In the wake of last week’s eDellroot fiasco, Microsoft announced Monday that its revoked support for all the self-signed, trusted root certificates that were found on some Dell computers.
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Details of a National Security Letter attachment were publicly shared, revealing the FBI covets not only telephone and Internet records, but also location data.
Thousands of embedded devices share cryptographic keys and certificates, exposing millions of connections to man-in-the-middle attacks.
Microsoft has added opt-in protection for Windows enterprise users that blocks potentially unwanted programs and applications.
A vulnerability reported to United Airlines that could have been exploited to manipulate flight reservations and customer data sat unpatched for almost six months before it was fixed.
Two more self-signed root certificates and corresponding private keys were found on Dell computers.
Different models of Dell computers have shipped with a preinstalled root certificate and private key, opening the machines up to man-in-the-middle attacks.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts, a company that owns and operates approximately 1,200 hotels across North America, announced last week that a handful of point of sale systems at its hotels were hit by malware.
The German government published the results of its audit of open source disk encryption package TrueCrypt and gave it a relative clean bill of health.
An FBI advisory warns law enforcement and government officials they could be the targets of hacktivists and doxing.