How to hack your own Wi-Fi network

One way to bolster your understanding of Wi-Fi security is to do some hacking yourself. That doesn’t mean you should infiltrate a company’s network or snoop on a neighbor’s setup. Rather, ethical hacking and legitimate Wi-Fi penetration testing – done in cooperation with the network owner – can help you learn more about the strengths […]


Asus infects millions of laptops in a poisoned update

Asus computer owners may need to run a malware scan today after researchers revealed that the company’s official Asus Live Update Utility software was compromised by attackers and distributed through its official website.  The trojanized Asus utility was discovered by researchers at Russian security firm Kaspersky, which reported on Monday that 57,000 of its own […]


‘ShadowHammer’ infects Asus PCs through its Asus Live Update utility

Over 57,000 users, and possibly up to a million, have downloaded and installed a version of the Asus Live Update utility that was poisoned with a backdoor and hosted on the official Asus servers. What security vendor Kaspersky is calling ShadowHammer was actually a targeted attack at a small number of users.  (The investigation is still […]


Cyber ecosystem helping Australian security startups focus more on partnerships than quick acquisition

Credit: ID 117510946 © Emojoezthai | Overseas companies are welcoming the chance to discuss partnerships with Australian security startups that no longer see acquisition by overseas vendors as the most desirable endgame, the head of Australia’s industry-development body has reported after a successful trade mission that concluded at the RSA conference in San Francisco. […]


IoT – Your security Nightmare

Credit: ID 111684322 © Kwanchaidt | IoT is the latest buzz topic that is spreading like wildfire, almost everywhere you look someone else is discussing IoT and what it is going to mean for us as a society, the benefits that it can bring but what about the negatives? I do not want to […]

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