Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired What Is Application Shielding?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired What Is Application Shielding?

As hackers become increasingly adept at targeting smartphones, app security has become a pressing issue. Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in mobile software to spy on users, grab their data, or even steal their money. In response, security companies are increasingly touting a feature called “application shielding,” a process that obfuscates an application’s binary code, ostensibly…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Putin Will Put Russia Behind an Internet Curtain

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Putin Will Put Russia Behind an Internet Curtain

Mikhail Tereshchenko/Getty ImagesThe week began with dragon’s breath. After a major breach in its firewall, a scrappy security team in the north engaged in an epic battle to rid its system of an infected payload that kept growing bigger and bigger, spewing frozen ice flames across all critical infrastructure. Yes, I’m talking about Game of…