There are a number of undocumented and hidden features and services in Apple iOS that can be used to bypass the backup encryption on iOS devices and remove large amounts of users’ personal data.
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Google is focusing some of the sharpest minds it has on a new security initiative known as Project Zero that will dig into the critical software that the Internet and its users depend upon and find new vulnerabilities.
A group of outside experts found that the process that led to the inclusion of the weakened Dual EC_DRBG random number generator in a NIST standard was flawed and there were several failures along the way that led to its approval. The committee also recommended that the National Institute of Standards and Technology increase the number of[...]
The GAO issued a scathing report criticizing the lack of risk assessments and cybersecurity funding at shipping ports and other maritime facilities.
In response to a FOIA request for information about the Operation Aurora attack on Google the Department of Homeland Security released hundreds of pages of documents related not to that attack campaign, but to the Aurora project run at Idaho National Lab years earlier
The Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Justice have denied a report based on leaked documents from Edward Snowden that United States intelligence and law enforcement agencies conduct surveillance of Americans based on their ethnicity, religious affiliation or political stances.
The second transparency report from Verizon claims the company received nearly 150,000 total orders in the first half of 2014.
The Miniduke APT campaign is back in business with new tools to steal data from new targets in an assortment of countries from all over the globe.
The EFF filed a FOIA lawsuit against the NSA and ODNI looking for more information on the government’s use and disclosure of zero-day vulnerabilities.
The U.S. intelligence community historically has been loathe to release virtually any information about the way that its agencies operates, to the point that the existence of some of those agencies themselves was secret for decades. But in the wake of the Snowden leaks, more and more information is beginning to trickle out, and the[...]