News

Compromised site serves Nuclear exploit kit together with fake BSOD

Support scammers not lying about a malware infection for a change. (0 comments)

31 July 2015

Throwback Thursday: Riotous Assembly

This Throwback Thursday, we turn the clock back to January 1994, shortly after Cyber Riot had emerged as the first virus capable of infecting the Windows kernel. (0 comments)

30 July 2015

Stagefright vulnerability leaves 950 million Android devices vulnerable to remote code execution

The operating system has been patched, but it is unclear whether users will receive those patches. (1 comment)

28 July 2015

Throwback Thursday: Sizewell B: Fact or Fiction?

This Throwback Thursday, we turn the clock back to 1993, when VB asked the key question: could a virus compromise safety at one of Britain's nuclear power plants? (0 comments)

23 July 2015

Call for last-minute papers for VB2015 announced

Ten speaking slots waiting to be filled with presentations on 'hot' security topics. (0 comments)

21 July 2015

Spam levels fall below 50% for the first time in 12 years

Decline not necessarily good news for spam filters. (0 comments)

20 July 2015

'NOMORE' attack makes RC4 a little weaker again

No good reason to continue using the stream cipher, yet attacks remain impractical. (0 comments)

20 July 2015

Throwback Thursday: What You Pay For...

This Throwback Thursday, we turn the clock back to 1996, when VB looked at what was available to protect your computer free of charge. (0 comments)

16 July 2015

Paper: Dridex in the Wild

Meng Su explains how Dridex works and how it communicates with its C&C server. (0 comments)

13 July 2015

Those doing bad things deserve privacy too

Hacking Team leakers should have taken a leaf out of Snowden's book. (1 comment)

10 July 2015