How to Hide WordPress Admin Bar?

How to Hide WordPress Admin Bar?

Has the ever-present WordPress Admin Bar got you pulling your hair? Wondering how to get rid of it? Well, you’re in luck! You see, we recently had to hide WordPress Admin Bar ...
Towards a Universal Security Solution against Bluetooth Low Energy Attacks

Towards a Universal Security Solution against Bluetooth Low Energy Attacks

For the past couple of years, Bluetooth has become the de-facto standard in low-range communication, with a particular impact on smart home and IoT development. From smart speakers to smart lights and ...
Global Ransomware and Cyberattacks on Healthcare Spike during Pandemic

Global Ransomware and Cyberattacks on Healthcare Spike during Pandemic

With healthcare systems under constant strain amid the SARS-CoV-2 global pandemic, hospitals and healthcare facilities around the world have also been hit by a wave of cyberattacks, including ransomware attacks. While officials ...
Who installs Zoom apps outside the Play Store? Well, lots of people.

Who installs Zoom apps outside the Play Store? Well, lots of people.

Video conferencing platform use has skyrocketed as people turn to remote work and e-learning, and Zoom has witnessed a tremendous surge in popularity. This popularity, though, has brought increased scrutiny that has ...
New dark_nexus IoT Botnet Puts Others to Shame

New dark_nexus IoT Botnet Puts Others to Shame

Bitdefender researchers have recently found a new IoT botnet packing new features and capabilities that put to shame most IoT botnets and malware that we’ve seen. We named the botnet “dark_nexus” based ...
Wrapping up the 2019 PwnThyBytes CTF

Wrapping up the 2019 PwnThyBytes CTF

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Here we are at the end of the first edition of the PwnThyBytes Capture The Flag Competition. We hope it was a challenging, learning and intriguing experience for all teams that took ...
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 ...
New Homograph Phishing Attack Impersonates Bank of Valletta, Leverages Valid TLS Certificate

New Homograph Phishing Attack Impersonates Bank of Valletta, Leverages Valid TLS Certificate

Bitdefender researchers recently uncovered a new IDN (internationalized domain name) homograph phishing attack in which attackers impersonate the Bank of Valletta, Malta. Bitdefender’s Deep Learning technologies, trained specifically to spot this type ...
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 ...
GandCrab: The most popular Multi-Million Dollar Ransomware of the Year

GandCrab: The most popular Multi-Million Dollar Ransomware of the Year

Ransomware has been around for years and has inflicted financial losses estimated in the billions of dollars. As one of the most lucrative types of malware, from a financial perspective, ransomware developers ...