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Dutch hacker finds critical vulnerability in macOS

Dutch hacker finds critical vulnerability in macOS

The process injection vulnerability allows access to webcams, microphones and sensitive information. Thijs Alkemade, an ethical hacker from Computest Security, discovered a way to circumvent security measures within Apple's operating system. It bears some resemblance to Alkemede's discovery in t... Read more

date13 days ago
Computest DevOps acquisitions merge to form Heeyoo

Computest DevOps acquisitions merge to form Heeyoo

Computest DevOps, CloseSure and SYSQA are together now called Heeyoo. The new company has 200 specialists in Data & BI, Quality Assurance and software testing. There are already six branches spread throughout the Netherlands. With the announcement, Computest split off its own DevOps division... Read more

date11 months ago
Computest DevOps and CloseSure combine activities

Computest DevOps and CloseSure combine activities

Computest DevOps is merging with data and testing firm CloseSure. The merger creates a larger DevOps player in the Netherlands. Computest DevOps is the DevOps division of Computest Group, a Dutch service provider. The merger of Computest DevOps and CloseSure should result in a broader service po... Read more

date2 years ago
Hackers win $800,000 for attacks on Teams, Ubuntu and more

Hackers win $800,000 for attacks on Teams, Ubuntu and more

The first day of Pwn2Own Vancouver was a success. Participants won a combined $800,000 for hacking widely used software, including Microsoft Teams, Oracle Virtualbox and Ubuntu Desktop. Once or twice a year, Zero Day Initiative organizes a hacking contest to promote and reward security research.... Read more

date2 years ago
Dutch hackers win Pwn2Own by cracking industrial ICS systems

Dutch hackers win Pwn2Own by cracking industrial ICS systems

Thijs Alkemade and Daan Keuper discovered important vulnerabilities in three widely used industrial ICS systems during hacking competition Pwn2Own. Thijs Alkemade and Daan Keuper work for Computest, a security firm based in the Netherlands. The duo participated in hacking competition Pwn2Own an... Read more

date2 years ago
Computest acquires SYSQA in major expansion

Computest acquires SYSQA in major expansion

Security specialist Computest announced the acquisition of SYSQA. SYSQA specialises in quality assurance software testing. The merger doubles Computest's workforce. Computest was founded in 2005. Over the past seventeen years the company has built up quite a portfolio. The specialist provides pr... Read more

date2 years ago