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Content tagged with Black Hat posted in June 2013
HTTPS Side-Channel Attack A Tool For Encrypted Secret Theft
News  |  6/29/2013  | 
Researchers to release details on how SSL vulnerability gives attackers ability to steal everything from OAuth tokens to PII through an enterprise app in just 30 seconds
Machine-Learning Project Sifts Through Big Security Data
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
As the volume of data created by security and network devices multiplies, researchers look for ways to teach computer to better highlight attack patterns
3 Stupid Corporation Tricks
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
With exactly one month to go before the start of Black Hat USA 2013, we highlight a trio of Briefings that focus on data security in corporate environments.
'BinaryPig' Uses Hadoop To Sniff Out Patterns In Malware
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
At Black Hat next month, researchers will release new set of big-data tools that can find patterns in the data among security firms' massive databases of malware
Researcher To Demo Spy-Phone At Black Hat
News  |  6/26/2013  | 
Using the ability to inject malicious code into applications on Android devices, a researcher will demonstrate at Black Hat how to create the infrastructure to spy on mobile users
Vulnerability Severity Scores Make For Poor Patching Priority, Researchers Find
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
A bug's Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) score doesn't necessarily correlate with whether the vulnerability is being used in attacks
Black Hat USA: T-Minus One Month And Counting
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
This highlighted trio of Briefings range widely in topic, yet they all sport that certain cool factor
Microsoft Establishes Rewards Programs For Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer 11 Preview Security Bugs
News  |  6/19/2013  | 
Microsoft is launching new programs to get its hands on cutting-edge exploits developed by researchers
Researcher To Open-Source Tools For Finding Odd Authentication Behavior
News  |  6/15/2013  | 
Rather than watching for communications between infected systems and command-and-control servers, companies can detect stealthy malware when it attempts to spread
Black Hat USA 2013 Reveals Turbo Talks On Top Topics
News  |  6/14/2013  | 
High-speed sessions will focus on content from almost every corner of security space
Cyberespionage Operators Work In Groups, Process Enormous Data Workloads
News  |  6/14/2013  | 
A group of Taiwanese researchers peer into the operations center of a group behind one large espionage campaign
Don't Take Vulnerability Counts At Face Value
News  |  6/13/2013  | 
With flaw tallies varying by up to 75 percent, vulnerability data needs to be taken with a grain of salt, yet reports based on the data fail to include caveats, Black Hat presenters say
Black Hat USA 2013 Showcases NAND, Windows 8 Secure Boot Hacking Talks
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
Organizers confirm another trio of Briefings from the show


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