Tuesday, March 28, 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...

Microsoft and Sony have been working to restore internet platforms for their Xbox and PlayStation games consoles. Attacks disabled the online services on Christmas Day, making it difficult for users to log on. The Xbox Live...

courtesy TechDirt We already wrote about how various states' attorneys general (AGs) are seeking to get Congress to give them an exception to Section 230 of the CDA, which would let them pin liability on...

Courtesy (Reuters) - Bolivia accused the United States on Wednesday of trying to "kidnap" its president, Evo Morales, after his plane was denied permission to fly over some European countries on suspicion he was taking...

In unity with the prison's inmates, the hacking group pledges to disrupt online activities at Guantanamo -- prompting the U.S. military to shut down the base's Wi-Fi. by Dara Kerr After the hacking collective Anonymous launched...