Sunday, April 23, 2017

SECURITY

SECURITY
Kanye gets threatened

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

MSU researchers say when it comes to keeping online information safe from hackers and other criminals, it's up to the individual user to keep his or her data secure When it comes to keeping online...

Michael McElfresh, Santa Clara University  It’s very hard to overstate how important the US power grid is to American society and its economy. Every critical infrastructure, from communications to water, is built on it and...

Bogachev currently appears on the FBI’s Cyber’s Most Wanted list. He is believed to be at large in Russia. This reward offer reaffirms the commitment of the U.S. government

Any organization that has not already started to think about the impact mobility has on IT security should start doing so this year. 63% of businesses provide formal access to some of their business applications...

Last year, after some years of development, Intel and Samsung announced Tizen OS - an open platform designed to work with a broad spectrum of devices ranging from smartphones to PCs to tablets to in-car...

Hackers have accessed designs for more than two dozen major U.S. weapons systems, according to a devastating classified report from a Pentagon advisor shared with the Washington Post. Although the report from the Defense Science...

Peter Krapp, University of California, Irvine Pennsylvania State University’s College of Engineering took its computer network offline on May 15 after disclosing two cyberattacks. The perpetrators were able to access information on 18,000 students, who...

Andrew Vierra, Georgia State University and Brian D Earp, University of Oxford - Following the death of 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teen who committed suicide after forced “conversion therapy,” President Barack Obama called for a...

Signing users in to a mobile or web app isn’t necessarily hard, but keeping their credentials safe is something that’s often best left to specialists. The OpenID Foundation today announced the launch of OpenID...

Don't panic, yet by Iain Thomson, courtesy theregister - Students from the University of Texas successfully piloted an $80m superyacht sailing 30 miles offshore in the Mediterranean Sea by overriding the ship's GPS signals without any alarms...

Russia Grants Snowden 1-Year Asylum - As reported by the New York Times reproters STEVEN LEE MYERS and ANDREW E. KRAMER MOSCOW — Brushing aside pleas and warnings from President Obama and other senior Americans, Russia granted Edward J....