The federal government is looking for a way to relax the laws to make it simpler for law enforcement agents to target and compromise the computers of suspects involved in criminal cases.
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When attackers broke into the network of the University of Maryland last month, the university’s wasn’t sure how to react. The organization had never had a major security incident before, and this one qualified as major: 310,000 Social Security numbers and other information was gone. And then three weeks later, it happened again. Wallace Loh,[...]
Hackers were able to compromise a server used by Electronic Arts Games this week and rig one of its websites to resemble an Apple log-in page to dole out phishing attacks.
The software running the Bitcoin network was updated to resolve the transaction malleability issue that took down popular exchange Mt. Gox.
Research this week makes it’s clear that many attackers are still using point of sale malware, namely Dexter and Project Hook, in active attacks.
Social networking site Meetup.com is finally back online today yet it warns the site could still face future outages following a series of sustained denial of service attacks (DDoS) over the weekend.
There are at least two different groups running attacks exploiting the recently published zero day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10, and researchers say one of the groups used the bug to impersonate a French aerospace manufacturer and compromise victims visiting the spoofed Web page.
Researchers at IOActive found a series of vulnerabilities in the WeMo home automation products built by Belkin that enable them to gain remote control of connected devices, provide malicious firmware updates and gain access to the internal LAN.
Attackers broke into the network of Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform, and stole a variety of user data, including usernames, addresses, email addresses and encrypted passwords.
Attackers used one server in a massive DDoS attack against an organization in Europe, generating 400 Gbps of bad traffic at its peak via NTP amplification.