Turmoil. Saudi politics have been highly contentious since the death of King Abdullah in 2015. In an unusual move in June 2017, Saudi King Salman deposed his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef and appointed his son Moha…Continue Reading
Description. Job Number: R0061213 Cyber Intelligence Analyst. The Challenge: Critical decisions are made every single day in the military. What if you could use your analytical skills to help them make informed decisions? With all the information avail…Continue Reading