Don’t Shake the Valve(Online Security) One game developer was ignored by Valve after reporting a potentially dangerous bug he found in Steam’s Community Announcements. What he did next? He gave the company a demo by exploiting the said bug.
One VPN To Rule Them All!(Hacked and Unpacked) Jean Taggart, one of our senior security researchers, posted this blog to inform readers about VPNs, specifics on how to set one up, and his router of choice.
Gear to Block ‘Juice Jacking’ on Your Mobile. “Juice jacking” assumed its place as a real, valid threat on one’s security, alongside online dangers like malware and spam, in 2011 at DefCon. Since then, products were created to prevent juice jacking from happening. (Source: Krebs on Security)
Hackers Using DDoS to Distract Infosec Staff. Reports of DDoS attacks are not uncommon these days. However, Neustar, a DDoS mitigation service provider, claimed that such attacks is just the smokescreen for a larger, more malicious scheme at work. (Source: eSecurity Planet)