The AI industry is pointing to the AI Village at DEF CON as a venue for assessing cybersecurity risk. But is a “village” the best way to test AI risk? Experts have their doubts.
Researchers at ReversingLabs said they discovered two npm open source packages that contained malicious code linked to open source malware known as TurkoRat.
A bunch of recent surveys of IT and security pros send a clear message: threats and risks from vulnerable software supply chains are real, and they’re starting to freak people out.
In this episode of the podcast (#232), Tomislav Peričin of the firm ReversingLabs joins us to talk about Log4Shell, the vulnerability in the ubiquitous Log4j Apache library. Tomislav tells us why issues related to Log4j won’t be going away anytime soon and how organizations must adapt to deal with the risk it poses.
The hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment, which first came to light on November 24th, devolved this week into a chaotic international “whodunnit” with conflicting reports attributing the incident to everything from the government of North Korea to the government of China to global hacktivist group Anonymous to disgruntled Sony employees. For sure: those attributing the attack to hacking crews within the military of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) had their argument bolstered by reports in the New York Times and elsewhere claiming that the U.S. government now believes that the DPRK, under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, was responsible for the devastating hack. Officials at Sony Pictures Entertainment clearly believe the connection is credible, ordering the cancellation of the release of the Sony Pictures film The Interview following threats of violence on theaters showing the film. That acceded to a key demand of the hackers, who have used the […]