Your social media profile that you so religiously update daily with your latest purchases and your check-ins to fancy restaurants makes you a perfect target for cyber-criminals, writes Beth Samuel.
The HackWEEKDAY hackathon is a 24-hour, non-stop coding marathon that runs throughout both HITB conference days, writes Maverick. This year's event promises to be even bigger and better.
Security researchers have discovered a flaw which they claim gives Apple Inc the technical capability to read any iMessage, casting doubt on the company’s claim that conversations that take place over iMessage and FaceTime are protected by end-to-end encryption.
The chief security officers of Akamai and Facebook will deliver keynote addresses on the first and second day of the Hack In The Box Security Conference (HITBSecConf 2014) that takes place in Kuala Lumpur from Oct 16-17.
Fresh from a successful conference in Amsterdam this year, Hack In The Box (HITB) announced that its next security and hacker conference in the Netherlands will feature a hacker expo and for the first time, an all-women lineup of keynote speakers.
The recently-concluded Hack In The Box Security Conference in Kuala Lumpur (HITBSecConf2012) was the biggest ever, exceeding the 1,010-attendee target set by HITB, and had its share of historic moments too. DNA’s A. Asohan looks back.
It turns out that the 1995 movie Hackers was more accurate in predicting the future than Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Or at least, that’s what Don Bailer, founder of Capitol Hill Consultants, argued at the on-going Hack In The Box Security Conference (HITBSecConf2012) in Kuala Lumpur.
The ‘disappearance’ of The Pirate Bay founders Peter ‘brokep’ Sunde and Fredrik ‘tiamo’ Neij, who failed to turn up for their talk at the Hack In The Box Security Conference in Kuala Lumpur, has been explained – one had contracted a stomach bug, while the other was advised not to risk travelling.
The 10th edition of the Hack In The Box Security Conference (HITBSecConf2012) kicks off in Kuala Lumpur today (Oct 10) after two days of technical training and workshops, bringing back on stage 42 of the series’ most popular speakers of the past decade.
Lucas Adamski, Mozilla Corporation’s director of Security Engineering will be in town for HITBSecConf this week and talks to Digital News Asia about putting users first when it comes to online identity managment.