The Electronic Frontier Foundation and other NGOs have published a guide with advice on secure communication, DDoS and malware mitigation and more for activists, journalists and others targeted for surveillance.
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The GAO issued a scathing report criticizing the lack of risk assessments and cybersecurity funding at shipping ports and other maritime facilities.
Europol announced today that it, along with international law enforcement and industry partners, conducted a successful takedown of the infrastructure supporting the Shylock banking malware.
Yokogawa Electric Corp., of Japan patched critical buffer overflow flaws in its CENTUM and Exaopac production control system software.
Facebook disclosed that it carried out its first botnet takedown of a Greek operation called Lecpetex. The botnet victimized 250,000 computers, stole Facebook and other credentials, and dropped Litecoin mining software.
Phony digital certificates for a number of Google domains were discovered and blocked. The certs were issued by the National Informatics Centre of India and were in the Microsoft Root Store.
Adobe patched Flash Player today, adding validation checks to the software so that it rejects malicious content from vulnerable JSONP callback APIs.
A China-linked hacker group known as Deep Panda has compromised a number of national security think tanks seeking information on U.S. policy in Iraq.
Experts question whether the Havex malware campaign targeting three European industrial control system software vendors is merely a dry run for something bigger.
Microsoft will release two critical bulletins tomorrow as part of its July 2014 Patch Tuesday security updates.