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Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

The President Is Missing… a few finer points on how the cyber works in this novel

June 18, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

If you hadn’t heard, former President William Jefferson Clinton and well-established mass-production author James Patterson have collaborated on a novel titled The President Is Missing. The book is a political cyber-thriller of sorts, the second such book from a member […]


Networking Security, Security

Three months later, a mass exploit of powerful Web servers continues

June 7, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

More than 115,000 websites—many run by major universities, government organizations, and media companies—remained wide open to hacker takeovers because they hadn’t installed critical patches released 10 weeks ago, security researcher Troy Mursch said Monday. A separate researcher reported on Tuesday […]


Networking Security, Security

VPNFilter malware infecting 500,000 devices is worse than we thought

June 6, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Two weeks ago, officials in the private and public sectors warned that hackers working for the Russian government infected more than 500,000 consumer-grade routers in 54 countries with malware that could be used for a range of nefarious purposes. Now, […]


Networking Security, Security

Senate Dems push to restore White House cyber chief

June 1, 2018

Via: FCW

Nineteen Democratic senators are urging the White House to restore the recently abolished national cybersecurity coordinator post. Shortly after the April departure of Rob Joyce, who’d held the position since March 2017, National Security Advisor John Bolton eliminated the position […]


Networking Security, Security

GDPR: What the data companies are offering

May 25, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Today is GDPR day, the day the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect. Companies with customers in the EU are bound by the regulation, and there are very stiff fines for non-compliance. GDPR has become mainstream, […]


Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

Apple introduces new privacy portal to comply with GDPR

May 23, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is the latest tech giant to make changes to comply with GDPR, the EU’s privacy data rules after it introduced a new website that shows customers exactly what personal data it holds on them. Accessible via an ‘Apple ID […]


Attacks & Breaches, Networking Security, Security

500,000 Devices Infected With Malware That Could Cut Users Off From The Internet

May 23, 2018

Via: Fortune

Cisco’s cyber intelligence unit is warning that at least half a million routers and storage devices in 54 countries have been infected with a sophisticated malware program that it believes the Russian government plants to launch a cyber attack on […]


Networking Security, Security

Microsoft: We’re giving you all Euro-style GDPR rights over how we use your data

May 22, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced it will extend the rights available to Europeans under the EU’s new privacy regulation to all consumers across the world. The General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect this Friday, introducing a range of new Data Subject […]


Networking Security, Security

Windows 10 security: Google Project Zero shreds Microsoft’s unique Edge defense

May 11, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has heavily promoted the advances it’s made in Windows 10’s built-in exploit mitigations to encourage enterprise adoption, but Google’s Project Zero isn’t convinced key defenses can stand up to advanced hackers. Project Zero researcher Ivan Fratric has released a […]


Networking Security, Security

Arm launches Cortex-M35P processor to bring IoT security to the silicon level

May 2, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Arm has announced the Cortex-M35P, a processor designed to prevent physical attacks against Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The British semiconductor giant believes that by 2035, up to one trillion connected, IoT devices may be in use worldwide. With so […]