CANCUN–Businesses, especially those in the financial sector, should operate under the assumption that data exfiltration either is or will soon happen in their organization. A lot like car insurance, end users should hope for the best and prepare for the worst, according to Wells Fargo’s Steve Adegbite, who spoke on the challenges of detecting silent[…]
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The appetite for Twitter user data from governments around the world continues to grow, with the volume of such requests increasing by 40 percent in the second half of 2014.
Surveillance, privacy and security are serious subjects. So too, for some people, are cat memes and GIFs of screaming goats. And Cheezburger Inc., the premier purveyor of said memes and GIFs, wants its users to know that the company is standing up for their rights. The folks at Cheezburger have built an online empire on[…]
The top cybersecurity officials in the United States on Wednesday said that China is harming the potential for an open Internet through its policies of censorship, and also said the country’s continued cyberespionage operations are damaging the two countries’ relationship. In a piece co-authored in Politico with Ambassador Robert Holleyman and Alex Niejelow, the chief[…]
A relatively new Android Trojan that specializes in stealing banking information by intercepting SMS messages has been making the rounds.
Using a new proof-of-concept, local and public IP addresses can be extracted from candidate messages sent by the API Directory’s STUN protocol requests .
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Ghost glibc vulnerability and its repercussions, the Apple iOS and OSX patches, the link between the Regin APT platform and the NSA. Plus Super Bowl predictions!
Reddit published its first transparency report and said it received a relatively low number of government requests for user information and content takedowns.
Mozilla announced the availability of a meta referrer header in Firefox 36 beta. The meta referrer provides users with policy options limiting the personal data sent in web requests.