Threatpost's Tom Spring talks to Roman Unuchek, senior malware analyst at Kaspersky Lab. Unuchek released his discovery at the RSA Conference this week that millions of apps leak personal identifiable information such as name, age, income and possibly even phone numbers and email addresses.
The 2018 RSA Conference kicks off this week in San Francisco. The massive security conference draws more than 50,000 attendees from around the world eager to learn more about the latest threats, vulnerabilities, and security products and tools. This year's conference has more than 650 exhibitors and 550 sessions covering everything from cryptocurrency to the Internet of Things. Threatpost's Tom Spring and Lindsey O'Donnell, who will be covering the conference, talk about what they are most...
The fall 2016 Mirai botnet compromised more than 300,000 IoT devices to take down several websites in a massive DDoS attack. After the crippling attack, Flashpoint and Akamai worked together with law enforcement to help unravel the crime scene behind the botnet attack.
Threatpost's Tom Spring sits down with Flashpoint's director of security research Allison Nixon, and Akamai's senior engineer Chad Seaman, to discuss how the two worked together and what the industry has learned in the wake...
At the Security Analyst Summit this year in Cancun, FireEye's Marina Krotofil talks about the Triton malware, first disclosed in December 2017, that targets industrial control systems. Krotofil discusses with Threatpost's Lindsey O'Donnell about the implications of this malware for the manufacturing market as a whole.
With Mike Mimoso leaving Threatpost, it was high time to get many of the people responsible for the site's success throughout the years together for a podcast. Founding editors Ryan Naraine and Dennis Fisher along with Mike, Chris Brook, Brian Donohue and Christen Gentile are aboard for a memorable all-smiles podcast.
Threatpost editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss this week's information security news, including Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller's IoT security keynote in Boston, a phony WhatsApp download removed from Google Play, the recent rash of Amazon S3 data leaks and a recent Tor vulnerability.
Threatpost editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss the week's top information security news stories, including Google's decision to drop HTTP Public Key Pinning in Chrome, a vulnerability in Google's Issue Tracker, Mozilla's decision to ban Canvas Fingerprinting, and a HTTPS issue with ShopCity.com
Threatpost editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring talk about the week's news in information and computer security starting with the ROCA factorization vulnerability affecting RSA cryptography, the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, the BoundHook attacks and Google's announcement of Google Advanced Protection for Gmail.
Threatpost Editor Mike Mimoso talks to Staff Writer Chris Brook who is leaving Threatpost after eight years. Chris talks about the early days of the site and how security has evolved right along with it.
Costin Raiu and Juan Andres Guerrero-Saade talk to Mike Mimoso live from Virus Bulletin in Madrid about APTs leveraging one anothers' attacks and compromised machines as their own. The practice, known as fourth-party collection, is wreaking havoc for researchers with regard to attribution.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the macOS Keychain attack, Signal's new private contact discovery service, the Deloitte hack, and a handful of mobile stock trading app vulnerabilities.
Mike Mimoso talks to Chris Vickery of Upguard of the recent rash of Amazon S3 data leaks. Vickery uncovers of the commonalities among these leaks, some of which include AWS misconfigurations and mismanagement of third-party partner relationships.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week and look back at the Equifax saga so far. They also discuss a Google HTTPS warnings paper, cryptocurrency mining at the Pirate Bay, and bringing machine learning to passwords.
Threatpost editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss this week's security news, including the abuse of Chrome Extensions, Adobe's decision to end-of-life Flash Player, and a backdoor found in NetSarang's updater.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including the return of the Mamba ransomware, Kaspersky Lab's Q2 APT report, Bugcrowd's 250K mystery bounty, and a high schooler's $10K bug bounty from Google.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including how Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech was arrested in Las Vegas, Alex Stamos' Black Hat keynote, and this week's proposed IoT legislation.