What Are "Weaponized Exploits" Anyway?

By Robert Vamosi | 7/31/13 5:15 AM

LAS VEGAS -- At an informal security event hosted by Codenomicon on the eve of Black Hat USA 2013, Charlie Miller and other researchers debated the term "weaponized exploits" while defending his own record of having sold an exploit to the US government.

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"Touching" Android NFC Vulnerabilities Found

By Robert Vamosi | 7/26/12 12:16 AM

On Wednesday, a researcher demonstrated how touching two Android mobile devices together can import malicious code without user interaction.

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Researchers: It's Possible To Bypass Google's "Bouncer"

By Robert Vamosi | 6/14/12 3:31 AM

Researchers have found a way to sneak apps into the Google Play app store.

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Hacking Macbook Batteries

By Robert Vamosi | 7/25/11 3:08 AM

The firmware on your Apple computer battery could be compromised, says a security researcher who discovered the default passwords are left in the clear. The researcher, Accuvant's Charlie Miller, says he plans to reveal the full details (and a solution) at his talk at Black Hat USA next Thursday in Las Vegas.

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