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.
We depend on mobile networks day in, day out, doing everything from making calls, sending confidential text, to online banking transactions. In all this, we assume that our mobile communications are very secure. But two researchers say that they may very well not be a safe as you think. Edwin Yapp ponders the effects of such a claim and wonders what operators should do about the all-important issue of security.
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.
Security researchers are often perceived as counter-culture driven individuals who are having a ball of time partying and enjoying life to the max but this couldn't be further from the truth, according to applied information security researcher Haroon Meer.
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.
Chris Wysopal of Veracode shares his passion for Application Security Testing and tells Digital News Asia why he thinks mobile security is the next big thing.
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.