Sophisticated and dangerous, DanaBot has resurfaced after laying dormant for seven months. Researchers are warning that a new fourth version of the DanaBot banking trojan has surfaced after months of mysteriously going quiet. The latest variety, still under analysis by researchers, is raising concerns given the number of past DanaBot . . . Read more
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by Paul Ducklin In July 2018, after many years of using Yubico security key products for two-factor authentication (2FA), Google announced that it was entering the market as a competitor with a product of its own, called Google Titan. Security keys of this sort are often known as FIDO keys . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin HTTPS, as you probably know, stands for secure HTTP, and it’s a cryptographic process – a cybersecurity dance, if you like – that your browser performs with a web server when it connects, improving privacy and security by agreeing to encrypt the data that goes back and . . . Read more
Researcher uses an old unCAPTCHA trick against latest the audio version of reCAPTCHA, with a 97 percent success rate. An old attack method dating back to 2017 that uses voice-to-text to bypass CAPTCHA protections turns out to still work on Google’s latest reCAPTCHA v3. That’s according to researcher Nikolai Tschacher, . . . Read more
5 articles that help you become an expert, without needing you to be an expert to read them in the first place
A look back at what was hot with readers — offering a snapshot of the security stories that were most top-of-mind for security professionals and consumers throughout the year. As 2020 draws to a close, it’s clear that work-from-home security, ransomware, COVID-19-themed social engineering and attacks by nation-states will go . . . Read more
The Zodiac’s serial killer’s 340 cipher, which couldn’t be solved for 50 years, has been cracked by a remote team of mathematicians. A remote team of three hobbyist cryptologists have solved one of the Zodiac Killer’s cipher after a half century. And while the name of the elusive serial killer . . . Read more