Category : InfoSecIsland

Security / InfoSecIsland - 2 weeks ago

Advancing the Usability of PKIs

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates have long served as the optimal method for securing the servers on the web and, increasingly, Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Deploying and updating PKIs used to be a largely manual process that requi...

Security / InfoSecIsland - 1 month ago

Crypto-Mining Is the Next Ransomware

Hackers are opportunistic creatures. As device manufacturers continue to add more CPU cores and gigabytes of RAM to smartphones and tablets as well as enterprise-grade cloud servers, these devices will continue to be increasingly useful targets fo...

Security / InfoSecIsland - 1 month ago

Bitcoin in the Darknet Ecosystem

2017 was without a doubt the year of Bitcoin. The first decentralized cryptocurrency, which had been skyrocketing from a value of $1,000 USD a Bitcoin in January 2017 up to a maximum value of $20,000 USD in December. The worldwide awareness of Bit...

Security / InfoSecIsland - 1 month ago

The 5 Motives of Ransomware

When 2017 began, we knew that ransomware& was going to be a major topic. However, who would have foreseen the impact of both WannaCry and NotPetya?& WannaCry hit the world on May 12,& infecting more than 230,000 systems in over...