Cisco said an unpatched critical vulnerability exposed by WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 release of CIA documents could give an attacker full control of the targeted switches and routers.
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The Department of Justice indicted four individuals, including two Russian FSB officers, for their roles in the Yahoo breach.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including a rash of new IP camera backdoors, James Comey’s talk at Boston College, hacking back vs. active defense, and the DOJ dropping one of its Playpen cases.
A look at 200 zero day vulnerabilities reveals key details on longevity, value and how long it takes to create one after a software vulnerability has been identified.
FBI Director James Comey revived old rhetoric on strong encryption during a keynote at the Boston Conference on Cyber Security. He did not address the leak of CIA hacking tools or Russia during his talk.
A bill that would exclude organizations from prosecution for hacking back is already stirring up some concerns about potential unintended consequences.
Prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice dropped their case against a suspect who visited the dark web site child pornography site Playpen.
A massive spam operation that sent out more than one billion messages a day was exposed by researchers who called the operation “illegal” and a “tangible threat to online privacy and security.”
Bruce Schneier talks about the early days of the RSA Conference, his campaign for IoT regulation, and more.
The news of the week is recapped, including the fallout around CloudBleed, the CloudPets breach, and a Slack token bug. The life of Howard Schmidt is also remembered.