application hacking

Barr Unbowed: Former HBGary Federal CEO says We Need to Learn from LulzSec

This is the first in a two-part interview with Aaron Barr, the former CEO of HBGary FederalEach of us has made mistakes in our lives – woeful errors that we’ve been forced to learn from at great personal cost. Blessedly, those painful experiences are typically private affairs. Tears are spilled. Mea culpas are issued to those we’ve wronged, then we, the folks we hurt and the storm clouds move on.

Researcher Says Siemens Downplaying Serious SCADA Holes

Dillon Beresford, the NSS Labs researcher who disclosed serious holes in industrial control system software from Siemens says the company is downplaying the seriousness of the vulnerabilities in its public statements, and that a supposed “fix” for the vulnerabilities is inadequate. 

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