Sunday, April 23, 2017

SECURITY

SECURITY

DAILYMAIL It is not just emails that are being leaked as a result of the recent Sony hack, but also scripts, as the upcoming screenplay for the latest Bond film, Spectre, has found its...
Cyberbombs

Recently, United States Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work publicly confirmed that the Pentagon’s Cyber Command was “dropping cyberbombs,” taking its ongoing battle against the Islamic State group into the online world. Other American officials,...

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...

Sri Sridharan, University of South Florida Our increasingly connected and digital world is vulnerable to attack and needs more skilled professionals who know how to defend it. As connected devices proliferate, particularly smart devices creating...

Email addresses, user names and encrypted passwords were revealed, according to Canonical -- by Jeremy Kirk, courtesy CIO -- courtesy IDG News Service — A website dedicated to discussion of the Ubuntu Linux distribution was...

by Brian Womack & Michael Shepard video courtesy (TBchapulling) Play NSA and FBI Tapping Into Servers: Wash. Post U.S. technology providers from Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) said they don’t give the U.S. government direct access...

Statement comes after firm said its products used RNG reported to contain NSA backdoor. by Dan Goodin, courtesy ArsTechnica, RSA, the security firm that confirmed two of its products by default use a crucial cryptography component...

Sick of the growing lack of anonymity on the web? Apparently many people are, as ‘anonymous’ search engine DuckDuckGo saw a major boost after the NSA Prism scandal leaked.  by Cadie Thompson, courtesy CNBC The 'anonymous'...

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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...

Despite the FBI declaring that North Korea was behind the devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, security experts continue to believe that the hack was an inside job, reports The Security Ledger.   Security firm...

The vulnerabilities allow attackers to gain access to devices used to monitor surveillance cameras or provide remote access to stored data by Lucian Constantin, courtesy IDG News Service - Some D-Link devices that enable remote...