Derek Kortepeter is a graduate of UCLA and tech journalist that is committed to creating an informed society with regards to Information Security. Kortepeter specializes in areas such as penetration testing, cryptography, cyber warfare, and governmental InfoSec policy.
A website specializing in providing DDoS as a Service has been shut down and its owners arrested. But there are still many more of these nefarious websites operating.
The health-care sector has been notoriously slow in updating their operating systems. This dangerous practice has bitten them again, courtesy of the Orangeworm hacker group.
A nasty banking Trojan dubbed Metamorfo uses “malspam” to exploit legitimate Windows components to make convincing phishing emails.
Our cybersecurity reporter has harsh words for governments looking to ban products from Kaspersky over unproven claims the Moscow-based company is tied to Russian espionage.
Researchers have found a new iOS sync vulnerability tied to a function within iTunes’ WiFi Sync. If this vulnerability is exploited properly, attackers can gain control of a victim’s device.
An aggressive reconnaissance malware dubbed GoScanSSH malware that targets public-facing SSH servers may be the leading edge of a major cybersecurity attack.
A major law enforcement operation, with help from the InfoSec world, has resulted in the arrest of the Carbanak malware gang leader who masterminded destructive attacks against the financial industry.