This is the story of exploitation on the high street.A year ago, I took the liberty of writing a piece about the high school student exploit economy that was published in the popular news magazine The Sydney Morning Herald.In the piece, I discussed how the high schools exploitation economy is dominated by those students who
What do you need to know about an exploit that lets you steal passwords from a computer in the Borderlands 3 video game?
The security firm Black Hat has revealed the details of a new exploit that allows a computer to be exploited by a person to gain access to its passwords.The exploit is based on the “Turtle Shell” malware, which has been known for years.“Turtle shell” is a shell language which allows a hacker to write malicious
College students are the latest victims of the so-called “ark exploits” targeting universities across the United States, and many are being subjected to attacks for being unable to authenticate their identities.The exploits allow the attackers to steal the username and password of any user on a system and then upload a file that mimics the
The NSA has used a new exploit for WannaCrypt ransomware, a worm that has infected more than 100,000 computers worldwide.The agency published details of the exploit on Tuesday, saying that it was created by a team of NSA researchers using a technique called Sentinel.The NSA said the technique was developed to detect and counter a