Bradley Barth

Recent articles by Bradley Barth

Malicious Chrome extensions infected 500k workstations

Malicious Chrome extensions infected 500k workstations

Extensions likely used to commit click fraud and SEO manipulation.
Bradley Barth Jan 17 2018, 11:37AM Security
How tech giants worked together to fix Spectre, Meltdown

How tech giants worked together to fix Spectre, Meltdown

Fixing Spectre and Meltdown required 'new computer science'.
Bradley Barth Jan 15 2018, 11:32AM Security
Apple's iOS 11 release patches backdoor exploit

Apple's iOS 11 release patches backdoor exploit

Could have allowed attackers to execute code on the firmware.
Bradley Barth Oct 3 2017, 6:30AM Mobility
Phishing attacks reportedly capitalise on Office 365 vulnerabilities

Phishing attacks reportedly capitalise on Office 365 vulnerabilities

Cybercriminals said to leverage Sharepoint trust to infect endpoints.
Bradley Barth Aug 29 2017, 11:47AM Finance
WannaCry researcher faces October trial

WannaCry researcher faces October trial

Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech, accused of authoring a banking trojan.
Bradley Barth Aug 16 2017, 10:55AM Security
Cisco patches vulnerability in browser extensions

Cisco patches vulnerability in browser extensions

Fixes critical remote code execution flaw.
Bradley Barth Jul 19 2017, 6:23AM Security
CopyCat malware infects more than 14 million Android devices

CopyCat malware infects more than 14 million Android devices

Adware steals credits for app downloads.
Bradley Barth Jul 7 2017, 9:21AM Mobility
Broadcom fixes wi-fi exploit for Android and iOS devices

Broadcom fixes wi-fi exploit for Android and iOS devices

Vulnerabilities could potentially allow remote code execution on devices.
Bradley Barth Apr 10 2017, 11:49AM Security
Fake Microsoft tech support site exploits full-screen mode

Fake Microsoft tech support site exploits full-screen mode

Malware tricks victims with deceptive visual elements.
Bradley Barth Mar 6 2017, 11:48AM Security
Ransomware: experts divided on whether to pay up

Ransomware: experts divided on whether to pay up

Explosive growth in ransomware must mean many are paying.
Bradley Barth , Tony Yoo Aug 29 2016, 5:00PM Security
Google develops whitelist-blacklist tool for Macs

Google develops whitelist-blacklist tool for Macs

For security-conscious Apple users.
Bradley Barth Aug 19 2016, 6:44AM Security
Swimming Australia website cops DDoS attack

Swimming Australia website cops DDoS attack

Chinese revenge on Mack Horton?
Bradley Barth Aug 14 2016, 9:50PM Security
Android to enforce boot verification

Android to enforce boot verification

Prohibits devices from booting if malware suspected.
Bradley Barth Jul 22 2016, 11:19AM Security
Crimeware-as-a-service shows up

Crimeware-as-a-service shows up

WatchGuard reveals what's on offer for aspiring hackers.
Bradley Barth Jul 19 2016, 12:00AM Security
Arm movements can reveal passwords from wearables

Arm movements can reveal passwords from wearables

Sensors can be exploited to detect keystrokes.
Bradley Barth Jul 8 2016, 4:45PM Security
Malware takes over Macs

Malware takes over Macs

Connects back to attacker using Tor.
Bradley Barth Jul 7 2016, 3:43PM Security
Chinese ad firm behind malware

Chinese ad firm behind malware

Check Point finds HummingBad source.
Bradley Barth Jul 7 2016, 6:54AM Security
Google CEO hacked

Google CEO hacked

Sundar Pichai's Twitter shows mischievous tweets.
Bradley Barth Jun 28 2016, 7:18AM Security
IT worker arrested for Panama Papers leak: reports

IT worker arrested for Panama Papers leak: reports

Ex-staffer at Mossack Fonseca law firm captured?
Bradley Barth Jun 17 2016, 11:49AM Security
Wendy's POS breach much bigger than first thought

Wendy's POS breach much bigger than first thought

Service providers blamed as weak link in US fast food chain's security posture.
Bradley Barth Jun 12 2016, 8:16PM Security

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