A Federal court struck down Lavabit’s appeal today, affirming contempt sanctions against the now-shuttered secure email provider that was forced to release SSL keys to the FBI.
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Dennis Fisher talks with Eugene Kaspersky about the need for better critical infrastructure security, the major threats facing enterprises today and the specter of cyberwar.
Former DHS secretary Tom Ridge said at the Kaspersky Lab Cybersecurity Summit that U.S. critical infrastructure will be a target as long as the public and private sector balk on sharing attack and threat data.
Bruce Schneier said during his Source Boston keynote that history will not look kindly on society’s tradeoff of privacy for convenience in the age of surveillance.
U.S. regulators are warning banks about a recent rash of ATM fraud and the ongoing risks DDoS attacks targeting public websites can pose.
The one threat that some experts have warned about for years and has never emerged is cyber terrorism, a former top U.S. intelligence official said.
The NSA searches the data it collects incidentally on Americans, including phone calls and emails, during the course of terrorism investigations.
Internet service providers in Turkey have been intercepting traffic to Google’s DNS servers and redirecting it.
The makers of Fandango and Credit Karma have settled with the Federal Trade Commission after the commission charged that they deliberately misrepresented the security of their apps and failed to validate SSL certificates.
The federal government is looking for a way to relax the laws to make it simpler for law enforcement agents to target and compromise the computers of suspects involved in criminal cases.