Joseph Menn

Recent articles by Joseph Menn

Symantec attributes cyber attacks to leaked CIA hacking tools

Symantec attributes cyber attacks to leaked CIA hacking tools

Longhorn is a "sophisticated cyber espionage group".
Apr 11 2017 6:46AM
Cisco's scramble exposes uncomfortable truths about US cyber defence

Cisco's scramble exposes uncomfortable truths about US cyber defence

Too much focus on offense?
Mar 30 2017 10:36AM
Yahoo scanned customer emails for US intelligence

Yahoo scanned customer emails for US intelligence

Wrote custom software for real-time searches of incoming messages.
Oct 5 2016 4:53AM
Probe of NSA hacking tools leak points to an own goal

Probe of NSA hacking tools leak points to an own goal

Careless operative blamed for fumble three years ago.
Sep 23 2016 8:21AM
Duqu spyware used stolen Foxconn certs

Duqu spyware used stolen Foxconn certs

Attackers target hardware manufacturers to steal digital credentials.
Jun 16 2015 5:57AM
US deployed Stuxnet-style attack against North Korea

US deployed Stuxnet-style attack against North Korea

Foiled by low penetration of the internet.
May 31 2015 2:37PM
Obama to demand US organisations share cyber threat data

Obama to demand US organisations share cyber threat data

Announcement imminent.
Feb 13 2015 11:22AM
Computers remain exposed to boot-up vulnerability

Computers remain exposed to boot-up vulnerability

Manufacturers failing to heed security warnings.
Aug 4 2014 6:24AM
Suspected Apple hackers arrested in Russia

Suspected Apple hackers arrested in Russia

Facing two years jail.
Jun 11 2014 9:44AM
Incoming NSA chief touts transparency, defends surveillance

Incoming NSA chief touts transparency, defends surveillance

First interview since taking on the job.
May 13 2014 11:35AM
Former UK spy exec warns NSA tools could fall into criminal hands

Former UK spy exec warns NSA tools could fall into criminal hands

'It is a big worry'.
Mar 4 2014 12:25PM
Apple rushes out patch for SSL authentication flaw

Apple rushes out patch for SSL authentication flaw

Update: Users urged to run update, and only hook up to trusted connections.
Feb 22 2014 11:19PM
Microsoft reassures nervous foreign business customers

Microsoft reassures nervous foreign business customers

Follows Google and Yahoo by beefing up encryption.
Dec 6 2013 12:16PM
Hacker 'mercenaries' spy on Japan, South Korea

Hacker 'mercenaries' spy on Japan, South Korea

Under the IceFog.
Sep 26 2013 6:39AM
Cloud giants claim little impact from Snowden revelations

Cloud giants claim little impact from Snowden revelations

Boon for encryption sector.
Sep 16 2013 2:22PM
Calls to rebuild web security after NSA revelations

Calls to rebuild web security after NSA revelations

Security agency accused of deliberately undermining standards.
Sep 9 2013 1:30PM
Apple hit by hackers who targeted Facebook

Apple hit by hackers who targeted Facebook

Java vulnerability exploited in new wave of attacks.
Feb 20 2013 6:28AM
ITU stalemate could spur national regulation

ITU stalemate could spur national regulation

Academics warn of inevitable fragmentation of internet controls.
Dec 17 2012 3:17PM
White House review clears Huawei of spy claims

White House review clears Huawei of spy claims

Equipment let down by "poor programming".
Oct 18 2012 9:10AM
US bank site hackers used advanced botnets

US bank site hackers used advanced botnets

Largest banks targeted.
Oct 4 2012 6:38AM

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