Tuesday, March 28, 2017

SECURITY

SECURITY
Kanye gets threatened

The hacker group Anonymous appears to have posted a video threatening Kanye West

Frederic Lemieux, Georgetown University President Trump has gotten off to a rough start with the intelligence community. The day after being sworn in, Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in an apparent attempt to mend his relationship...

Researchers hack a teleoperated surgical robot to reveal security flaws Source, University of Washington - How safe is that robot doing your surgery? Researchers easily hacked a next generation teleoperated surgical robot to test how easily...
hacker

Malicious hacking online costs the private and corporate sectors up to $575 billion annually, according to internet security firm McAfee. While security agencies seek out "ethical" hackers to help combat such attacks, little is known...

Richard Forno, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Anupam Joshi, University of Maryland, Baltimore County This week’s WikiLeaks release of what is apparently a trove of Central Intelligence Agency information related to its computer hacking...

The latest revelation from the Snowden trove of papers is that the NSA had hacked into servers belonging to Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. To the point that they were able to get ahold of...

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office Press Inquiries Anonymity networks protect people living under repressive regimes from surveillance of their Internet use. But the recent discovery of vulnerabilities in the most popular of these networks —...

Rahul Telang, Carnegie Mellon University - Recent reports that hackers were able to penetrate a variety of US databases – especially at the Office of Personnel Management and at insurers Anthem and Premera Blue Cross, where...
cyber fatigue

Richard Forno, University of Maryland, Baltimore County As a new presidential administration takes over, it will need to pay significant attention to cybersecurity. Indeed, we’ve already been told to expect “a comprehensive plan” for cybersecurity...

Despite what you see on TV, facial recognition isn't a silver bullet. The drivers license and student ID photos of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and images published by the FBI and Massachusetts law enforcement during the manhunt...

  CYBERSECURITY EXPERT JOHN McAFEE TO ADDRESS NAB SHOW TECHNOLOGY LUNCHEON John McAfee pioneered the commercial antivirus industry when he formed McAfee Associates in 1987. The company was later acquired by Intel for $7.68 billion. He...
video

The 1.4 million vehicle Fiat/Chrysler recall began after a Wired Magazine article. Then Twitter Engineer Charlie Miller and IOActive Director of Vehicle Security Research Chris Valasek exposed a Jeep's security vulnerability, all on video:...