Apple’s NeuralHash Algorithm Has Been Reverse-Engineered

Schneier on Security

Apple’s NeuralHash algorithm — the one it’s using for client-side scanning on the iPhone — has been reverse-engineered. Uncategorized algorithms Apple backdoors cryptography hashes iOS iPhone reverse engineering

Your engine doesn’t matter

Javvad Malik

Flying is really a marvel of engineering, and it blows my mind every time I get on a flight. Have you ever seen an airline advertise its planes by the type of engine it has, the suspension of the landing gear, or by the mechanism with which it connects to the passenger tunnel. If I have a good overall experience, I couldn’t care less if the engine rolled off the factory last week or over a decade ago.

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The Ying Yang of Your Engine

Javvad Malik

I recently argued that I don’t really care about an aeroplane’s engine and that I only cared about the experience I have travelling on it. Some people argued with me that the engine is very important and without an engine the aeroplane won’t fly. When you’re building a road, engineering is of utmost importance. Sure, maths, reasoning, engineering and logic can create the best engine, the best road, and the best cyber security product.

Reverse-Engineering the Redactions in the Ghislaine Maxwell Deposition

Schneier on Security

Slate magazine was able to cleverly read the Ghislaine Maxwell deposition and reverse-engineer many of the redacted names. As far as I know, this reverse-engineering technique is new. Uncategorized courts redaction reverse engineering

Security Engineer Job, Certification and Salary

CyberSecurity Insiders

To all those who want to become a security engineer, here’s an article that helps in guiding you to reach your goal. First, a security engineer is a software professional who helps in drafting & developing strategies, software and hardware systems to protect against cyber attacks.

Propaganda as a Social Engineering Tool

Security Boulevard

The post Propaganda as a Social Engineering Tool appeared first on Security Boulevard. Remember WYSIWYG? What you see is what you get. That was a simpler time in technology; you knew what the end result would be during the development stage. There were no surprises.

Reaction to Social Engineering Indicative of Cybersecurity Culture

Security Boulevard

It was a master class in social engineering, one that put an organization’s security posture at risk. Social engineering attacks like phishing take advantage of an employee’s awareness of.

The Ying Yang of Your Engine

Security Boulevard

I recently argued that I don’t really care about an aeroplane’s engine and that I only cared about the experience I have travelling on it. Some people argued with me that the engine is very important and without an engine the aeroplane won’t fly.

The Third Edition of Ross Anderson’s Security Engineering

Schneier on Security

Ross Anderson’s fantastic textbook, Security Engineering , will have a third edition. Uncategorized books security engineeringThe book won’t be published until December, but Ross has been making drafts of the chapters available online as he finishes them. Now that the book is completed, I expect the publisher to make him take the drafts off the Internet. I personally find both the electronic and paper versions to be incredibly useful.

The Business Value of the Social-Engineer Phishing Service

Security Boulevard

The post The Business Value of the Social-Engineer Phishing Service appeared first on Security Boulevard. Phishing attacks continue to plague organizations across the globe with great success, but why? Cybercriminals are targeting the human element of organizations.

The Human Behavior Conference: The Future of Social Engineering

Security Boulevard

The post The Human Behavior Conference: The Future of Social Engineering appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network Social Engineering amy herman Anne-Maartje Oud Chris Hadnagy Cortney Warren General HuBe Ian Rowland Joe Navarro R.

How behavioral biometrics can stop social engineering and malware scams dead in their tracks

Security Boulevard

Human fraud: how behavioral biometrics can stop social engineering and malware scams that traditional fraud tools miss. The post How behavioral biometrics can stop social engineering and malware scams dead in their tracks appeared first on NuData Security.

4 Social Engineering Attack Examples (with Pictures!)

Mitnick Security

We’re constantly telling our employees to look out for social engineering attacks , but while we can share definitions all day long, humans often learn best by example. social engineering attacks

Structures, Engineering and Security

Adam Shostack

Buildings don’t fall down because they’re engineered from a set of materials to meet the goals of carrying appropriate loads. The real subject of this post is engineering cybersecurity. Perhaps we will learn from our engineering peers and get better at it faster. books Security Software EngineeringGordon’s Structures, or Why Things Don’t Fall Down is a fascinating and accessible book. Why don’t things fall down?

Software Engineering Radio

Adam Shostack

I enjoyed being a guest on Software Engineering Radio: Adam Shostack on Threat Modeling. It’s a substantial, in depth interview, running nearly 80 minutes, and covering a wide variety of topics. podcasts threat modeling

Ghidra: NSA's Reverse-Engineering Tool

Schneier on Security

Last month, the NSA released Ghidra , a software reverse-engineering tool. Early reactions are uniformly positive. Three news articles. cybersecurity nsa opensource reverseengineering

Reverse Engineering a Chinese Surveillance App

Schneier on Security

Human Rights Watch has reverse engineered an app used by the Chinese police to conduct mass surveillance on Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang. The details are fascinating, and chilling. Boing Boing post. china privacy reverseengineering surveillance

Lessons Learned My First Year Working as a Social Engineer

Security Through Education

It’s hard to believe that it has been a year since I started working in the field of social engineering. A few years ago, I learned about social engineering through a friend. I was fascinated by the fact that many psychological aspects are applied social engineering.

Social engineering explained: How criminals exploit human behavior

CSO Magazine

Social engineering definition. Social engineering is the art of exploiting human psychology, rather than technical hacking techniques, to gain access to buildings, systems or data.

What are Common Types of Social Engineering Attacks?

eSecurity Planet

Social engineering is a common technique that cybercriminals use to lure their victims into a false sense of security. As social engineering tactics become more advanced, it’s important to know how to identify them in the context of cybersecurity. Threats social engineering

10 Important Facts About Social Engineering

Security Boulevard

These 10 facts about social engineering statistics illustrate how powerful it can be has grown and show you can protect your business. The post 10 Important Facts About Social Engineering appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Reversing a binary using GDB: tutorial for Reverse Engineers

CyberSecurity Insiders

Reversing binaries is an essential skill if you want to pursue a career as exploit developer, reverse engineer or programming. ” The post Reversing a binary using GDB: tutorial for Reverse Engineers appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

How Social Engineering Can Affect an Organization

Mitnick Security

Organizations around the world are enrolled in security awareness training programs and taught to look out for cybercriminals who are using a hacking technique called social engineering.

Security engineer job requirements, certifications, and salary

CSO Magazine

What is a security engineer? A security engineer is a cybersecurity professional who helps develop and implement strategies and systems to protect their organization's infrastructure from cyberattacks.

How Technology is Changing the Future of Social Engineering

Mitnick Security

Social engineering is not a new concept; in fact, it was said to have originated in 1184 BC with the legendary tale of the Trojan Horse. Social Engineering social engineer

5 programming languages cloud engineers should learn

Tech Republic Security

Whether you're trying to break into the role or you're already a cloud engineer, these programming languages are a must for maintaining an edge over the competition

How to work with Vault Secrets Engines

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen shows you how to create both local and AWS secrets engines with Hashicorp's Vault

Brave ditches Google for its own privacy-centric search engine

Bleeping Computer

Brave Browser has replaced Google with its own no-tracking privacy-centric Brave Search as the default search engine for new users in five regions. [.].

Social Engineering Attacks Hacking Humans Today

Security Boulevard

In Episode Two, Zero-Hour Attacks Hacking Humans Today, Patrick is joined by Chris Hadnagy, the Founder and CEO of The Social Engineer and host of the […]. The post Social Engineering Attacks Hacking Humans Today first appeared on SlashNext.

A Microservice Overdose: When Engineering Trends Meet the Startup Reality

Security Boulevard

Engineering in startups is different. With lower product maturity, fewer resources, and less certainty about the future, startups have a whole bunch of constraints that must be taken into account when designing the product’s architecture and engineering procedures.

Brave launches its own, privacy?focused search engine

We Live Security

The Brave Search engine takes on Google, promising to let users surf the web without leaving a trace. The post Brave launches its own, privacy‑focused search engine appeared first on WeLiveSecurity.

Predicting the Future of Social Engineering

Security Through Education

Someone once asked me to come up with some positive predictions I see unfolding in the social engineering world. Over the past few years, I have seen a rise in discussions surrounding social engineering and the tactics intrinsic to it.

Facebook Dumps Face Recognition, Social Engineering Bots, US Sanctions NSO Group

Security Boulevard

The post Facebook Dumps Face Recognition, Social Engineering Bots, US Sanctions NSO Group appeared first on The Shared Security Show. The post Facebook Dumps Face Recognition, Social Engineering Bots, US Sanctions NSO Group appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Data breach news trending on Google Search Engine

CyberSecurity Insiders

Note- Remember, often such leaked details are used by cyber criminals to launch Vishing and phishing attacks, identity theft, social engineering attacks, brute force attacks and can also be sold on the dark web for a smart price.

Nuclear engineer's espionage plans unraveled by undercover FBI agent

Bleeping Computer

A Navy nuclear engineer and his wife were arrested under espionage-related charges alleging violations of the Atomic Energy Act after selling restricted nuclear-powered warship design data to a person they believed was a foreign power agent. [.].

Social Engineering Terms Explained (with Examples!)

Mitnick Security

You’ve been told you need social engineering training , but as soon as you start researching what social engineering is, you’re hit with all these confusing terms and abbreviations.

Maze Ransomware leaks files of ST Engineering group

Security Affairs

ST Engineering is the last victim of the Maze Ransomware operators that published their data on their leak website. ST Engineering is one of the leading engineering groups worldwide, it specializes in the aerospace, electronics, land systems, and marine sectors.

What A Security Engineer & Software Engineer Learned By Swapping Roles

Dark Reading

A security engineer and infrastructure engineer with Salesforce share lessons learned from their professional role reversal, and advice for people on both teams

Welcoming Scott Engstrom as JumpCloud’s New SVP of Engineering

Security Boulevard

Today we announced that Scott Engstrom has joined JumpCloud as SVP of Engineering. The post Welcoming Scott Engstrom as JumpCloud’s New SVP of Engineering appeared first on JumpCloud. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team!

The Danny Ocean of Social Engineer’s

Security Through Education

This story, along with others of being arrested, evading armed guards (on foot, this time), and slipping in back doors unnoticed were my introduction into the world of social engineering. Professional Social Engineer’s (SEs) became, in my mind; confident, bold people who were not riddled with anxiety over their tasks. At DEF CON 27 I came to understand that my perception of the “typical” social engineer was skewed. It’s pitch black.

Reverse Engineering: A Security Researcher’s Toolkit

Security Boulevard

Craig Young, Principal Security Researcher at Tripwire, unpacks the modern security researcher’s toolkit to reverse engineer complex designs. The post Reverse Engineering: A Security Researcher’s Toolkit appeared first on The State of Security.

Jayson Street – Hacking and Social Engineering and Why There are No ‘Black Hat’ Hackers

Security Boulevard

The post Jayson Street – Hacking and Social Engineering and Why There are No ‘Black Hat’ Hackers appeared first on TechSpective. The post Jayson Street – Hacking and Social Engineering and Why There are No ‘Black Hat’ Hackers appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Brave browser replaces Google with its own search engine

We Live Security

The post Brave browser replaces Google with its own search engine appeared first on WeLiveSecurity. Brave Search will become the default search option for new users in the US, UK, Canada, Germany and France, with more countries to follow soon.