AuthorCurtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading

Flaws in Mobile Point of Sale Readers Displayed at Black Hat

While security is high overall for mPOS tools from companies like Square, PayPal, and iZettle, some devices have vulnerabilities that attackers could exploit to gather data and cash.

Hacker Unlocks ‘God Mode’ and Shares the ‘Key’

A researcher proves that it's possible to break the most fundamental security on some CPUs.

Hacker Unlocks ‘God Mode’ and Shares the ‘Key’

A researcher proves that it's possible to break the most fundamental security on some CPUs.

NSA Brings Nation-State Details to DEF CON

Thousands of hackers were eager to hear the latest from the world of nation-state cybersecurity.

Xori Adds Speed, Breadth to Disassembler Lineup

A new open source tool, introduced at Black Hat USA, places a priority on speed and automation.

Xori Adds Speed, Breadth to Disassembler Lineup

A new open source tool, introduced at Black Hat USA, places a priority on speed and automation.

Understanding Firewalls: Build Them Up, Tear Them Down

A presentation at Black Hat USA will walk attendees through developing a firewall for MacOS, and then poking holes in it.

Google Researcher Unpacks Rare Android Malware Obfuscation Library

Analysis exposes the lengths malware authors will go to in order to protect their code from disassembly and reverse engineering.

New Spectre Variant Hits the Network

A new proof of concept is a reminder that complex systems can be vulnerable at the most basic level.

Stealth Mango Proves Malware Success Doesn’t Require Advanced Tech

At Black Hat USA, a pair of researchers will show how unsophisticated software can still be part of a successful surveillance campaign.