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Rapid7 Adds IoT Hardware Support to Metasploit Security Testing

Open-source Metasploit penetration testing framework gets new hardware support, enabling researchers to target IoT.

Metasploit Can Now Be Directly Linked To Hardware For Vulnerability Testing

New hardware bridge extends penetration testing tools capabilities into physical world.

Oracle Patches 270 Vulnerabilities in First Patch Update of 2017

Oracle is patching a long list of different vulnerabilities in its software portfolio.This time, it's the Oracle E-Business Suite that is getting the most...

Why companies offer a hacking bounty — and why there are...

Want to make a cool $20,000? All you have to do is hack the Nintendo 3DS, a handheld console that’s been out for a few...

Free cybersecurity tools for all your needs

There are more free information security tools than you can highlight with a fist full of whiteboard pointers. While many are trialware-based enticements designed...

US fails in bid to renegotiate arms trade restrictions on exploit...

Guns, bullets, and malware samples—all now controlled under the Wassenaar Arrangement.Aurich Lawson reader comments 0 Share this story If you work involves exploiting...

No, there’s no evidence (yet) the feds tried to hack Georgia’s...

Enlarge / Georgia politician Brian Kemp reads at a Holocaust remembrance ceremony in the state.Georgia.gov reader comments 31 Share this story Accusations that...

10 essential PowerShell security scripts for Windows administrators

PowerShell is an enormous addition to the Windows toolbox that gives Windows admins the ability to automate all sorts of tasks, such as rotating...

Stealing, scamming, bluffing: El Reg rides along with pen-testing ‘red team...

Broad smiles, good suits and fake IDs test security in new dimensions FEATURE "Go to this McDonald's," Chris Gatford told me. "There's a 'Create Your...

Could this be you? Really Offensive Security Engineer sought by Facebook

'Here's your new password, champ – GoF*!#Urs3lf' Facebook is hiring an Offensive Security Engineer, and not the sort inclined to disparage the length of your...

Hackers waste Xbox One, PS4, MacBook, Pixel, with USB zapper

What would happen if someone sticks this USBBQ into an airplane seat socket? VIDS Hackers are destroying everything from the latest gaming systems, phones, and...

10 key security terms devops ninjas need to know

It’s no secret that devops and IT security, like oil and water, are hard to mix.After all, devops is all about going fast, while...