Lieu asks FCC to expedite investigation of SS7 flaw after DCCC hack

Lieu asks FCC to expedite investigation of SS7 flaw after DCCC hack

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) is calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to accelerate its investigation of the SS7 flaw.

State wildlife agencies halt license sales after apparent vendor breach

State wildlife agencies halt license sales after apparent vendor breach

The fish and wildlife agencies of Washington, Oregon and Idaho have temporarily suspended the sale of hunting and fishing licenses and tags after the vendor operating their online licensing system was apparently breached.

U.S. CIO promotes $3.1B government-wide IT update

U.S. CIO promotes $3.1B government-wide IT update

U.S. CIO Troy Scott promoted a $3 billion proposal to modernize government technologywhile speaking at an annual summit.

Verify service to be used outside of central government

Verify service to be used outside of central government

The interim boss of GOV.UK's Verify service is set to look for ways to use the identity-confirmation tools outside of central government.

Juniper confirms leaked "NSA exploits" affect its firewalls, no patch released yet

Juniper confirms leaked "NSA exploits" affect its firewalls, no patch released yet

Juniper confirms exploits leaked by the Shadow Brokers group appear to affect its firewalls, but has not yet patched the vulnerabilities.

Ransomware: The evolution of cybercrime, a roundtable

Ransomware: The evolution of cybercrime, a roundtable

The threat from ransomware continues to grow and the situation will only get darker before mitigation efforts prove reliable and the miscreants move on to another attack vector, according to a panel of cybersecurity experts gathered in Manhattan on Wednesday for the Dell Data Security Ransomware Roundtable.

Report: ATM hackers flee Thailand after stealing $350,000 from state-run bank

Report: ATM hackers flee Thailand after stealing $350,000 from state-run bank

Five suspected cyberthieves have reportedly fled Thailand after allegedly stealing approximately $350,000 in cash from 21 malware-infected ATMs operated by the state-run Government Savings Bank (GSB).

Singapore to shut off internet access for government agencies

Singapore to shut off internet access for government agencies

The government of Singapore is to shut off access to the internet of government agencies in an effort to preempt a cyber-attack or a data breach.

After NSA leaks, a renewed interest in vulnerability disclosure

After NSA leaks, a renewed interest in vulnerability disclosure

Code leaked by the Shadow Brokers group has set off calls from security researchers and tech groups for a national conversation about vulnerability disclosure policy.

HHS' Office for Civil Rights instructs its investigators not to overlook smaller breaches

HHS' Office for Civil Rights instructs its investigators not to overlook smaller breaches

In a revision of its policies, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights has instructed its regional offices to place more of an emphasis on investigating smaller health-care data breaches that affect fewer than 500 individuals.

India threatens jail for visiting forbidden sites

India threatens jail for visiting forbidden sites

Visiting a 'forbidden' website is now punishable with a three-year jail term in India - even without downloading anything. NordVPN predicts a surge of VPN subscriptions in India by Internet users to protect online freedom.

City of Sarasota hit with ransomware

City of Sarasota hit with ransomware

Although a ransomware attack hit the city of Sarasota, Fla. in February, owing to an ongoing criminal investigation, details of the attack are only now being revealed.

EU ministers rattle sabres at encrypted ISIS jihadi comms channels

EU ministers rattle sabres at encrypted ISIS jihadi comms channels

France and Germany discuss 'tapping' encrypted end-to-end networks such as WhatsApp and Skype

NIST RFI seeks to increase public-private cooperation

NIST RFI seeks to increase public-private cooperation

NIST issued a far-reaching request for information, seeking cybersecurity suggestions from the private sector on a range of topics.

NSA helped Belgium during investigation, led to arrest of Paris attacker

NSA helped Belgium during investigation, led to arrest of Paris attacker

Belgian security officials reportedly turned to the National Security Agency (NSA) during an investigation that led to an accused Paris terrorist.

Industry pros react to Cisco, Fortinet advisories after possible Snowden NSA leak

Industry pros react to Cisco, Fortinet advisories after possible Snowden NSA leak

Snowden documents were published Friday, strengthening evidence that code leaked by the Shadow Brokers contains zero-day exploits used by the NSA.

U.S. government extends offer to protect states from electoral cyberthreats

U.S. government extends offer to protect states from electoral cyberthreats

Updated! As it considers classifying the electoral system as critical infrastructure, the U.S. government has pledged to provide states with federal assistance to help manage voting cyber risks and taking additional steps to quell fears the election this fall could be hacked.

China launches first quantum satellite, aimed at creating "hack-proof" quantum communications

China launches first quantum satellite, aimed at creating "hack-proof" quantum communications

China launched an orbital carrier rocket early Tuesday morning carrying the 'Micius' satellite, believed to be the world's first quantum satellite.

Guccifer 2.0 publishes new DCCC docs about Florida districting plans

Guccifer 2.0 publishes new DCCC docs about Florida districting plans

The persona known as Guccifer 2.0 published DCCC documents related to Florida primaries that provide detail into a re-districting effort that the hacker says shows congressional primaries are "becoming a farce."

Is the EU to blame for further prompting privacy issues with OTT services?

Is the EU to blame for further prompting privacy issues with OTT services?

The European Commission to looking to tighten its regulatory grip on US-based tech companies which are slowly replacing traditional telcos in the services they provide.

Jury selection in Seattle for Russian hacker charged with credit card fraud

Jury selection in Seattle for Russian hacker charged with credit card fraud

Roman Valerevich Seleznev, a Russian charged with hacking into servers and global carding forum sites resulting in $170 million in phony credit card purchases, will face a federal jury this week.

Interior Dept. must update access control standards to meet NIST guidelines - report

Interior Dept. must update access control standards to meet NIST guidelines - report

The U.S. Department of the Interior must update its access controls to meet current standards, according to an inspector general report.

EPA IG won't release report on cybersecurity practices

EPA IG won't release report on cybersecurity practices

The EPA has 30 systems that contain personally identifiable information (PII), according to the At a Glance summary of the inspector general's report.

Fallout from DNC hack broadens to donors

Fallout from DNC hack broadens to donors

The fallout from the hack into the DNC continues as it is now being reported that celebrities, C-suite executives and other high-profile donors to the Democratic party were also ensnared.

US government accuses Hinkley point partner of nuclear espionage

US government accuses Hinkley point partner of nuclear espionage

Major partners in the controversial nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point have been accused in American courts of attempting to steal US nuclear technology.

Israeli parliament recommends creation of national cyber-authority

Israeli parliament recommends creation of national cyber-authority

The Israeli Knesset waits on the passage of a bill which would see the amalgamation of Israel's cyber-defences into one central authority

Email accounts of Hillary Clinton and 100+ Democratic officials hacked

Email accounts of Hillary Clinton and 100+ Democratic officials hacked

As the FBI investigation into the hack of the Democratic National Committee broadens, it is being reported that the private email accounts of Hillary Clinton and more than 100 Democratic officials also have been breached.

White House finalizes Federal Source Code policy; will launch Code.gov within 90 days

White House finalizes Federal Source Code policy; will launch Code.gov within 90 days

The White House on Monday unveiled its finalized Federal Source Code policy, designed to encourage federal agencies to share code with each other, as well as the open-source software development community.

Report: Spyware used to dox Vietnam Airlines is lurking in other Vietnamese institutions

Report: Spyware used to dox Vietnam Airlines is lurking in other Vietnamese institutions

Spyware that was recently found to have infiltrated Vietnam Airlines has also embedded itself in the website operations of various Vietnamese institutions, warned cybersecurity firm Bkav, the Vietnam News Agency reported.

Four Australian banks seek Apple tech for mobile transactions, Apple says no

Four Australian banks seek Apple tech for mobile transactions, Apple says no

A group of four banks in Australia want customers to be able to use the banks' own mobile apps when conducting financial transactions with Apple Pay.

Elektrilevi joins European network for cyber-security

Elektrilevi joins European network for cyber-security

Estonia power company joins European network for cyber-security to improve its cyber-resilience.

Groups oppose EU funding of Romanian intelligence agency's facial recognition data program

Groups oppose EU funding of Romanian intelligence agency's facial recognition data program

European privacy groups have voiced opposition to a planned surveillance data project that would significantly expand the technology capabilities of Romania's domestic intelligence service.

Kaspersky: ProjectSauron, aka Strider, rivals the most elite APTs in sophistication

Kaspersky: ProjectSauron, aka Strider, rivals the most elite APTs in sophistication

The cyberespionage group identified as Strider by Symantec researchers is as sophisticated a threat as any known APT in history -- including Duqu, Flame, The Equation Group and Regin -- according to an analysis by Kaspersky Lab.

Online retailer EZcontactsUSA.com to pay $100K over breach

Online retailer EZcontactsUSA.com to pay $100K over breach

The online retailer has agreed to pay the penalty and to upgrade its data security practices.

Lord of the spy ring: Strider APT cites Tolkien, found snooping on Russian targets

Lord of the spy ring: Strider APT cites Tolkien, found snooping on Russian targets

Symantec yesterday disclosed its discovery of a cyberespionage group called Strider, which appears to be targeting mostly Russian entities with spyware attacks that bear the hallmarks of a sophisticated nation-state operation.

Gov't thinks it has right to data, Lavabit founder says

Gov't thinks it has right to data, Lavabit founder says

Lavabit founder Ladar Levison warned a Def Con audience that there's no law on the books protecting privacy.

Government retains dozens, not thousands, of zero-days

Government retains dozens, not thousands, of zero-days

The number of vulnerabilities in the federal government arsenal hovers in the dozens, Columbia University Senior Research Scholar Jason Healey told a DEF CON 24 audience.

NATO cyber defense ambassador reflects on cyberwarfare's ethics

NATO cyber defense ambassador reflects on cyberwarfare's ethics

NATO's recent proclamation that cyberspace is an official domain of warfare, along with Russia's reported cyberaggressions against the U.S. and Ukraine, raises interesting questions about how one can responsibly manage cyberwarfare.

Advocate Health Care hit with largest HIPAA settlement

Advocate Health Care hit with largest HIPAA settlement

Advocate Health Care will pay $5.55 million for a breach that led to the exposure of personally identifiable information of four million patients.

Russians predict further attacks on Clinton's campaign HQ - immunity offered to hackers

Russians predict further attacks on Clinton's campaign HQ - immunity offered to hackers

Russian hacking groups believed responsible for the Clinton hacks may not be the Russian state but may be silently condoned by it.

At Black Hat, researchers detailed cybergang efforts against Iranian dissidents

At Black Hat, researchers detailed cybergang efforts against Iranian dissidents

Two independent cybersecurity researchers took the stage at Black Hat to diagram how groups possibly controlled by the Iranian government are targeting dissidents.

Senators push for Oversight hearing into Trump's Russia comments

Senators push for Oversight hearing into Trump's Russia comments

Senators ask Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to hold a hearing that examines Donald Trump's Russia comments entreating Russia to "find the 30,000 emails that are missing."

Researchers link Iran to malware targeting Syrian opposition

Researchers link Iran to malware targeting Syrian opposition

Citizen Lab researchers spotted a malware operation, dubbed Group5, targeting "well connected" Syrian opposition.

Advanced malware linked to South China Sea cyber-attacks

Advanced malware linked to South China Sea cyber-attacks

F-secure has linked the use of a Remote Access Trojan, to a recent ruling in the Philippines vs. China territorial dispute.

Three more DNC staffers depart in wake of email furor

Three more DNC staffers depart in wake of email furor

The fallout at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) over the leak of nearly 20,000 stolen emails continues with the announcement that three more top staffers will be exiting.

SSA's move to 2FA not enough, say experts

SSA's move to 2FA not enough, say experts

The Social Security Administration has instituted new security measures, but the step may do little to thwart cyberthieves.

Brexit leading to rising tide of scams, says KPMG Fraud Barometer

Brexit leading to rising tide of scams, says KPMG Fraud Barometer

Economic uncertainty following the Brexit vote is creating the perfect conditions for cyber-fraud, according to KPMG's Fraud Barometer.

ThreatConnect, Fidelis tie Fancy Bear to DCCC hack

New research on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) breach was likely the work of the Fancy Bear APT group, the same Russian intelligence-linked hackers responsible for intrusions at the DNC.

NASA credentials leaked on Pastebin likely from old hacks

NASA credentials leaked on Pastebin likely from old hacks

What a researcher flagged as a trove of email and password login credentials ofNASA employees likely reflected an attempt by an underground equivalent of script kiddies trying to make quick money by recycling old compromises.

Don't be like 'Mike': Authorities arrest mastermind of $60M online scam operation

Don't be like 'Mike': Authorities arrest mastermind of $60M online scam operation

A 40-year-old Nigerian national and alleged online scam artist, accused of bilking his victims out of more than $60 million, was arrested in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in a joint operation.

Companies can now register for Privacy Shield certification

Companies can now register for Privacy Shield certification

The U.S. Department of Commerce opened registration for Privacy Shield certification.

DHS sets guidelines for reporting cyberattack to the feds

DHS sets guidelines for reporting cyberattack to the feds

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is attempting to eliminate the guess work for organizations when it comes to reporting a cyber incident by issuing a "how-to" guide.

North Korea blamed for spear-phishing of South Korean officials

North Korea blamed for spear-phishing of South Korean officials

North Korean hackers are believed to be the culprits behind a phishing attack on nearly a hundred South Korean diplomats, security officials and journalists.

Clinton Campaign systems hacked

Clinton Campaign systems hacked

The Justice Department's national security division is looking into a breach of the Clinton Campaign's computer network.

FBI posts 'Cyber's Most Wanted' list

FBI posts 'Cyber's Most Wanted' list

The FBI has posted a "Cyber's Most Wanted" list to appeal to the public for help in nabbing a number of criminals wanted for crimes involving computers, bank fraud and other nefarious online schemes.

ACLU Utah, ACLU motion challenges DEA warrantless access to Utah drug database

ACLU Utah, ACLU motion challenges DEA warrantless access to Utah drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah and the ACLU have taken to the courts to challenge the DEA's warrantless access of private prescription records from the Utah Controlled Substance Database.

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Eighty-three percent of fraudulent money transfers reported to the FBI as the result of business email compromise scams are wired to banks in China and Hong Kong, CNN reported, following an FBI presentation at the International Conference on Cyber Security.

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

The FBI is looking for candidates to fill its brand-new position of senior-level data scientist, a role requires specialization in big-data analytics and whose responsibilities include serving as a top advisor and consultant to Cyber Division executives.

Arab-American org joins privacy groups in DNC anti-surveillance push

Arab-American org joins privacy groups in DNC anti-surveillance push

An Arab-American policy organization has joined with civil liberties and privacy groups to address domestic surveillance policies that target Arab American and American Muslim communities.

U.K. testing social media logins for authentication

U.K. testing social media logins for authentication

To enhance the use of its web portal, gov.uk, the U.K. government is testing the use of its subscribers' social media logins as an authentication method.

Feds nix SMS-based 2FA

Feds nix SMS-based 2FA

Government service providers will be required to phase out the use of SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) as the result of new guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Privacy implications in store for users of "Trump Yourself"

Privacy implications in store for users of "Trump Yourself"

A new Facebook app from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign which invites users to "Trump Yourself" could contain privacy implications.

[Updated with video] Final arguments heard in Lauri Love extradition case

[Updated with video] Final arguments heard in Lauri Love extradition case

Counsel for Lauri Love and the US government rehearsed their final arguments as Tom Reeve reports from Westminster Magistrates' Court yesterday.

Law enforcement community meets to discuss balancing privacy and cybercrime

Law enforcement community meets to discuss balancing privacy and cybercrime

Members will discuss and examine the challenges of balancing privacy and fighting cybercrime.

Feds would benefit from adoption of IoT, analysis finds

Feds would benefit from adoption of IoT, analysis finds

The federal government would greatly benefit from implementation of Internet of Things technology, but few agencies are taking advantage, says the Center for Data Innovation.

Trump's Russian interests and Guccifer 2.0

Trump's Russian interests and Guccifer 2.0

A flood of information has emerged that connects GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to a questionable cast of characters who are linked to Russian interests.

Russian hackers take the stage at DNC convention

Russian hackers take the stage at DNC convention

The email dump underscored the holes in security and privacy yawning at many organizations and the very real possibility that nation-states like Russia have upped their game to manipulate the democratic process.

TSA master key hackers expose dangers of physical and digital key escrow policies

TSA master key hackers expose dangers of physical and digital key escrow policies

The hackers responsible for reproducing seven master keys used by the TSA to open locks commonly placed on luggage have now duplicated an eighth key in an effort to demonstrate the dangers of digital key escrow policies.

Estonia in talks to back up data in U.K.

Estonia in talks to back up data in U.K.

Fearing a Russian cyberattack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the U.K and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the U.K.

Illinois ACLU applauds new stingray regulation

Illinois ACLU applauds new stingray regulation

The ACLU of Illinois applauded Governor Bruce Rauner's Friday signing of legislation regulating stingray use as a "measure that increases transparency."

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

How has Anonymous avoided being labeled as a terrorist group? That is a serious question that was proposed by an anthropologist during the HOPE Conference in New York City.

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three defendants were charged in federal court on Friday for their role in a global telecommunications fraud conspiracy that compromised mobile phone users' accounts and cloned their cell phones to make unauthorized illegal international calls.

Authorities blocked from accessing accused's iPhone

Authorities blocked from accessing accused's iPhone

A man sitting in jail on charges of sex trafficking was ordered by a federal judge to unlock his iPhone, but so far his attorney has succeeded in blocking the order on constitutional grounds.

WhatsApp in the spotlight after Turkey publishes messages of coup officers

WhatsApp in the spotlight after Turkey publishes messages of coup officers

WhatsApp messages of military officers involved in Turkey's attempted coup were published by the country's state-run media outlets.

Audit: FBI's threat prioritization process too subjective and sluggish

Audit: FBI's threat prioritization process too subjective and sluggish

The FBI's process for prioritizing cyberthreats is too slow and subjective, hindering its ability to optimize allocation of resources to address these dangers, according to a new report from the DoJ's Office of the Inspector General.

MS-ISAC official: Ransomware top priority

MS-ISAC official: Ransomware top priority

Ransomware threats targeting government IT systems nationwide at the state and local level are steadily increasing.

BlackBerry CEO calls helping law enforcement 'civic duty,' takes swipe at Apple

BlackBerry CEO calls helping law enforcement 'civic duty,' takes swipe at Apple

Cooperating with law enforcement is "our basic civic responsibility," BlackBerry CEO John Chen told reporters at a media Q&A at the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York.

Alleged owner of world's most visited BitTorrent site arrested

Alleged owner of world's most visited BitTorrent site arrested

A Ukrainian man was arrested Wednesday in Poland for allegedly owning and operating one of the world's largest BitTorrent distribution sites.

'Right Sector' hackers attempt to blackmail Polish government

'Right Sector' hackers attempt to blackmail Polish government

A group claiming to be a far-right Ukrainian nationalist group has attempted to blackmail the Polish ministry of defence.

Library of Congress systems back to normal after four-day DDoS attack

Library of Congress systems back to normal after four-day DDoS attack

After a four-day long DDoS assault, the Library of Congress announced its computer systems have returned to normal.

Wassenaar Arrangement 'inhibits international cyber-security efforts'

Wassenaar Arrangement 'inhibits international cyber-security efforts'

The Wassenaar Arrangement for regulating the international arms trade is threatening to choke the international cyber-security community and ultimately make us less secure, an audience at RSA Singapore heard.

Google recieved record number of data requests: 4,677 in latest transparency report

Google recieved record number of data requests: 4,677 in latest transparency report

Google's latest transparency report displays a continued increase in data requests the company received from government authorities.

Turkey blocks access to WikiLeaks after 300K emails released

Turkey blocks access to WikiLeaks after 300K emails released

Turkey blocked access to WikiLeaks after almost 300,000 emails from the Justice and Development Party (AKP Party) were released Tuesday.

Guccifer 2.0 files reveal more info about donors: Hollywood celebs, corporate execs

Guccifer 2.0 files reveal more info about donors: Hollywood celebs, corporate execs

Guccifer 2.0 documents reveal information about prominent donors to the Democratic party, including Hollywood celebrities Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and David Geffen.

ISA presents 12-step cybersecurity program at RNC cyber forum

ISA presents 12-step cybersecurity program at RNC cyber forum

ISA President Larry Clinton urged lawmakers to treat cybersecurity "with a greater sense of urgency," saying in a release that the economics of cybersecurity need to be better integrated into policies.

U.S. proposals could allow foreign warrants to US firms

U.S. proposals could allow foreign warrants to US firms

The White House is discussing proposals with U.S. allies that could allow foreign governments to serve search warrants requesting email and wiretap information to US companies.

Russian security firm linked to Carbanak cybergang

Russian security firm linked to Carbanak cybergang

The Carbanak cybergang which facilitated the heist of $1 billion from banks around the world last year, was linked to the Russian security firm Infocube.

Jailbird: Cardinals exec who hacked Astros sentenced to 46 months in the grand slammer

Jailbird: Cardinals exec who hacked Astros sentenced to 46 months in the grand slammer

The former St. Louis Cardinals baseball executive who illegally hacked into the Houston Astros' computer systems in order to gather intelligence and obtain an unfair advantage was sentenced in Houston yesterday to 46 months in federal prison.

Three arrested in $2.5M Taiwanese ATM malware heist

Three arrested in $2.5M Taiwanese ATM malware heist

Three suspects were arrested after a network of Eastern European and Russian cybercriminals used malware to steal $2.5 million in cash from dozens of machines around the country.

NATO CCDCOE considers cyber-warfare cooperation

NATO CCDCOE considers cyber-warfare cooperation

NATO CCDCOE urged to promote cooperation in training of cyber-defence experts as the cyber realm declared a theatre of war.

UK rail network suffers four cyber-attacks in past 12 months

UK rail network suffers four cyber-attacks in past 12 months

The UK rail network has been hit by cyber-attacks at least four times in the past 12 months.

DARPA competition looks to AI to be cybercrooks

DARPA competition looks to AI to be cybercrooks

DARPA are starting a competition to help automate defence and see how artificial intelligence can combat cyber-threats.

Tor provides access as social media blocked during attempted military coup in Turkey

Tor provides access as social media blocked during attempted military coup in Turkey

As the Turkish government allegedly blocked access to social media during what was reported as a military coup, The Tor Project said Friday that people can use the Tor browser to reach Facebook, Twitter and the free Internet.

IP Bill: the end-to-end-to-end encryption?

IP Bill: the end-to-end-to-end encryption?

A debate in the House of Lords has unearthed some previously unnoticed powers included in the much maligned investigatory powers bill including the desire to break end-to-end encryption.

U.S. Cyber Command readies for first troop deployment

U.S. Cyber Command readies for first troop deployment

The demand for a cybersecurity component that can be deployed to protect U.S. military infrastructure and combat forces is so strong that Cyber Command will begin deploying its cyber troops even before the complete force is trained and staffed.

President Trump 'would be a disaster for innovation,' say Silicon Valley leaders

President Trump 'would be a disaster for innovation,' say Silicon Valley leaders

Silicon Valley tech sector leaders released a statement expressing dismay at the possibility of Donald Trump becoming president.

Guccifer 2.0 leaks docs on 11K donors, tries to draw attention back to DNC hacks

Guccifer 2.0 leaks docs on 11K donors, tries to draw attention back to DNC hacks

Guccifer 2.0 leaked additional documents purportedly pilfered from the Democratic National Committee and which included donor information and a file on former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, according to The Hill.

Second Circuit rules in favor of Microsoft, gov't can't force access to email on Irish server

Second Circuit rules in favor of Microsoft, gov't can't force access to email on Irish server

Privacy advocates hailed the Second Circuit's ruling as a victory for Microsoft and, if it holds, will likely inspire confidence among privacy advocates and European privacy regulators about the fortitude of the U.S.'s privacy posture.

House committee grills FDIC after report details history of data breach cover-ups

House committee grills FDIC after report details history of data breach cover-ups

An interim report filed yesterday by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology revealed gaping holes in the FDIC's cybersecurity posture and accused the financial institution of withholding documents pertaining to data breaches.

Maxthon browser vulnerable to Chinese cyberespionage and MitM attacks

Maxthon browser vulnerable to Chinese cyberespionage and MitM attacks

Researchers have found that the Maxthon browser sends sensitive data to a browser in Beijing and is prone to man-in-the-middle attacks.

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