Chinese app maker Sungy Mobile may have exposed the information of more than 50.5 million of its customers, according to researchers who were able to access dozens of the company’s databases through a pair of IP addresses that did not require any login credentials.
The former Microsoft employee who had been charged with, and initially plead not guilty to, helping launder the gains made through the distribution of Reveton ransomware has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
The U.S. Marine Corps, in conjunction with HackerOne, kicked off its bug bounty program at Black Hat last week with 100 hackers participating in a nine-hour hackathon against various public-facing Marine Corps websites.
Trustwave has developed and released a free tool companies can use to help them create realistic phishing emails for use with in-house training programs.
Hacking some voting equipment is evidently child’s play, at least that was the result of a program run during Def Con’s Voting Village when 35 kids were able to access replicas of six secretary of state websites, one within just 10 minutes.
Harsh words were expressed last week by the organizers of the Def Con Voting Village to one of the primary election voting machine manufacturers and the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) as the former group had eager show attendees spend time attempting to find flaws in 30 actively used voting machines.
The old phrase that it’s hard to teach an old dog new tricks may not be as accurate as one might have thought, as the notorious car hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek gave a talk this week at Black Hat 2018 about how to properly secure autonomous vehicles from cyberattacks.