Quantcast

Articles

Get all-in-one coverage of Internet security and online privacy issues brought up by the industry’s leading experts at security conferences and seminars.

How to hack Facebook account 3: applying Cross-Protocol Scripting to attack victim’s network

Read: How to hack Facebook account: Facebook profile hacking by PHP session hijacking Read: How to hack Facebook account 2: using LCG for Facebook profile hacking Having hacked the targeted Facebook account, which is outlined in the previous part of the speech, Samy Kamkar manages to get into the prey’s PC...

How to hack Facebook account 2: using LCG for Facebook profile hacking

Read: How to hack Facebook account: Facebook profile hacking by PHP session hijacking Samy Kamkar continues his talk “How I Met Your Girlfriend” on hacking Facebook account, shedding some light on the use of LCG for reducing the amount of entropy So let’s take a little closer look. If...

How to hack Facebook account: Facebook profile hacking by PHP session hijacking

Security researcher and former hacker Samy Kamkar delivers a speech at Defcon called “How I Met Your Girlfriend” where he introduces a PHP-based method of compromising a Facebook account for strictly personal purposes. Below is the adapted text version of his talk. So this is a discovery and...

You will be billed $90,000 for this call 4: mobile malware distribution patterns and protection tips from F-Secure

Read: You will be billed $90,000 for this call: Mikko Hypponen (F-Secure) on Dialers, telephone fraud, mobile malware Read: You will be billed $90,000 for this call 2: F-Secure detects trojan malware in mobile game Read: You will be billed $90,000 for this call 3: F-Secure discloses mobile app virus...

You will be billed $90,000 for this call 3: F-Secure discloses mobile app virus attacks

Read: You will be billed $90,000 for this call: Mikko Hypponen (F-Secure) on Dialers, telephone fraud, mobile malware Read: You will be billed $90,000 for this call 2: F-Secure detects trojan malware in mobile game These fraud phone numbers are built so that they actually fund money back to the person...

You will be billed $90,000 for this call 2: F-Secure detects trojan malware in mobile game

Read: You will be billed $90,000 for this call: Mikko Hypponen (F-Secure) on Dialers, telephone fraud, mobile malware Alright, so let’s think from the bad part point of view. This doesn’t work if they wanna have premium rate numbers, wanna extract money automatically with malware. They have to do it...

You will be billed $90,000 for this call: Mikko Hypponen (F-Secure) on Dialers, telephone fraud, mobile malware

F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen speaks on telephone fraud schemes leading to money theft. Hi everybody, my name is Mikko Hypponen, and we’ll be spending the next 30 minutes in this turbo talk, talking about ‘You will be billed 90,000 dollars for this call’ So, let me just...

Changing threats to privacy 4: Moxie Marlinspike on PGP, OTR encryption and mobile privacy.

Again, if I’m looking into the future, the first thing I wanna do is deal with the choices that aren’t really choices. The second thing I wanna do is worry a little bit less about information freedom. And the third thing is I wanna worry a lot more about forward security and this key disclosure problem....

Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon. Part 3.

So one project that I started working on is called ‘GoogleSharing’. The basic premise of ‘GoogleSharing’ is that this choice that we are given is a false choice, and that we shouldn’t accept it, we should just reject it. So what we should say is, you know, it’s not really possible for us to stop...

Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon. Part 2.

One of my favourite most recent examples of small choices becoming big choices is this Firefox extension called ‘Adblock Plus’ – I’m sure that many people are familiar with this. The idea is that it’s supposed to help you block ads on the web. And the way it works is it allows you to specify a set...