Intermittent DDoS attacks affecting Internet connectivity nationwide in West African nation Liberia have ceased. One researcher says it’s a test for something else.
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White hat hackers can hack cars, medical devices and home IoT devices without fear of running amiss of DMCA laws that prevent reverse engineering.
Microsoft said Russian APT group Sofacy, which has ties to the country’s military intelligence operations, has been using Windows kernel and Adobe Flash zero day vulnerabilities in targeted attacks.
The Shadowbrokers dumped lists of hacked servers compromised by the Equation Group and allegedly used in its campaigns.
The Article 29 Working Party, an EU privacy coalition urges WhatsApp to clarify that user information shared between the company and Facebook is compliant with data protection laws on the books in Europe.
Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia wrote a letter to the heads of the FCC, FTC and DHS asking whether ISPs have the power to keep insecure connected devices off the public Internet.
Researchers at Flashpoint said Friday’s DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn was likely the work of script kiddies and not advanced attackers.
The barrage of information leaks, state-sponsored espionage and hacktivism related to the U.S. presidential election has had a mixed bag of effects on the race and voter confidence.
The dangers of Skyping and typing, the fingerprint warrant story, hiding credit card numbers in images, and more are discussed.
Yahoo wrote DNI James Clapper asking the government to confirm and declassify an order to scan email for intelligence surveillance purposes.