Software Vulnerabilities Up by 20% in 2021

Software Vulnerabilities Up by 20% in 2021 Software vulnerabilities increased by 20% in 2021 compared with 2020, according to a new report by HackerOne. The bug bounty platform said its hackers had uncovered…

Top tools for mobile android assessments

Infosec Institute –  Infosec Institute –  We are living in an era where digital transformation has a vital role in our lives. With this expansion, some objects have become indispensable…

Cognitive Biases and Penetration Testing

by Jeremy Miller This post first appeared on November 30, 2021 and is republished with permission from the author. Disclaimer: The ideas below are my own and may not reflect…

Top tools for mobile iOS assessments

Infosec Institute –  Infosec Institute –  The mobile landscape has become one of the main challenges for IT security teams from a security viewpoint in the last few years. With…

How to Defend Against Mobile App Impersonation

Despite tight security measures by Google/Apple, cybercriminals still find ways to bypass fake app checks to plant malware on mobile devices. Dave Stewart, CEO of Approov, discusses technical approaches to…

6M Sky Routers Left Exposed to Attack for Nearly 1.5 Years

Pen Test Partners didn’t disclose the vulnerability after 90 days because it knew ISPs were struggling with a pandemic-increased network load as work from home became the new norm. Sky,…

Red Team: C2 frameworks for pentesting

Infosec Institute –  Infosec Institute –  C2 frameworks — the abbreviation to the Command and Control (C&C) infrastructure — are how red teamers and pentesters can control compromised machines during…

Some Thoughts on Teaching Hacking

by Jeremy Miller This post first appeared on October 31, 2021 and is republished with permission from the author. Disclaimer: The ideas below are my own and may not reflect…

Iranian Cybercriminals on the Lookout for Data Stolen from US Companies, FBI Says

Earlier this week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a warning for private business partners about an Iranian cybercriminal’s attempt to purchase stolen data belonging to the US and…

Discovering the Exploitable Security Gaps in Remote Work Spaces

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Working and living areas are getting smarter every year as owners adopt new technology and continuously upgrade old devices to fit into modernized spaces.…