The U.S. Army has released to open source an internal forensics analysis framework that the Army Research Lab has been using for some time. The framework, known as Dshell, is a Python tool that runs on Linux and its designed to help analysts investigate compromises within their environments. The goal in open sourcing the framework[…]
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Reddit published its first transparency report and said it received a relatively low number of government requests for user information and content takedowns.
Microsoft publishes a framework and guidelines on how to effectively set up and operate threat information sharing exchanges in hopes that organizations will actually share data.
In the wake of a recent enforcement action against Marriott for blocking guests’ WiFi hotspots in their hotels, the FCC is warning other hotel operators and business owners that such blocking is illegal and the commission’s Enforcement Bureau is taking note. Marriott last year paid a fine of $600,000 to settle an FCC enforcement action[…]
Business email compromise scams trick corporate executives, employees and clients into transferring business funds to criminal bank accounts in China.
The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade today held preliminary hearings on drafting federal data breach notification legislation.
Kaspersky Lab has found shared code and functionality between the Regin malware platform and a keylogger described in recently disclosed Snowden documents.
Two flaws in Schneider Electric’s ETG3000 FactoryCast HMI Gateway allow unauthenticated remote access to the device’s FTP server and configuration file.
Police in the UK, working in cooperation with the FBI, arrested an 18-year-old man Friday in connection with recent DDoS attacks on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live services. The authorities arrested the unnamed man in Southport, and he is being held on suspicion of computer crime and unauthorized access to computer material. UK officials[…]
Vague language in the White House’s proposed amendments to the CFAA leave the door open to a chilling effect on legitimate security research.