Analysts at Recorded Future said they found stolen credentials from 47 government agencies on a number of paste sites.
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Facebook has hired away the top security executive at Yahoo, Alex Stamos, to become the company’s new CSO. Stamos said Wednesday that he is joining Facebook because he believes the company is in the best position to address some of the large security challenges facing users and companies right now. “There is no company in[…]
A proposed change to the way that registrars treat the private contact details for domain owners could make it easier for anyone to get information on people who use proxy services.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the brutal House Oversight Committee hearing on the OPM breach, the Navy soliciting zero days, the LastPass breach, and the Cardinals-Astros hacking story.
Major telecoms like AT&T and Verizon continue to lag behind in the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s annual “Who Has Your Back” report.
In the two years since the details of the NSA’s deep penetration of the Internet infrastructure began to emerge, there has been a major movement afoot among Web companies to encrypt more and more of their resources and services. The latest large property to make this move is Reddit, which by the end of the[…]
The attack on the Office of Personnel Management that was disclosed earlier this month began as early as December 2014 and likely was the end result of a social engineering attack that enabled the hackers to gain valid user credentials and move around OPM’s network. During a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday to address the[…]
Amazon has released its first transparency report, and for a company as large as Amazon, there is surprisingly little in the way of detail or explanation in the report. The company reported that it received 813 subpoenas, 25 search warrants, and 0-249 national security requests. Of the 813 subpoenas Amazon received in the first five[…]
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission tackled China and cyberespionage today in a D.C. hearing.
A RFP, which has since been taken down, surfaced last week from the Naval Supply Systems Command seeking operational exploits and vulnerability intelligence for commercial software from leading IT vendors.