The Department of Education was told this week that its failed to heed repeated warnings that its systems contain multiple weaknesses.
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An FBI advisory warns law enforcement and government officials they could be the targets of hacktivists and doxing.
Carnegie Mellon University implied in a statement that it received a subpoena requesting its research on breaking Tor hidden services, and also implied it was not paid $1 million for the work as alleged by the Tor Project.
The Going Dark encryption debate resurfaced at the Advanced Cyber Security Center annual conference, and the government’s stance hasn’t changed much.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week: The latest Xen vulnerability, CISA passing the Senate, a researcher challenging that Weak DH paper, and more.
Members of the Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pass a version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a bill that many opposed argue will lead to continued pervasive government spying.
Car hacking and phone jailbreaking were made exempt from restrictions in the DCMA.
The NSA is moving away from Elliptic Curve Cryptography, and cryptographers aren’t buying their reasoning that advances in post quantum computing put ECC in jeopardy.
Juan Andres Guerrero-Saade from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT) joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to discuss the “identity crisis” in the anti-malware industry and the ethics and perils of investigating state-sponsored or geopolitically significant threats.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week – how a weakness in the Diffie-Hellman protocol could be the key to breaking crypto, a paper that claims 85 percent of Android devices contain at least one critical vulnerability, and the Netgear debacle.