Researchers fool computer vision with unexpected adjacent object
Researchers have found an interesting way to confuse computer vision algorithms. When a completely unrelated object is placed next to the intended one, computers no longer seem to understand what they are seeing. By applying this knowledge, self-driving cars, for example, can be fooled.
These fi... Read more
Microsoft offers 100.000 dollars for hackers that breach Azure Sphere
The Internet of Things platform Azure Sphere, rolled out earlier this year, has been designated by Microsoft as the new project of Azure Security Lab. The tech giant offers a 100.000 dollar reward for the hacker who manages to run his own code on Azure Pluton or Azure Secure World.p
In 2019, Mic... Read more
“Businesses often have trouble with cloud configuration.
Many companies are experiencing quite some difficulties in securing and configuring cloud-based services. This is the conclusion of a survey by security company Tripwire among 150 security professionals.
The survey was conducted at the annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. The study shows tha... Read more
Apple offers record amount of million U.S. dollars at iPhone bug bounty
Apple now offers security researchers up to $1 million ($893,000) if they find an error in iPhones. That's the highest amount a company has ever offered in a so-called bug bounty.
Apple is also changing its policy on bug bounties, writes Reuters. Previously, the company only gave rewards to security... Read more
WhatsApp vulnerabilities let hackers take over calls
WhatsApp appears to contain a series of vulnerabilities with which hackers can take over conversations. The vulnerabilities and three methods to abuse them were revealed this week by Check Point researchers Dikla Barda, Roman Zaikin and Oded Vanunu.
According to the researchers, the errors can enabl... Read more