Research on the economics of the zero-day market conducted by HackerOne, MIT, Harvard and Facebook will be presented at RSA Conference.
In early December, as most people were dealing with the stress of looking for the perfect holiday gifts and planning out their upcoming celebrations, police officers in a small New England town were under a different sort of pressure. The vital files and data the Tewksbury Police Department needed to go about its daily business had been encrypted[…]
To bolster security, banks in New York are planning to enact new regulations for any third party vendors they do business with.
There is a serious vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that can allow an attacker who has control of some portion of a victim’s network traffic to steal users’ credentials for valuable services. The bug is related to the way that Windows and other software handles some HTTP requests, and researchers say it affects[…]
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab disclosed some details on the so-called Darwin Nuke vulnerability in Apple OS X and iOS.
A coordinated operation between international police and private technology companies shuts down the Simda botnet.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the big Apple news from the week, Cisco and L3 crushing some SSH attacks, the great John Oliver interview of Edward Snowden and the dwindling days before RSA.
The Great Firewall’s offensive counterpart, the Great Cannon, which inject malicious scripts to reroute traffic, is responsible for recent massive DDoS attacks targeting Github and GreatFire.org.
Apple said it will not backport fixes for a hidden backdoor API discovered in OS X.
U.S. and European law enforcement combined resources to take down the Beebone, or AAEH, botnet.