Bitdefender is proud to announce PwnThyBytes Capture The Flag – our competitive ethical hacking contest

Bitdefender is proud to announce PwnThyBytes Capture The Flag – our competitive ethical hacking contest

We hope you’ve all enjoyed your summer holidays, chilling out on the beach, seeing new places and recharging your batteries. Because this autumn we’ve prepared the first edition of PwnThyBytes CTF, a top-notch global computer security competition, which we hope will be a fun and challenging experience for everybody. The ... Read More
Protecting against SWAPGS Attack via Hypervisor Introspection

Bypassing KPTI Using the Speculative Behavior of the SWAPGS Instruction

Bitdefender senior researchers Dan Horea Luțaș and Andrei Vlad Luțaș recently uncovered a new speculative-execution vulnerability and demonstrated how it can be exploited via a side-channel style attack, dubbed SWAPGS Attack. The vulnerability has been publicly reported today as CVE-2019-1125. While side-channel attacks have been known for some time now, ... Read More
IoT Report: Major Flaws in Guardzilla Cameras Allow Remote Hijack of the Security Device

IoT Report: Major Flaws in Guardzilla Cameras Allow Remote Hijack of the Security Device

Vulnerabilities in indoor security camera allows remote compromise and device takeover The commodification of IoT devices has paved the way to the smart home. Interconnected appliances, intelligent assistants and smart home surveillance are just some applications of the Internet of Things and customers love it. The large number of intelligent, ... Read More
Report – Thursday, 08 November 2018

Report – Thursday, 08 November 2018

Data Debrief Indicators within normal range. Top states targeted by cyber-crime activity are California, Texas and Florida. The least affected state is Georgia. New Incidents No new incidents discovered today In the News New Democratic House majority elevates election security to top-of-mind Legend & Terms All information below is property ... Read More
Report – Wednesday, 06 November 2018

Report – Wednesday, 06 November 2018

Data Debrief Indicators within normal range. State-level malware incidents are in line with what we noticed in the past few days. Top states targeted by cyber-crime activity are California, Texas and Florida. The least affected state is Washington. New Incidents No new incidents discovered today In the News Aging voting ... Read More
Report – Tuesday, 05 November 2018

Report – Tuesday, 05 November 2018

Data Debrief Indicators within normal range. State-level malware incidents are in line with what we noticed in the past few days. Top states targeted by cyber-crime activity are California, Texas and Florida. The least affected state is Washington. New Incidents No new incidents discovered today In the News Facebook shuts ... Read More
Report – Monday, 04 November 2018

Report – Monday, 04 November 2018

Data Debrief Indicators within normal range. State-level malware incidents are in line with what we noticed in the past few days. Top states targeted by cyber-crime activity are California, Texas and Florida. The least affected state is Oregon. New Incidents No new incidents discovered today In the News 10,000 Twitter ... Read More
Report – Thursday, 01 November 2018

Report – Thursday, 01 November 2018

Data Debrief Indicators within normal range, with minor fluctuations from state to state. We are now aggregated extra data feeds for improved visibility across the United States. Top states targeted by cyber-crime activity are California, Texas and Florida. The least affected state is Oregon. New Incidents No incidents related to ... Read More
Report – Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Report – Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Data Debrief Indicators within normal range, with minor fluctuations in detected threats across states. Top states targeted by cyber-crime activity are California, Texas and Florida. The least affected state is Oregon. New Incidents No incidents related to the Midterm Elections today In the News U.S. intel prepared to sanction any ... Read More
Report – Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Report – Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Data Debrief Indicators within normal range, showing steady malicious activity. Top states targeted by cyber-crime activity are California, Texas and Florida. The least affected state is Missouri with 3.12% of detected incidents. New Incidents No new incidents related to the US Midterm Elections In the News Expert: ‘China has both ... Read More