A National Security Council member promised Rep. Jim Langevin that a final U.S. rule on the Wassenaar Arrangement would not happen without another public comment period.
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Google again has enhanced its Safe Browsing service with protection against deceptive embedded content.
Researchers at Rapid7 disclosed details on patched vulnerabilities in the Web APIs of toys from Fisher-Price and hereO that exposed the personal data of children.
While the government still covets exceptional access to encrypted data, a Harvard paper says that plenty of surveillance opportunities remain, especially with the Internet of Things, metadata and more.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest on the BlackEnergy APT Group, Amazon getting into the SSL certificate game, and government agencies being told to audit their systems for the Juniper backdoor.
Mike Mimoso talks to privacy and security veteran Jon Callas of Silent Circle about the digital footprint businesses and consumers leave, how to secure our private data, and how a new documentary sponsored by Silent Circle called “Power of Privacy” helps visualize how personal information is shared-and abused-online.
Amazon’s new Certificate Manager is providing SSL certificates for free to AWS customers but experts warn it’s only a matter of time before they’re exploited.
Lenovo’s SHAREit file-sharing app for Windows and Android has been patched against vulnerabilities that put private data at risk.
AMX, a provider of audio-visual conferencing gear used in sensitive government and military locations, has removed a “deliberate” backdoor in one of its central controller system products.
Google has patched Android against a critical Linux kernel vulnerability, and said the number of affected Android devices has been exaggerated.