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August 3-8, 2019
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December 3-6, 2019
London UK
Event Updates
Master NSA-Grade Security Tools at New Black Hat Trainings Virginia
Black Hat Staff,
Get ready, because this October Black Hat will bring its highly-regarded Trainings to Alexandria, Virginia for two days of intensive, practical cybersecurity education.
By Black Hat Staff , 5/24/2019
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Learn to Hack Non-Competes & Sell 0-Days at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Plus, hear from key figures about the history and the enduring influence of The Cult of the Dead Cow this August in Las Vegas.
By Black Hat Staff , 5/22/2019
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Brush Up on the Latest Security Techniques at Black Hat USA
Black Hat Staff,
Learn to set malware lures, pinpoint unintentional but identifying human behaviors, and detect industrial control system attacks via sensor noise.
By Black Hat Staff , 5/15/2019
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Black Hat Q&A: Bruce Schneier Calls For Public-Interest Technologists
Black Hat Staff,  News
Ahead of his 2019 Black Hat USA talk, cybersecurity luminary Bruce Schneier explains why its so important for tech experts to be actively involved in setting public policy.
By Alex Wawro, Special to Dark Reading , 5/20/2019
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Inside Cyber Battlefields, the Newest Domain of War
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
In his Black Hat Asia keynote, Mikko Hypponen explored implications of "the next arms race" and why cyber will present challenges never before seen in warfare.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/28/2019
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Security Firm to Offer Free Hacking Toolkit
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
CQTools suite includes both exploit kits and information-extraction functions, its developers say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/27/2019
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Whose Line Is It? When Voice Phishing Attacks Get Sneaky
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers investigate malicious apps designed to intercept calls to legitimate numbers, making voice phishing attacks harder to detect.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/27/2019
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Toyota Prepping 'PASTA' for its GitHub Debut
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Carmaker's open source car-hacking tool platform soon will be available to the research community.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/14/2019
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Researchers Dig into Microsoft Office Functionality Flaws
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
An ongoing study investigating security bugs in Microsoft Office has so far led to two security patches.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/13/2019
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New Zombie 'POODLE' Attack Bred from TLS Flaw
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Citrix issues update for encryption weakness dogging the popular security protocol.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/2019
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Security Matters When It Comes to Mergers & Acquisitions
Matt Rose, Global Director Application Security Strategy, at CheckmarxCommentary
The recently disclosed Marriott breach exposed a frequently ignored issue in the M&A process.
By Matt Rose Global Director Application Security Strategy, at Checkmarx, 1/8/2019
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The Coolest Hacks of 2018
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
In-flight airplanes, social engineers, and robotic vacuums were among the targets of resourceful white-hat hackers this year.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/28/2018
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2018 In the Rearview Mirror
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingCommentary
Among this year's biggest news stories: epic hardware vulnerabilities, a more lethal form of DDoS attack, Olympic 'false flags,' hijacked home routers, fileless malware and a new world's record for data breaches.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/20/2018
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'PowerSnitch' Hacks Androids via Power Banks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researcher demonstrates how attackers could steal data from smartphones while they're charging.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/8/2018
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Toyota Builds Open-Source Car-Hacking Tool
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
PASTA testing platform specs will be shared via open-source.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/5/2018
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Windows 10 Security Questions Prove Easy for Attackers to Exploit
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New research shows how attackers can abuse security questions in Windows 10 to maintain domain privileges.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/5/2018
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Former Estonian Foreign Minister Urges Cooperation in Cyberattack Attribution, Policy
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Nations must band together to face nation-state cyberattack threats, said Marina Kaljurand.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/5/2018
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London Blue BEC Cybercrime Gang Unmasked
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Security firm turned the tables on attackers targeting its chief financial officer in an email-borne financial scam.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/4/2018
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Black Hat: European Security Pros Wrestling With Potential Breaches, Privacy Issues
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, News
Black Hat Europe attendee survey shows European cybersecurity leaders are uncertain of their ability to protect end user data and are fearful of a near-term breach of critical infrastructure.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 11/14/2018
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7 Cool New Security Tools to be Revealed at Black Hat Europe
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
Black Hat Europe's Arsenal lineup will include demoes of new security tools, from AI malware research to container orchestration.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 11/12/2018
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Finding Gold in the Threat Intelligence Rush
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers sift through millions of threat intel observations to determine where to best find valuable threat data.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/7/2018
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New Bluetooth Vulnerabilities Exposed in Aruba, Cisco, Meraki Access Points
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
'BleedingBit' could give attackers control of the wireless network from a remote vantage point.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/1/2018
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Hardware Cyberattacks: How Worried Should You Be?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
How to fit hardware threats into your security model as hardware becomes smaller, faster, cheaper, and more complex.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/31/2018
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