infosec

US weighs Russia, China sanctions in cyber attacks

US weighs Russia, China sanctions in cyber attacks

Plans to retaliate after embarrassing breaches.
Sep 1 2015 1:50PM
BitTorrent plugs denial of service protocol vulnerability

BitTorrent plugs denial of service protocol vulnerability

libµTP receives patch against traffic reflection abuse.
Aug 28 2015 3:00AM
Linux Foundation starts security vetting program for FOSS

Linux Foundation starts security vetting program for FOSS

Seeks input on initial criteria.
Aug 26 2015 11:38AM
Google Play store app exploited critical 'Certifi-gate' Android flaw

Google Play store app exploited critical 'Certifi-gate' Android flaw

Recordable Activator dev only wanted a temp solution.
Aug 26 2015 11:28AM
Adobe settles giant 2013 data breach class action suit

Adobe settles giant 2013 data breach class action suit

Compensation not disclosed.
Aug 17 2015 6:21PM
Lenovo rootkit loaded bloatware onto clean Windows installs

Lenovo rootkit loaded bloatware onto clean Windows installs

Large number of consumer devices affected.
Aug 13 2015 11:14AM
Rootkit hole left in Intel processors for 16 years

Rootkit hole left in Intel processors for 16 years

Memory sinkhole leaves older chips permanently vulnerable.
Aug 12 2015 4:36PM
Infosec pros hit back over new UK software export controls

Infosec pros hit back over new UK software export controls

Calc.exe exploit demos exempted from guidelines.
Aug 12 2015 10:22AM
Mozilla issues patches against Firefox file-stealing flaw

Mozilla issues patches against Firefox file-stealing flaw

Vulnerability under active exploit.
Aug 9 2015 5:26PM
New Android bug renders device silent, unresponsive

New Android bug renders device silent, unresponsive

Denial-of-service flaw affects more than half of all current users.
Jul 30 2015 12:15PM
Hacking Team breach could have been an inside job

Hacking Team breach could have been an inside job

Former staff under investigation.
Jul 21 2015 7:10AM
Infosec firms oppose 'misguided' exploit export controls

Infosec firms oppose 'misguided' exploit export controls

Claim new rules will put the world at greater risk.
Jul 16 2015 10:52AM
NSA releases Linux-based open source infosec tool

NSA releases Linux-based open source infosec tool

Aims to avoid duplication of effort for govt agencies.
Jul 14 2015 9:46AM
Millions of US citizens' personal data taken in OPM hack

Millions of US citizens' personal data taken in OPM hack

Stolen data includes social security details.
Jul 10 2015 6:43AM
Government exploit vendor hacked, client data exposed

Government exploit vendor hacked, client data exposed

Update: Australian agencies potentially compromised.
Jul 6 2015 1:17PM
China tightens grip on cyber security with sweeping new law

China tightens grip on cyber security with sweeping new law

Will make systems, networks 'controllable'.
Jul 2 2015 9:01AM
Cisco to buy OpenDNS for $823m

Cisco to buy OpenDNS for $823m

To bolster security business.
Jul 1 2015 11:32AM
Cisco plugs default SSH key security hole

Cisco plugs default SSH key security hole

Remote attackers could connect with superuser privileges.
Jun 29 2015 6:12AM
Aussie mining tech firm counts cost of Chinese hacking

Aussie mining tech firm counts cost of Chinese hacking

The damage an attack can do to your bottom line.
Jun 25 2015 5:03PM
Tatts hunts for IT security boss

Tatts hunts for IT security boss

Looks to bolster infosec creds.
Jun 23 2015 2:30PM

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