Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have revealed that the Turla APT gang is using satellite-based Internet links to hide command-and-control activities.
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HP, a longtime sponsor of the Pwn2Own hacking contests, has decided it will not participate in November’s Mobile Pwn2Own event in Japan because of concerns over the country’s implementation of the Wassenaar Arrangement rules.
Millions of government workers whose information was implicated in this year’s expansive Office of Personnel Management hack still haven’t been notified, the agency revealed this week.
The National Science Foundation awarded $6 million in grants to fund projects working toward securing networked things.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the quasi-interesting fallout from the Ashley Madison hack, the appeals court decision about the Wyndham data breaches, and Charlie Miller leaving Twitter.
U.S. businesses are losing millions in fraudulent wire transfers that have their root in email compromises of accounts belonging to top executives.
BitTorrent today announced that a patch has been rolled out in the libuTP protocol used by many of its clients, fixing a vulnerability that allows attackers to carry out distributed reflective denial of service attacks.
In the latest installment of a long and winding court case related to multiple data beaches at Wyndham Worldwide several years ago, an appellate court has upheld the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to punish the hotel chain for lax security practices that allegedly led to the breaches.
Facebook announced that its ThreatExchange information-sharing platform is closing in on 100 participants and has streamlined its application process.
Level 3 Communications has discovered a new type of reflection DDoS attack that takes advantage of RPC Portmapper to overwhelm networking services.