A federal appeals court has sent back to a lower court an appeal in a lawsuit about the way companies are allowed to publicize information about National Security Letters they receive. The appeal consolidates three separate actions against the Attorney General that question whether the government’s restrictions on how companies can talk about NSLs violates the[…]
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U.S. businesses are losing millions in fraudulent wire transfers that have their root in email compromises of accounts belonging to top executives.
Indiana University researchers developed a scanner called MassVet that finds malicious apps hiding in Android markets such as Google Play.
DSL routers from a number of manufacturers contain hard-coded credentials that could allow a hacker to access the devices via telnet services and remotely control them.
A mobile application exploiting the so-called Certifi-gate vulnerability disclosed at Black Hat has been removed from the Google Play store.
While Congress is enjoying its annual summer recess, privacy advocates are worried that the White House’s recent endorsement of the controversial CISA bill–which has been criticized by DHS officials, among others–will push the information-sharing bill over the goal line. The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act is the latest incarnation of Congress’s decade-long effort to legislate some[…]
A SANS ISC report indicates a prominent cybercrime group has begun using the Neutrino Exploit Kit, but that hardly spells the end of the road for the notorious Angler EK.
Hosting provider Web.com said it was breached last week and hackers made off with payment card and personal data belonging to 93,000 customers.
Ride-sharing company Uber, which has already battled a database compromise and hackers selling stolen accounts this year, announced over the weekend that it will bulk up its security division.
Published reports say that AT&T was the National Security Agency’s primary telecommunications partner and facilitated much of its surveillance efforts around telephone and Internet traffic collection.