Critical Infrastructure

The Japanese government has announced its plan to create an agency that will help protect the nation's critical infrastructure against cyber-attacks. Sources told The Yomiuri Shimbun that the organization, which has been...
EU

The Council of the European Union (EU) intends to implement a series of new information security rules all across the Union. On Tuesday, the Council announced its adoption of a set of...
mobile app

The Norwegian Consumer Council has filed a complaint in which it accuses a fitness-based mobile app of continuously tracking users even when they're not exercising and of failing to delete personal...
website

Law enforcement recently booked a security researcher for hacking into county and state elections websites. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement accused David Levin, 31, of hacking into the Florida state elections...
Quantum-Resistant

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced a collaborative effort with the public to help it find "quantum-resistant" cryptographic algorithms. The upcoming effort in part responds to NIST Internal...
fingerprint

A federal judge recently ordered a woman to unlock an iPhone using her fingerprint to verify Apple's TouchID biometric identification system. On February 25th, Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan, a 29-year-old woman from Los Angeles...
Phishing

GoPhish is a free and simple phishing framework that allows organizations everywhere to conduct real-world phishing training with their employees. Given the rising threat of data breaches and email-based attacks, each organization...
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HP Support Center has released security updates that address a series of vulnerabilities found in HP Data Protector. Released on April 18, the security bulletin addresses six vulnerabilities found by Jon Barg...
apple

The FBI has found "no evidence" of contact with ISIS on the unlocked iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters. In late March, one chapter of an ongoing legal controversy between...
Ransomware

Researchers have found 3.2 million machines that are vulnerable of being targeted in a ransomware campaign. According to a post published by the Cisco Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group, attackers can...