Smart TV manufacturer Vizio settled with the FTC on Monday over charges the company collected data on 11 million consumer TVs.
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President Donald Trump postponed the release and signing of an Executive Order around cybersecurity that calls for a 60-day review systems and critical infrastructure.
A bipartisan bill was introduced this week in the House calling for the NHTSA to conduct a study that would determine appropriate cybersecurity standards for motor vehicles.
Mozilla released its first Internet Health Report, examining the dangers of over-sharing eroding privacy, and the security of connected devices.
The U.S. Army released the results of its Hack the Army bug bounty, and said that close to $100,000 was paid out, and 118 unique and actionable vulnerabilities were reported.
Mike Mimoso, Tom Spring, and Chris Brook discuss security-wise what they hope will and won’t change under a Trump presidency, then discuss the news of the week, including SHA-1 deprecation, Carbanak’s return, and the WhatsApp “backdoor” debacle.
New rules signed by the president last week change the way the NSA is able to share raw intelligence data with other intelligence community agencies.
The news of the week is discussed, including the ShadowBrokers’ farewell, GoDaddy’s buggy domain validation issue, MongoDB ransoms, and the latest with St. Jude Medical.
The ShadowBrokers today ended their operations, saying they would no longer leak Equation Group exploits.
Cloudflare on Tuesday was finally able to post a National Security Letter it received from the FBI back in 2013.