Undermining The Underground

Researchers at Carnegie-Mellon are hoping to leverage “honor among thieves” to disrupt the booming underground market for malware, compromised data, and vulnerability exploits. If you have ever shopped on eBay you are probably familiar with the concept of feedback and the need to build a solid reputation so that others feel confident that they can […]

Web Vulnerabilities Plague iPhone

Okay. The headline of this post is more or less sensationalist FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt). It plays off of the fanatic popularity of the Apple iPhone to grab attention. In reality, the security weaknesses found in the iPhone are more a function of Web-enabled mobile phones in general, and not a specific flaw or […]