The DolphinAttack technique allows hackers to control Siri, Google Now, Alexa and other voice assistants with commands in ultrasonic frequencies.
Concerns around emerging threats such as ransomware and polymorphic malware have sparked a significant increase in collaboration by the cyber security industry, according to AlienVault.
“DaddyL33T” is a 13-year-old malware developer. They’ve set up the DaddyHackingTeam portal, the future site of a botnet web control interface, and they maintain an active profile under the name “DaddyPvP” on the HackForums security technology platform. In one of his posts to the site, the padawan of poisonous software requests help scanning to a Qbot botnet.
About 143 million US customers of credit report giant Equifax may have had information compromised in a cyber security breach, the company has disclosed.