Netacea’s Threat Research team works diligently to keep a close eye on emerging bot threats, ensuring we stay one step ahead of cybercriminals and hackers. The team recently completed an exclusive investigation into the Genesis Market, an illegal online marketplace for stolen credentials. While many underground markets for stolen credentials operate from the anonymity of the dark web, Genesis Market is accessible from the open web.
Spencer Pearlman, Security Researcher at Detectify, presented A Hacker’s Approach to Finding Security Bugs in Open Source Software in a partnered webinar with friends at Debricked. Securing modern web applications takes new approaches, and this includes looking at it from a hacker’s perspective. Here are highlights from the presentation on how tech teams can apply the same hacker mindset to discover vulnerabilities in open-source software in their tech stack.
Over time technologies evolved and now things that seemed to be not possible several years ago become the reality. Now you can order food, services, and basically anything you need online, and pay for it without leaving home. No surprise here, that cash payments are becoming a relic of the past. Along with wireless payments like Google or Apple pay (that still require assigning a banking account or card i.e. physical currency), the cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are getting widely used.
The first ever Veracode Hacker Games competition has come to a close, but were the flaws in favor of our brave competitors? Read on to find out. Over the course of the two-week challenge, students from several universities in the U.S. and the U.K. came together to explore vulnerabilities and threats that they’ll one day face on the job.
We’ve all become more conscious of the risk of online scammers and hackers, especially since we put more and more of our personal information into websites and apps on a daily basis. We’ve become more knowledgeable on the likes of data protection through EU regulations like GDPR and learned about how we “drop” cookies as we surf the web.
Picture this: a young person is in a dark room. The only thing visible is their figure, as it is just barely lit by the blinding LEDs of their computer screen. They type furiously on an ergonomic keyboard as thousands of lines of neon green monospace text fly across the screen. Click-clack-click-clack-click-clack.