‘White-hat’ hackers key force in cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Amateur expertsare helping to spot potential loopholes, as Cao Yin reports.A very small office near the Sixth Ring Road in Beijing houses a very big dream, one that’sshared by thousands of Internet security enthusiasts across China. The office is the home…

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86 percent of websites at risk from hackers, says WhiteHat

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Even though software bugs such as Heartbleed and Shellshock exposed weaknesses in hundreds of thousands of company websites, many are still vulnerable to being hacked. Data from a recent study by WhiteHat Security which examined the vulnerabilities of more than 30,000…

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A White-hat Hacker Discovered A Dangerous Vulnerability In Three Apple Operating Systems

A Swedish white-hat hacker has discovered a serious vulnerability in OS X Yosemite that may extend to previous Mac operating systems as well, reports The Hacker News’ Mohit Kumar. The vulnerability, called “Rootpipe,” appears to have been discovered by  For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net or http://AmIHackerProof.com…

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Government’s own ‘white-hat’ hackers give HealthCare.gov mixed review on security

The government’s own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site’s security features. Those are among the […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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Jeremiah Grossman, Founder and CTO of WhiteHat Security

Jeremiah Grossman, founder and CTO of WhiteHat Security, talks with Stephen Northcutt about the state of web application security as well as WhiteHat’s approach to website vulnerability assessment and management. View full post on SANS Technology Institute – Security Thought Leaders View full post on National Cyber Security

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