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The Karate Kid is SEO for Cinema

Anyone who’s been to #mozcon like us knows that running into the occasional spammer is never a fun experience! 

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Live from DEF CON in Las Vegas [Chet Chat Podcast 249]

Sophos Security Chet Chat – Episode 249 – August 6, 2016

Join Sophos security experts Chester Wisniewski and John Shier for the latest episode of our regular security podcast. 92 more words


Automated Hacking Dangerous, Warns Electronic Frontier Foundation

On Thursday, a program called Mayhem, created by a Carnegie Mellon team, won the $2 million first prize in the Cyber Grand Challenge, the latest in a series of technology competitions sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA. 379 more words


Researchers Make Scary-Effective Twitter Phishing Bot

Researchers have created a very scary Twitter phishing bot. “Black Hat researchers have created a Twitter bot that reads your tweets and sends you a message catered to your interests — along with a shortened URL leading to hacktown.” According to the article, the bot had a TWO-THIRDS success rate for link-clicking.

Security & Legal Issues

Apple Offers Big Cash Rewards for Help Finding Security Bugs

(Reuters) – Apple said it plans to offer rewards of up to $200,000 to researchers who find critical security bugs in its products, joining dozens of firms that already offer payments for help uncovering flaws in their products. 390 more words


The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat

As the saying goes, knowledge is power. And when it comes to cybersecurity knowledge, every year thousands descend on Las Vegas for the Black Hat… 983 more words


Sophos is at Black Hat 2016 this week. Are you?

It may be hot outside in the Las Vegas sun but we’ll be keeping cool inside the Mandalay Bay Hotel, hanging out with other industry experts that will also be at… 79 more words