Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the Badlock bust, encryption legislation, and cryptoworm ransomware. Mike also discusses last week’s Infiltrate Con.
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In this Threatpost Op-Ed, Katie Moussouris explains the significance of the newly free availability of ISO Standard 29147 Vulnerability disclosure, and why it keeps an important dialogue open between hackers and industry.
While civil liberties advocates celebrate the defeat of California bill AB 1681, they caution that the fight to protect encryption from government regulation is not over.
Security and privacy advocates, along with IT business leaders, slam the Burr-Feinstein bill as misguided and detrimental to encryption.
Juniper Networks hopes to remove any clouds of uncertainty that its networking gear might still have a backdoor that could allow governments or hackers to snoop on traffic running through its hardware.
At Infiltrate Conference, the DOD explained more about the Hack the Pentagon bug bounty program and how government attitudes about hackers are shifting.
FBI owns up to state-sponsored hackers, known as APT6, who have infiltrated government systems for years pilfering sensitive data.
FBI Director James Comey discussed the scope of the tool they used to break the iPhone 5C and challenged the concept of absolute privacy in a talk Wednesday.
Endgame Inc., CEO Nate Fick told the Infiltrate Conference on Thursday that bringing an offensive security approach to enterprise defense is the key to future success.
Security experts cheer WhatsApp for making end-to-end encryption available to one billion consumers, but say more work needs to be done to protect digital communications.