RubyGems maintainers patched a vulnerability, reported by Trustwave and OpenDNS, that allows RubyGem clients to be redirected to an attacker-controlled gem server.
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Roughly 1,400 passengers were temporarily stranded at Warsaw’s Chopin airport over the weekend after hackers were purportedly able to modify an entire airline’s flight plans.
In one of the more bizarre alleged hacking stories to emerge recently, federal authorities are investigating whether employees of the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into systems belonging to the Houston Astros and got access to internal team conversations about players, trades, scouting reports, and other sensitive information. The alleged attack against the Astros’ network is the focus[…]
Cloud-based password manager LastPass said its network has been breached and attackers stole personal information as well as salts and hashes.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission tackled China and cyberespionage today in a D.C. hearing.
A RFP, which has since been taken down, surfaced last week from the Naval Supply Systems Command seeking operational exploits and vulnerability intelligence for commercial software from leading IT vendors.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Duqu 2.0 attack and its ramifications, the addition of HSTS support to Windows 7 and 8.1 and the rest of the news of the week.
The Office of Personnel Management was warned as recently as November of numerous system vulnerabilities and governance weaknesses.
Bug bounties and rewards programs provide researchers with a measure of income, and if the proposed Wassenaar rules are implemented in the U.S., that initiatives could be adversely impacted.
The OPM hack may indeed extend to security clearance data, in addition to personal information belonging to four million federal workers.