November 26, 2018

How to Protect Yourself When Shopping Online

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Online shopping safety is a pressing issue for both consumers and business users, especially in the holiday season. As customers flock to online stores to cross off their Christmas wish-lists, cyber criminals look to take advantage of the high traffic and customers looking for the best deal.

Always remember, the Internet is not a governed, safe environment. It’s the wild west. There really are no guarantees to security when shopping online and even big companies can be affected by security vulnerabilities. This blog covers some of the greatest security risks this Christmas season, and gives practical tips to help you shop safely online this year.

November 23, 2018

What We Have Learned About Intel ME Security In Recent Years: 7 Facts About The Mysterious Subsystem

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Intel ME has captured the attention of researchers during the last years. There is an air of mystery about the technology. Although it has access to virtually all the data on the computer, and hackers can get total control over the machine if they manage to compromise Intel ME, there are no official documents or guides regarding its use. That is why researchers from all over the world have to deal with the technology on their own.

We have studied Intel ME over the last years, and here is what we have found about this mysterious subsystem so far.

October 15, 2018

Modernizing IDA Pro: how to make processor module glitches go away

Hi there,

This is my latest article on a topic near and dear to my heart: making IDA Pro more modern and, well, better.

Those familiar with IDA Pro probably know that feeling: there are glitches in the processor modules that you use, you don't have the source code, and they are driving you crazy! Unfortunately, not all of the glitches discussed here qualify as bugs, meaning that the developers are unlikely to ever fix them—unless you fix them yourself.