Black hat conference

07.24.12
Apple to present at Black Hat conference for first time, talk about iOS' padlocks
07.24.12

Apple to present at Black Hat conference for first time, talk about iOS' padlocks

Apple is taking a different, more cautious tack when it comes to security these days. That doesn't...

By J. Fingas,   07.24.12
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07.11.12
Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets
07.11.12

Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets

Whether you see Windows Vista and Windows 7 Gadgets as handy tools or a blight upon a pristine des...

By J. Fingas,   07.11.12
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08.06.11
WhiteHat Security hacks into Chrome OS, exposes extension vulnerability at Black Hat
08.06.11

WhiteHat Security hacks into Chrome OS, exposes extension vulnerability at Black Hat

It's been a rough Black Hat conference for Google. First, FusionX used the company's homepage to...

By A. Toor,   08.06.11
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08.05.11
Black Hat hackers demo Square card skimmer, feed it stolen credit card numbers
08.05.11

Black Hat hackers demo Square card skimmer, feed it stolen credit card numbers

Here's some more fun out of Vegas, this time involving Jack Dorsey's Square and a little thing we...

By T. O'Brien,   08.05.11
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08.04.11
Google search opens SCADA systems to doomsday scenarios
08.04.11

Google search opens SCADA systems to doomsday scenarios

Google, the service so great it became a verb, can now add security risk to its roster of unint...

By J. Volpe,   08.04.11
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07.22.11
Several Apple notebook models susceptible to battery hack
07.22.11

Several Apple notebook models susceptible to battery hack

Security researcher Charlie Miller discovered a potential vulnerability affecting the batteries...

By K. Hodgkins,   07.22.11
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07.21.10
Researcher will enable hackers to take over millions of home routers
07.21.10

Researcher will enable hackers to take over millions of home routers

Cisco and company, you've got approximately seven days before a security researcher rains down expl...

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02.12.10
Christopher Tarnovsky hacks Infineon's 'unhackable' chip, we prepare for false-advertising litigation
02.12.10

Christopher Tarnovsky hacks Infineon's 'unhackable' chip, we prepare for false-advertising litigation

As it turns out, Infineon may have been a little bit... optimistic when it said its SLE66 CL PE was...

By T. Stevens,   02.12.10
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02.21.08
Researchers claim GSM calls can be hacked on the cheap
02.21.08

Researchers claim GSM calls can be hacked on the cheap

Callers, your worst nightmare is coming true... maybe. According to a report, a group of hackers a...

By J. Topolsky,   02.21.08
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