Researchers have demonstrated how sonic and ultrasonic signals (inaudible to human) can be used to cause physical damage to hard drives just by playing ultrasonic sounds through a target computer’s own built-in speaker or by exploiting a speaker near the targeted device.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI issued a joint Technical alert on two strain on malware, the Joanap backdoor Trojan and Brambul Server Message Block worm, associated with the HIDDEN COBRA North Korea-linked APT group.
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CAR INFOTAINMENT HACKING METHODOLOGY AND ATTACK SURFACE SCENARIOS
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What is Social Engineering Village, otherwise known as SEVillage? Why do people from around the globe flock to DEF CON just to attend this village? Find out in this amazing documentary.
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In its years-long efforts to censor the Internet by blocking access to a large number of websites in the country, Russia has now approved a new bill introducing fines for search engines that provide links to banned sites, VPN services, and anonymization tools.
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As Americans increasingly fill their homes with smart technology, the risk of hackers exploiting their devices is growing.
Experts say the expanding ecosystem of internet-connected devices such as smart thermostats, home security systems and electric door locks are increasingly susceptible to hackers, including those trying to leverage voice-command devices.