A catastrophic failure in the emergency call management infrastructure cascaded into an incident that left 11 million out of reach of 911 dispatchers for six hours.
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The Obama administration has issued an executive order aimed at speeding up the adoption of chip and PIN or EMV payment systems here in the United States.
A new precisely targeted and fleeting form of malvertising is being deployed by APT groups to target organizations in the U.S. defense industrial base.
Microsoft posted eight bulletins for Patch Tuesday, three of which are considered critical including a cumulative Internet Explorer update, while Adobe has fixes for Flash Player and ColdFusion.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Justice Department squared off on the topic of National Security Letters in a San Francisco courtroom yesterday. This fight’s next stop is likely the Supreme Court.
New reflected distributed denial of service attack techniques are increasing the volume of each attack as well as the overall frequency of large-scale DDoS attacks.
A number of cloud service providers like Amazon Web Services and Rackspace had to shut some systems down over the weekend to address a critical Xen security vulnerability.
Users of Mozilla products should update Firefox, NSS, SeaMonkey and Thunderbird in order to obtain fixes for a bug that could let an attacker forge RSA certificates and perform man-in-the-middle attacks.
The marketplaces set up to provide health insurance to Americans under Obamacare are generally doing a good job of protecting personally identifiable information but can also improve security practices.
Spam emails pretending to be a security update for LogMeIn users, including a new security certificate countering Heartbleed attacks, are making the rounds, warns the SANS Institute.