Posts Tagged 'social engineering'

The Intel Security Advanced Threat Research Team has discovered a critical signature forgery vulnerability in the Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) crypto library that could allow malicious parties to set up fraudulent sites masquerading as legitimate businesses and other organizations. The Mozilla NSS library, commonly utilized in the Firefox web browser, can also be found […]

Not all hacking requires code-cracking programmers who can slip through complex algorithms. No, sometimes all you need to do to pull out a map—a digital map. WIRED has an excellent profile on a type of cyber attack that takes advantage of a service’s social aspects in an effort to divert, damage or destroy another business. […]