President Trump signed a resolution to complete the overturning of internet privacy protections that would have prevented ISPs from tracking you online without first asking users to opt-in.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation retracted a blog post today highly critical of Verizon and the upcoming rollout of an app called AppFlash made by Evie Labs.
This year’s Security Analyst Summit is previewed and the news of the week is discussed, including a Microsoft IIS zero day, a new Mirai variant, and the broadband privacy ruling.
Microsoft warns this year’s crop of tax scams use social engineering attacks based on fear to spread banking Trojans and collect personal info.
A look at 200 zero day vulnerabilities reveals key details on longevity, value and how long it takes to create one after a software vulnerability has been identified.
In today’s connected world, governmental agencies spend tax money investigating new ways to breach software created to protect people, cyber-threats are getting more and more complex due to the diversity of devices, and users are less and less interested in protecting their privacy. Who’s the bad guy in this story and how can security vendors […]
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A bill that would exclude organizations from prosecution for hacking back is already stirring up some concerns about potential unintended consequences.
A massive spam operation that sent out more than one billion messages a day was exposed by researchers who called the operation “illegal” and a “tangible threat to online privacy and security.”
The news of the week is recapped, including the fallout around CloudBleed, the CloudPets breach, and a Slack token bug. The life of Howard Schmidt is also remembered.
By making the Vulnerability Equities Process law, advocates of the idea argue there would be more reliability, transparency and accountability in the process of government vulnerability disclosure.