Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap RSA 2016, the pervasiveness of the FBI vs. Apple debate, OpenSSL two years after Heartbleed, and why hacking back is always a bad idea.
Browsing Category: Government
An amicus brief filed on behalf of well known past and present Apple hackers asks the government to vacate its order asking Apple to unlock a terrorist’s phone.
A panel at RSA Conference on appropriate responses to state-sponsored espionage of intellectual property for economic gain served as a reminder of the dangers of hacking back.
NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers spoke at RSA Conference about public-private cooperation and sharing, but failed to touch on the agency’s silence around the Apple-FBI debate.
The annual Cryptographers’ Panel at RSA Conference took on the FBI-Apple debate head-on, and could not arrive at a unified conclusion.
The White House wants to renegotiate the divisive U.S. implementation of the Wassenaar Arrangement rules as they relate to intrusion software.
Researchers say when it comes to car hacking, it’s going to take three years for automakers to catch up with the number of cyber threats targeting cars.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including the ongoing FBiOS battle, a court ruling re: Tor, and Operation Blockbuster.
The ongoing dispute between the FBI and Apple has brought out the fact that Apple must be part of its own threat model going forward.
The Tor Project is dismayed at a District Court judge’s confirmation that the government paid Carnegie Mellon University to research how to unmask users on the Tor network.